Mod Podge

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Dishwasher Safe vs Outdoor Mod Podge

Have you ever wondered what is the best Mod Podge to use? Can you use Dishwasher safe instead of Outdoor because they are both waterproof? Well, here we compare them and show you the differences. The task at hand We thought to aid your choices we can give a comparison between the Outdoor and the Dishwasher Mod Podge.  There are benefits to both of these as they similar They both act as a glue, varnish and sealer Non-toxic, safe for the kids Starts off opaque, but dries clear Works on any... Read More

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On the 5th Day of Christmas: 5 Gold Rings!!!

  DAY 5   I love the 12 Days of Christmas song. But my favourite part is singing from the top of my voice 5 Gold rings. I don’t know why but it has always been my favourite part as a child.   So to celebrate 5 Gold Rings, here are some quirky 5 versions of 5 Gold Rings. ♦ Number One: Yummy Gold Doughnuts My first had to be food related! I was just about to decorate some doughnuts, as I looked everywhere for Gold doughnuts and couldn’t find... Read More


On the 2nd Day of Christmas: Hama Beads Cards & Gift Tags

DAY 2   There is not a lot you can’t create with Hama Beads. They are a versatile way of creating without too much mess.   We ran a children’s workshop with Hama Beads making Christmas tags and cards. Now as much as the children loved it, all the adults found it fascinating. You can really bring out your organised pattern building with these little beads. All you have to do is iron them to melt them together and you have your cute art.   Create Christmas coasters and presents... Read More

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Plaid is now back in stock…

We love the ranges from Plaid and last week we received a huge delivery. For those that do not know Plaid is based in the USA and is well known for its creative do-it-yourself kind of products and we are very excited to get more of their range in at Crafty Arts.   We are excited because we have extended our range with even more Mod Podge, Folk Art and brand new Painting by Numbers. We thought that we would give you some inspiration for the home and gifts that... Read More

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How To Make an Easter Bunny Wreath #ChallengeDana

Hello and welcome to my first blog for Crafty Arts, I am a local Romford based crafter and like to think I can turn my hand to everything (although don’t hold me to that!) so when me and Tash were scrolling through Pinterest drooling over all the beautiful Easter crafts we stumbled across a beautiful image of a rabbit wreath and me being me, thought I can make that. So Tash challenged me to it and these are the results. Next month it’s your turn to challenge me! Attach a... Read More

Getting Organised 2014 10/01/2014

Tip of the Month: Getting organised for 2014

We are now in 2014 and January is the month of New Year’s resolutions and decluttering. Over the next few months I intend to declutter my life, starting with my desk at work and then move on to the rest. With the help of pinterest here are a few helpful ideas that I found along the way; Sticky Note List I found this on https://finallyinfirst.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/sticky-note-list-freebie.html You can download the template and create your own version.    Wipeable Calendar I really liked the idea of this calendar as it is very... Read More