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How to Make Your Own Concrete Vase (Part 2)

Here’s the second part of my concrete vase experiment.  If you already read part 1 you’ll remember that I said concrete and cement aren’t the same products. The bagged concrete mix has little rocks and pebbles and is a rougher texture.  Bagged cement is the smooth flour-like powder, which is what I preferred working with to make my vases. I also used a silicone mold for this project vs making my own in the previous tutorial.  I did research buying molds designed for making  ...

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How to Make Your Own Concrete Vase (Part 1)

I don’t know about you but every time I go to a handmade fair there are always a few vendors selling concrete vases.  I drool over them until I see the price!  Then I quickly set them back down and continue on my way. I just had to see if I could figure out how to make my own concrete vase for pennies on the dollar. I learned a few things along the way and I’m happy to share my experiment tips with you!!  This will actually be a 2 part post, one is about concrete and the other  ...

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How to Make Alcohol Ink Canvas Clipboard Frames

Have you heard about alcohol inks before?  I recently discovered this new crafting medium and wanted to experiment a bit with them. I know that you can place them on printable vinyl to make your own fun patterns but I wanted to see if it would work on canvas. Guess what?  It did!!  You just need to prep the surface first. Read the full how-to here!       Go ahead and pin this for later!!  

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Five Unexpected Ways To Use Tattoo Paper

  Oh tattoo paper how I love you…let me count the ways, five to be exact. You are so much more than a product we apply to our skin. You are a versatile tool in our Silhouette specialty media arsenal and you deserve the lime light for a few minutes. 1. You make adorable gift bags       Photo Credits: Maritza Lisa Look at these amazing muslin and paper gift bags. Who wouldn’t be thrilled to be handed one of these cute bags? I know I’ll be doing this next  ...

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