Basics of DIYing: Basic guide to using Epoxy Resin

Resin is all the rage right now and everyone’s ❤️ -ing it. You can use it for sealing, making jewelry, home projects and more. Here is a basic tutorial, with supplies, to make easy dried flower / herb resin magnets. Supplies: Round magnets (available at all craft / home stores) Any silicone based mold Epoxy Resin…

Basics of DIYing: Make Your Own Soap – A Step-by-Step Guide

Making your own soap is easy, creative and very fulfilling with the added benefit of playing around with your own colors and fragrances. The easiest way is using the melt-and-pour method. You will need: A soap base – either shea butter / glycerin (you can purchase a huge block online at a cheaper rate than…

Basics of DIYing -Fabric Paints and how to use them

Fabric paints help add interest to old clothes that you’re bored with. These paints do not require any heat setting; the paint bonds to the fabric while you work. Tulip paints are the most common fabric paints and come in different colors and finishes. These are permanent colors but can gently fade with constant washing….

Basics of DIYing – Mod Podge and its uses

Mod Podge is the new crafting must have in the DIY world as it makes projects so much easier to complete without using too many materials, specifically decoupage – which is a means of decorating a surface using paper cutouts or fabric with other decorative elements. Mod Podge is a glue + sealer + finish,…

Basics of DIYing – What to choose and what to use.

I finally completed my one year anniversary on WordPress this January 😀 😀 During this wonderful year of DIYing and sharing on my blog, I came across questions from bloggers on what basic tools / media/ paints etc to pick when creating projects and I wanted to use this post to give a generic outline…