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DIY Disco Ball Cactus in a Pot – For Hanging Jewelry

So you’re probably wondering…what’s a disco cactus? Think of it this way…if a cactus plant got married to a disco ball, their baby would be a disco ball cactus! I recently did this disco ball cactus in a pot with my middle grades class and I have to say – it was a huge hit! […]

Fake donut props

Realistic Fake Donuts – DIY artificial food prop

I’m not sure why I have a fascination with fake foods but it must be because they have zero calories and they still look pretty. I’m sure you’ve seen fake cakes at a wedding and when you make them with lots of detaill, people won’t be able to tell that they’re not real. I’ve been […]

How to transfer a photo using Liquitex gel medium 

I recently discovered a new technique and it feels like magic! If you’ve ever wondered how to do an image transfer using an acrylic medium, you’re in the right place. I’ll be breaking down how to use the Liquitex gel medium to make gel medium transfers onto paper, art journals or canvas. I’ll also be […]

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Sneaker Planter – High Top in Resin, Plaster or Cement

Recently I got this crazy idea. I wanted to make a sneaker planter. That’s right, I wanted to make a replica of a shoe to use as a planter. I thought it would be fun for the kids in my classes to be able to design, customize and paint a shoe. Shoe designing is creative […]

How to Make Handmade DIY Sushi Candles with Rolled Beeswax

Do you like sushi and candles? Why not combine the two and make DIY sushi candles! We’re big sushi lovers in my family, so this project is a favorite of ours. I’ve made these beeswax candle creations with my entire family and my students, and they’ve all loved it! Candle making using beeswax sheets is […]

The Best Rhinestone Glue (Top glues to use in 2023)

So you want to get started with bedazzling, but you’re now sure which rhinestone glue is best? Do not worry…I’ll “stick” it to you! When it comes to adding rhinestones, there are several important factors to keep in mind when choosing the right adhesive or glue. Some questions to ask before getting started are: I […]