How to make a decorative mask

  Making your own mask can be fun and exciting. Handmade masks come in handy for themed events such as Halloween parties or a masquerade ball. They also make perfect gifts for family and friends. Here are some items you will need to make a great mask at home: A plain plastic mask Assorted feathers Acrylic craft paint A black marker A decorative stud Craft glue Invisible rubber thread A small drilling machine or screwdriver Follow these steps to help create the perfect mask for your event: Color your plain white Zucker plastic mask with gold or silver craft paint. […]

How to make your own colored jeans

This spring wearing pastel colored jeans is in fashion. Instead of buying a new pair of colored jeans, I am planning to make my own. I already own an old pair of white jeans and plan to color that to give it a new look. With a few easy instructions you can make your own trendy looking colored jeans at home. What you need: Rit dye Pair of old white jeans Bucket Hot water How to do it: I love pastel colors and have chosen lavender color for the same. Rit dye has around 500 colors to choose from so […]

DIY fun paper mache mask

  Paper mache is a really fun and easy project, and it’s great for both kids and adults. We especially love this particular paper mache mask idea because the result is something you can actually use for fun costume parties (especially in combination with cheap pink sweet 16 tiaras) later on. If you take care in the construction, you’ll actually be left with a very usable mask that you’ll be able to wear – kids love these and will want to show off with all of their friends. The whole project takes just a couple of days and is a fun one […]

DIY paper heart garland

Paper is a crafters best friend! So bring out a pile of paper and have reams of fun with these paper crafts for kids. They’ll enjoy making masks, hats, baskets and other paper crafts. Assuming you’re an avid scrap-a-holic who has got tons of scrapbook paper laying around, put it to use with this fun and easy DIY paper heart garland. Whether they’re cut, folded, pasted, or printed, paper heart garlands are easy to make – and make pleasant interior home décor for birthday parties or other in-home events! Read on to find out how you can make your own […]

How to recycle old game pieces

  Before you take that stack of old games to the donation station, there are few items you might want to recycle into something beautiful and artistic. I love to keep recycle old Dominos and make them into pretty keepsakes. Sometimes they make cute little personalized gifts as well. You might not have dominos, but this project idea might just inspire you to recycle other game pieces into coasters, magnets and other treasures that you can keep for yourself or give as gifts.       Here’s what you need: – Domino game pieces – Rubber stamps – Ink pads […]