Stars and Stripes Wall Art using recycled and vintage stamps

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Stars and Stripes Wall Art Using Recycled and Vintage Stamps This Stars and Stripes Wall Art was made using vintage and recycled stamps, PVA glue (modge podge) and a truck load of patience.  It was one of the first wall art projects I made a few years ago, and it involved sifting through thousands and thousands of  vintage stamps to find … Read More

DianaStars and Stripes Wall Art using recycled and vintage stamps

Pop Art Canvas Marmite Jar From Recycled Paint Chip Cards

DianaCrafts, Decoration, Recycled, Wall Art

Pop Art Canvas Marmite Jar  From Recycled Paint Chip Cards The strap line for Marmite has always been “Love it or Hate it”. To be honest, I am fairly ambivalent to the taste. I like it with cheesy toast, but find a little goes a long way.  I am however very drawn to its visual branding. Its very pop art … Read More

DianaPop Art Canvas Marmite Jar From Recycled Paint Chip Cards

Art From Comics: An Easy Kids Art Project

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Art From Comics

Art From Comics: An Easy Kids Art Project Jamie was given an art assignment at school for the Christmas holidays with the subject “Childhood”.  Unlike Abbi, he’s not usually confident (or enthusiastic) about art projects, but he very quickly decided he would make a picture of his old teddy bear, using art from comics. Materials Backing board or thick card Comics PVA … Read More

DianaArt From Comics: An Easy Kids Art Project

Recycled Art – Skull Made From Buttons

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Recycled Art - Skull Made From Buttons

Recycled Art – Skull Made From Buttons A couple of years back, I became obsessed with making art from recycled odds and sods.  Also I became quite obsessed with skulls and such like.  Ok yes I may have a bit of an obsessive temperament.  The perfect solution: make a skull made from buttons as a large wall art.  As you … Read More

DianaRecycled Art – Skull Made From Buttons

DIY cushion cover – Awesome applique cushion with scraps from kids old clothes

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DIY cushion cover - Awesome applique cushion with scraps from kids old clothes

DIY cushion cover – Awesome applique cushion with scraps from kids old clothes Cuttings scraps from your children’s old clothes and using them in an applique cushion cover is a great way to capture lots of memories in one space. Materials Needed: Material  – enough to cover your cushion pad.  Instruction to make a cushion cover here. Scraps of material in … Read More

DianaDIY cushion cover – Awesome applique cushion with scraps from kids old clothes