Sunday, September 29, 2013

Easy to Make Candles for Fall

Using a hard wood like buckthorn you and make some unique candle holders for fall.  If you have an abundance of wood laying around in the yard or just finding some as you go on a hike be careful as you create these beauties from your wood as to place the candles properly and use the correct type of candle to create these.  The project can be viewed step-by-step in details with how-to's and photos.
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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Free Online Mini-Class Introduction into Figure Drawing

Everyday Sketching: 31 Still Life Prompts by Jon Stich

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Artist, illustrator and educator Jon Stich encourages you to see everyday objects in a new light in this daily practice class. You’ll sketch using gouache, brush pens, and graphite pencils. After establishing a familiarity with the tools, color-mixing, and finding shadows, you’ll progress to illustrating objects from your day-to-day life. Jon Stich’s technical guidance will help you to identify value and compositional elements, and by working daily you will establish a routine that is both reflective and exploratory.
Learn how to:
  • Work with a limited palette
  • Work with gouache
  • Identify value and shadows
  • Use a brush pen
  • Draw and paint from still life
  • Work with transparency and opacity
  • Create form in a drawing or painting

People Watching: A Daily Portrait Challenge by George McCalman

Friday, September 27, 2013

Free Pattern Friday for Quilting, Crochet, Knitting, and More!

Christmas Stocking (Crochet)
It's FREE PATTERN FRIDAY time again and this week we have a whole bunch of patterns to feature.
First be sure to check out where they feature great new free patterns each week.  This week they have free patterns for to quilt a maple fox, sew a leather needlebook with scissor shield, a free eco-friendly scarf to knit, free Cosmo necklace pattern, Free paper craft candy corn banners, free heart embroidery pattern and a free cowl neck to crochet.  

Thursday, September 26, 2013

New Easy to Crochet Hat and Scarf Pattern for all sizes infants to adults

Have you ever wanted to crochet a quick hat for several people in your family and make them up in one evening?  Now you can with this easy pattern to make hats for the entire family! The pattern book featured is to easily crochet any size hat in a beanie or fold over style plus and matching winter scarf.  The pattern calls for worsted weight yarn but can be adjusted for other yarns. Plus the hat pattern can be crocheted by using a Magic Circle Crochet or a standard slip stitch and crocheted all the way around using one color or more than one color.

The eBook can be downloaded on Amazon Kindle,

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Free Easy to Crochet Hat, Neck Warmer and Wristlets

Leisure Arts 2011
This set is super quick and easy to crochet and best of all it is a free pattern.
Use Super Bulky Yarn and a Large crochet hook Size S 
This Helmet, Wristlets, and Neckband are quick to make with super bulky yarn and large hook.
Finished Size 
• Cap: Approx 20”/51cm around and 7”/18cm deep. 
• Wristlets: Approx 8”/20.5 around by 
5”/12.5cm long. 
• Neckband: Approx 3”/7.5cm wide by 
19.5”/49.5cm long.
This pattern is available for free: N_05_10_HelmetSet.pdf

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Download 24 Free Halloween Pumpkin Carving Templates

Here is an easy way to make pumpkin carving easy and fun just download and re-size any one of the 24 free pumpkin carving templates from the DIY Network and attach it to your pumpkin and begin your carving project. 
Rovio Angry Birds Pumpkin Carving Kit Rovio Angry Birds Pumpkin Carving Kit
Includes punch,saw,scoop and 7 patterns. Pumpkin is not included. This is an officially licensed Angry Birds product.

Pumpkin Tool Box Carving Kit Pumpkin Tool Box Carving Kit
Pumpkin Tool Box Includes: (1) Bright orange tool box that is made of plastic with a see-through window,(1) Safe-2-Lite Candle Holder,(1) Candle,(1) Pumpkin Scoop,(1) Marker,(1) Carving Tool,(1) Sure Grip Tool,(1) Etching Tool and (6) Stencils. Tool Box measures approximately 8" wide x 6" deep x 3" high.

Duck Dynasty - Willie Adult Costume Duck Dynasty - Willie Adult Costume
This costume includes wig, beard, bandana, and vest. Does not include shirt, pants or shoes. This is an officially licensed Duck Dynasty product.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Making Calendars and Chalkboards Using Paint

Paint have some great ideas when it comes to using chalkboard paint. Paint furniture to write on, use circles to create a unique wall calendar to use for everyday use and more.
Idea Market Chalkboard Coffee MugCone Flower Chalkboard Sign

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