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How to make chipboard video

This video shows you two ways to cut out and how to make chipboard embellishments. Chipboard embellishments can cost a lot, I found a small packet of tiny tags today that had a price tag on them $4.95! seriously, that’s not good. Did you know you can make these little chipboard embellishments yourself?  Two free versions is to use cereal boxes and scrap card stock. These adorable little chipboard embellishments can be used on your mixed media projects or greeting cards, just to name two. How to cut chipboard embellishments Dies are ideal for cutting out tags and shapes for your DIY chipboard, cuts one at a time a bit slower but does a great job for layering ScanNcut machine ...

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texture paste techniques and recipe video

Texture paste techniques and recipe for use as a primer on your art canvas, you can even use it as glue on the very popular mixed media projects. Use it as texture through stencils, my demo mixing the recipe is so easy, it only takes minutes! RECIPE: 1/4 cup baby powder (talcum powder) 1 tablespoon white glue 1 tablespoon white acrylic paint water as needed Texture paste is perfect for using as a primer on chipboard embellishments before you colour them. METHOD: put powder, glue and paint, together in a small wide mouth glass jar and stir until combined. Add water if and as required to get the consistency you want. Texture paste consistency Thin consistency: if you add too ...

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Paper flower embellishment from book pages video

How to make a Paper flower embellishment from book pages. Save money, when you make paper flower embellishments yourself. They’re perfect for when you colour your backgrounds with distress inks, and then colour these little paper flowers with the same or matching colours to get a unique card or mixed media piece. You can use delicate pages from phone books and dictionaries or old messy pages are perfect as well. You can use flower petal punches to cut your petals out, or use my petal drawing free pdf which you can download and print out here. pdf petal pattern: flower 6 petals pattern art craft crazy When you make these Paper flower embellishment from book pages you will have lots of ways ...

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5 Heart Ideas video

5 Heart Ideas that are sure to give you enough combinations for valentine’s day, a wedding or an anniversary. These ideas can be used on any craft project you like. They’re perfect heart embellishments to put on a mixed media project, a gift box or a handmade card. There could be so many uses for these little love hearts, the ones I’ve made are perfect to get you started, inspired. White on White for Wedding hearts Change the color to all whites and add some glitter, tulle and gems, and you have a beautiful wedding heart. I’ve used foam board (non-porous) because it’s easy to get and I like the white background to show off the colors. The metallic inks ...

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Mixed Media Heart Embellishment video

Try this easy to make mixed media heart embellishment with three main components, cardboard, aluminium foil and tiny shapes glued under the foil, yep underneath the foil, it’s right on trend. I first designed and made this heart embellishment because I didn’t have the right heart for my project, and now I make them so quickly each time I need one, because they are so handy and go on so many backgrounds. Cheap to make, yes! Embellishments are so expensive, these cost pennies because you can use up bits and pieces and scrap cardboard or foamboard. You can also make a larger version and add it to a mixed media canvas for your next wall art project. I’m making one ...

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Party Hat from a paper plate video

Need a party hat real quick? This video is about how to make a party hat from a paper plate. Grab your hot glue gun and some bling and hit play… Stand out at your New Year’s celebration, a Birthday or work party and I’ll bet you now one will know your wearing a paper plate on your head! If you love dressing up for parties and want a unique and cute bespoke party hat, make a party hat from a paper plate. They’re so easy to make and you can make them to match your outfit or your party theme.    

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Shaker card 3D toothy tiger design video

How to make a Shaker card 3D toothy tiger design for a birthday or a gift card. I like to raise the background in my shaker cards because the micro beads pass in and around the bits and pieces, and get stuck here and there, that makes them look really cool. Cut a corner bookmark and glue it inside the shaker box for a different kind of 3D shaker card. I show you how I used 3D (raised) box packaging for the shaker window…that I recycled from Christmas gift tags that I paid $3.00 for and they turned out perfect. This Card is a cute square happy birthday shaker card. You can pop any quote or sediment on it actually, ...

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Gold foil tea light candle covers for Christmas video

Make these cute little Gold foil tea light candle covers for Christmas. It’s hot foil printing using a toner printer and a laminator. Free printable of the paper wraps with three designs, stars and Christmas trees. I have done mine, with gold foil on brown paper, they look so cute. Tea Light Candles look amazing on the table in a group or up on the mantle piece out of children’s reach. You will need some gold reactive foil, there are a few brands, like Minc and iCraft deco foil. It’s easy to get either in store like Spotlight in Australia, I like to get it on sale because they are a bit expensive in there. Or Craft Online they have ...

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Love is Love Handmade Cards video

Love is Love Handmade Cards, made with Love to celebrate equality in Australia. Art Craft Crazy have designed a square card celebrating Love in a personal way with a verse inside that completes the feels. Love is Love Handmade Cards My cards are unique and most are a one off design, so you need to get in quick, because I may not have that particular piece of paper ever again. I use handmade embellishments that I have made myself for these cards, so you will not get these beautiful designs anywhere else. If you do miss out on a handmade card that has been listed in the Art Craft Crazy Shop please send me a contact message and let me ...

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What to do if your facebook effect stays in review video

What to do if your facebook effect stays in review too long. Camera effects puts a transparent overlay on your profile picture’s, as well as photos and videos on your smart phone. But what do you do when you’ve created a frame in Facebook camera effects platform, and it’s stuck there, what’s going on? In this video, I show you how to get things moving, and how to get your frame submitted and checked as active. get this heart frame here: www.facebook.com/fbcameraeffects/tryit/1818587878156101/ Feel free to use any of my designs to frame your facebook stories and profile pictures, if there is something in particular that you think would look nice in my library for you and others to use leave me ...

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