Handmade Holidays

Silly Billy the Snowman

March 20, 2018

Silly Billy the Snowman  BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 3 TIME TO COMPLETE: 1 day   MATERIALS CHECKLIST: KraftyBlok™ - One KraftyBlok™ Mini – One KraftyBlok™ Rectangle – One Deco Tile - Black Snow-Tex® Clear Pearl Glaze Wired Garland Phillips LED cool White Battery Operated Snowflake Lights. Googly Eyes Scuplty Clay – Orange 18” Doll knitted Cap, Gloves, and Scarf Large Cotton Ball (snowball) Red Buttons – Three 1 ½” ...

Snow Angels

March 20, 2018

Snow Angels BY: Elaine Fossler SKILL LEVEL: 3 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 days   MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Stained Glass – Your choice of colors • Studio Pro™ Soldering Iron • Studio Pro™ Foil Shears (optional) • Studio Pro™ Flux • Studio Pro™ Glass Cutter or band saw • Studio Pro™ Foil  • Horseshoe nails • Paint Brush (to apply flux) • Fid • Max Grinder • Homosote board or heat resistant surface OPTIONAL: • 90 COE white glass and black frit...

Snowflake Stepping Stone

March 20, 2018

Winter Wonders Stepping Stone   MATERIALS CHECKLIST: . • 8” Round Stepping Stone Mold • 1 pkg. Stained Glass Chips Blue • 1 pkg. Stained Glass Chips White • 20 lb Jennifer’s Mosaics Outdoor Cement • 2 lb White Grout • Wheeled Glass Nippers • Plastic Bowl and Mixing Spoon • Newspaper • Scrubby or Sponge • Safety Glasses • Petroleum Jelly • Rubber Gloves • Soft Cloth • Paper Towel • Mosaic Glue • Carbon Paper • Pen DIRECTIONS:  Step 1: Get Ready! • Cover your work area w...

Snowflake Tray

March 20, 2018

Mosaic Snowflake Serving Tray   Kit Materials:   • 1 Wooden Serving Tray 14 ½” x 11” • 1 package each Blue and White Iridescent Glass Chips • 1 package White Glass Chips and Blue Glass Chips • 8 oz. White Unsanded Grout • Mosaic Adhesive • Latex Glove • 2 oz. White Latex Paint • Foam Brush • Mixing Spoon • Carbon paper and pencil • Snowflake pattern • Project pattern • Paper Towels or soft cloth • Disposable or plastic bowl • Wheeled Glass Nippers Instructions Step 1 - Pr...

Snowman Hair Tie

March 20, 2018

Snowman Hair Tie A Clear Glass Crafting Tile Project DESIGNED BY: Jeanne Baruth   SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 2   TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 hours – not including drying or baking time.  →PROJECT TIP: · Read all of the KraftyBlok Image Art™ instructions before starting your project. · This project requires the use of a laser printer, not an inkjet. · For the most economical use of the KraftyBlok Image Art™, fill the entire page with images before printi...

Snowman Luminary

March 20, 2018

Snowy Snowman Luminary By Grace Santoro SKILL LEVEL: 2 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 hours   →PROJECT TIP • To return the PH in you skin, rinse with white vinegar.     MATERIALS CHECKLIST • 1 – 5 ounce package of Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Blue Cathedral Glass Chips • 1 – 5 ounce package of Jennifer’s Mosaics™ White Iridized Glass Squares • 1 – 5 ounce package of Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Black Opalescent Stained Glass Chips Chips • 1 – 5 ounce package of J...

Star of David Candle Bling

March 20, 2018

Star of David Candle Bling  DESIGNED BY Jeanne Baruth  SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 2  TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 hours →PROJECT TIP: If you experience difficulty keeping the blue dichroic embellishments in place, use a small bit of fusing glue; 1 drop of white school glue to 3 drops of water. Lightly apply glue to the back of the glass using a paintbrush. Glue must dry completely before fusing. MATERIALS CHECKLIST: Fuseworks™ Microwave Kiln Fusew...

The First NOEL

March 20, 2018

 The First 'Noel!' DESIGNED BY: Jeanne Baruth  SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 4  TIME TO COMPLETE 6 hours  → PROJECT TIP: Carefully read product instructions and cautions before you begin this project. MATERIALS CHECKLIST:  KraftyBlok™ Mini - three KraftyBlok™ Rectangle – one Armour Etch® Gold Leaf Kit Mini Lights – 100 counts, white lights with a white cord Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks Holiday Ribbon 2 ½” wide – 8 feet Red Glitter Pai...

The Red Nosed Reindeer

March 20, 2018

The Red Nosed Reindeer Bead by Dayton Allen MATERIALS CHECKLIST: • Moretti Glass Rods: Transparent Red, Solid Brown, Black and White Rods • Black and White Stringers • Bead Press • Fireworks Tweezer Set •Fireworks Beginner’s Beadmaking Kit • fireworks Safety Glasses • Mandrels coated in bead release   Step 1: The Base • To form the base bead, heat a brown glass rod until a 1/2” ball of molten glass forms, apply the glass to the tip of a warmed mandrel (this bead will not have th...

