Handmade Holidays

Trick or Treat Stained Glass Panel Free Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials and Tools Stained Glass – Your choice of colors       Glass Glob for the lollipop 20 gauge silver wire 18 gauge wire for the handle on the candy container and the lollipop stick. Studio Pro™ Solder 60/40 Studio Pro™ Soldering Iron Studio Pro™ Foil Shears (optional)            Studio Pro™ Flux              Studio Pro™ Fid or a Pencil or Popsicle Stick Studio Pro™ Work Surface Homosote Board Diamond Max™ Grinder or Scythe Stone Studio Pro™ Glass Cutter   Basic Supplies ...

Boo Pumpkin Custom Tile Candy Pick Free Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials and Tools KraftyBlok Image Art Paper™ Clear Glass Crafting Tile 1” x 1” White and Black Acrylic Paint Beading Wire 26 gauge 6” Bare Copper Wire 14 AWG 1ft Seed Beads 9/0 assorted fall colors (60) Orange Ribbon 1 ft Black Ribbon 1ft Halloween Votive (dollar store) Black Felt 1”x 1” E6000® Super Glue Wire cutters Hammer Pencil or Chop Stick Paper Towels Bowl for Water Scissors Laser Printer   Tips: This project requires the use of a laser printer, not an inkjet. ...

Mosaic Halloween Pumpkin Luminary Free Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials and Tools 6” glass votive Jennifer's Mosaics™ Cathedral Orange - 3 packages Jennifer's Mosaics™ Opalescent Black - 1 package E6000® Glue Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Wheeled Glass Nippers Studio Pro™ Safety Glasses Tealight candle or light Tips: Nip glass chips over a bowl or box to capture glass shards, for easy disposal. When creating mosaics on a rounded surface, fill a quart plastic bag half way with rice and rest the object on the bag. This will prevent round items fro...

Fused Heart Throb Bottle Stopper Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Tip Gentle back and forth pressure with a glass file or Scythe Stone will remove rough edges on your cut glass pieces.     Materials 1 pc Fuseworks™ Clear Sheet Glass 1 pc Fuseworks™ Clear Dichroic Scrap 1 pc Fuseworks™ Transparent Red Sheet Glass 1 – 4 ½” piece each- red, copper & purple  26 gauge colored wire 5 - Clear Glass Seed Beads 5 – Diamond Cut Faceted Glass Beads, Ruby colored 4mm V-cut Fuseworks™ Round Bottle Stopper   Tools E6000® or other glass/metal glue Needle...

Free Forget Me Knot Mosaic Stepping Stone Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials 9” Heart Stepping Stone Mold 2 pkg Vintage Mosaics Red Toile or red-toned pottery or dishes 2 pkg Red Stained Glass Chips 1 Red Gem   Tools Tile Nipper Adhesive Tracing Paper Outdoor Cement Colorants – Brick Red Bone Grout   Basic Supplies Pen Scissors Measuring Cup Mixing Bowl and Spoon Petroleum Jelly Paper Towel     Instructions 1. To protect work area, cover with newspaper. 2. Using a paper towel, apply a thin coat of petroleum jelly along the inner edge...

Stained Glass Turkey Football Panel Free Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials Studio Pro™ Stained Glass #932332 Grass Green/Cream Studio Pro™ Stained Glass #91312 Brown/Green/Gray Studio Pro™ Stained Glass #93192 Honey Wisp   Studio Pro™ Stained Glass #910862 Peaches/Cream Studio Pro™ Stained Glass #93692 Red/Green/White Studio Pro™ Stained Glass #964122 Ruby Cathedral          Studio Pro™ ¼” Black Lined Copper Foil Tinned Jump Rings Glass Bead Wire 20 gauge silver 16” Flux or Paint Brush (to apply flux)               Tools Studio Pro™ Soldering...

Festive Mosaic Ornaments Free Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials  • 3 – 3 ” Smoothfoam Balls • 1 package Diamond Tech™ Classico Mini Iridescent Tiles • 1 package of Diamond Tech™ Classico Mini Tiles • 1 - 2 LB Container Jennifer’s Mosaics™ White Grout • 16G Tinned Copper Wire Tools  • E-6000® Adhesive • Round Nose Pliers • Flush Cutters • Metal Skewer   Basic Supplies latex or nitrile gloves, paper towels, newspaper or kraft paper, water, disposable cup, smooth cloth, pencil   Project Tips: • Mosaicing on a curved surface can be...

Mirror Snowflake Holiday Ornament Free Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Materials • 1 wooden snowflake picture frame ornament                       • 1 package Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Variety Mirror • 1 package Jennifer’s Mosaics™ 3/8” Glass Gems   Tools • Jennifer’s Mosaics™ White Grout • Jennifer’s Mosaics™ Wheeled Glass Nippers • Silicone Glue (Liquid Nails)   Basic Supplies Sponge, bowl, mixing spoon, soft cloth, disposable glove, white acrylic paint   Project Tips: • Cover your work area with newspaper to protect surface. • Collect all supplies ne...

Mosaic Pumpkins Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Makes 1 Pumpkin Materials Needed for Project: 1 Artificial Carvable Pumpkin 16oz Tile of your choice Glue Wheeled Glass Nippers Xacto Knife 1lb of Sanded or premixed Grout Colorant color of your choice Stirring Stick SpongeBucket for mixing Paper Towels Water Newspaper Measuring Cup Latex Free Gloves Safety Goggles Dust Mask Paint color of your choice LED Candle Mosaic Tips: - Outdoor temperature as well as water temperature can affect grout setting time; chilly condi...

Fused Glass Menorah Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Hanukkah The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a special candelabrum, the nine-branched Menorah or Hanukiah, one light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night. An extra light called a Shamash (Hebrew: "guard" or "servant") is also lit each night for the purpose of lighting the others, and is given a distinct location, usually above or below the rest.   Materials Fuseworks™ 2”x3” Sheet Glass – The Basics Fuseworks™ Dichroic Bits and Pieces...

Fused Wreath Bottle Stopper Free Fuseworks Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Add sparkle to your holiday table with this festive holiday wreath stopper. Easy to create, this decorative bottle stopper is a great for holiday entertaining and makes a great gift too!   Materials Fuseworks™ 2”x3” Sheet Glass – Cool Colors Fuseworks™ 2”x3” Sheet Glass – Warm Colors Fuseworks™ Dichroic Bits and Pieces Fuseworks™ Round Bottle Stopper Seed Beads assorted colors 5 Fun Wire™ Red 20 gauge 1 ft.   Tools Fuseworks™ Kiln Fuseworks™ Kiln paper Fuseworks™ Glass Cutter Fu...

Fused Holiday Sparkle Bracelet Free Fuseworks Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Project Tip This project was fused using a 1000 Watt Microwave. All microwaves and kiln combinations will have slightly different firing patterns. Adjust firing time accordingly.   Materials Fuseworks™ Dichroic Bits and Pieces Fuseworks™ 2”x3” Sheet Glass – The Basics Fuseworks™ Gun Metal Link Bracelet   Tools Fuseworks™ Kiln Fuseworks™ Kiln paper Studio Pro Glass Cutter Safety Glasses   Instructions 1. Measure and mark the following glass sheets: Black Sheet Glass – eleven 3/8...

Easter Egg Hunt Stained Glass Panel Free Project Guide

March 19, 2018

Project Tips   Before you begin, find a place to work that has great ventilation where you can open a window and use a fan.   An area safe from children and pets is recommended.   The less you move an unfinished project, the less likely you are to have damage.   Here’s a great place to be creative! For the Easter eggs, use various colors and styles of art glass. Fused glass, embellished with stringers and frit, make great decorated Easter eggs. Fusing is the process of heating two or ...

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 ...