Victorian Santa Ornaments

March 20, 2018

Victorian Santa Ornaments BY: Rita Schwab SKILL LEVEL: 1 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 5 hours (does not include drying time)   MATERIALS CHECKLIST • 12” x 6” Clear Glass (Picture Frame Glass Works Well) • 5 oz pkg Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Stained Glass Chips Variety • 1 Variety Pack Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Glass ½” Gems • Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Black Grout • Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Wheeled Glass Nippers • Victorian Christmas Card Images • Studio Pro™ Glass cutte...

Vidrio Azul Flores

March 20, 2018

Vidrio Azul Flores (Glass Blue Flowers) DESIGNED BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5 1 being the easiest, 5 being difficult) 1 TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 hours →PROJECT TIP: 1. Wear safety glasses when using glass-crafting tools. 2. Always read and follow kiln safety rules and warnings.  MATERIALS CHECKLIST: • Fuseworks™ Microwave Kiln • Fuseworks™ Kiln Paper • 1 Fuseworks™ Fusible Shape Clear • Fuseworks Milliefiori slices approximately 8 pcs. • Fuseworks™ Small Silver Bail...

Vintage Christmas Ornaments

March 20, 2018

Vintage Christmas Ornaments BY: Lauren DiSanza SKILL LEVEL: 2 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 hours (does not include drying time)   MATERIALS CHECKLIST • 1 pack 2 x 4 Studio Pro™ Diamond Bevels • 1 pack 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 Studio Pro™ Diamond Bevels • Studio Pro™ Soldering Iron • Studio Pro™ Lead-Free Solder • Studio Pro™ 7/32” Black Backed Copper Foil • Studio Pro™ Safety Flux • Studio Pro™ Flux Brush (or a cotton swab) • Studio Pro™ 2 Pack Fid (or c...

Vintage Mosaic Eggs

March 20, 2018

Vintage Mosaic Eggs   DESIGNED BY: Rita Schwab SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 2 TIME TO COMPLETE: 4 hours   →PROJECT TIP: · Use vinegar to return PH to your hands should you grout without gloves.  · Use different size plastic eggs for more variety. · Use broken china or pottery in lieu of VINTAGE MOSAIC™ pieces. · For hard to fit tile pieces, hold tile up to the area to be fitted and outline with a marker the portion of the tile that needs to be ...

Vintage Peter Rabbit

March 20, 2018

Vintage Mosaic Bunny MATERIALS CHECKLIST:  • 10” pre-cast resin, cement or ceramic bunny figurine • 2 pkg Vintage Mosaics™ - black toile • 1 pkg. Jennifer’s Mosaics™ blue stained glass chips • 1 pkg ¼” glass gem variety mix • 2 cups Jennifer’s Mosaics white mosaic grout • Acrylic Paints: Gold and White • Mosaic Glue • Small paintbrush • Rubber gloves • Old towel • Sponge, mixing bowl, measuring cup, spoons, newspaper, pencil, toothpick • Jennifer’s Mosaics Wheeled Glass nippers...

Winter Fun Magnet

March 20, 2018

Winter Fun Magnet BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: 2 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 hours (Does not include drying or baking time)   MATERIALS CHECKLIST • My Tile™ Kit – Large • White Acrylic Paint • Adhesive Magnet Sheet • Snow-Tex • Crystal Glitter • Hot Glue • Paper Towels • Bowl for Water • Scissors • Laser Printer   →PROJECT TIP • Read all of the KraftyBlok Image Art™ instructions before starting your project. • This project requires th...

D.I.Y. Cement Magnets

December 06, 2018

There are so many projects you can make using cement. It's a hot trend in interior decorating and this is an easy project you can include in your home, office, or school. This project guide will teach you how to make fun, adorable, and cool cement magnets. MATERIALS • 129J MOSAIC STONE CEMENT - 2 LBS • A PACK OF ROUND CERAMIC MAGNETS .75IN • CHOCOLATE SILICON MOLDS (WE USED ROBOTS AND BRICKS) • PAINT BRUSH • ACRYLIC PAINT • NEWSPAPER TO COVER WORK SURFACE • WATER • PLASTIC SPOON ...

Fused Christmas Ornaments Project Guide

December 11, 2018

Materials: o FW999 Fuseworks Craft Kiln o K1013 3in Square Variety 7 Pack o K1033 3in Square White & Clear 7 Pack o FW962 Variety Stringers o FW960 Variety Frit o FW845 Dry Wheel Glass Cutter o 600LWFW Running Pliers o Fusing Glue o FW85335 Silver Art Bails o E6000 Adhesive o Red Ribbon o Kiln Paper o FW702 Safety Glasses o FW846 Hot Mitts o Sharpie Marker First things first: o Protect you working surface with newspaper for easy cleanup when cutting glass. o You can ...