Handmade Holidays

Christmas Tree KraftyBlok Luminary

March 19, 2018

Materials • KraftyBlok -Original • KraftyBlok Stand - Original • 1 package of Jennifer’s Mosaics Red Cathedral Stained Glass Chips • 1 package of Jennifer’s Mosaics Green Cathedral Stained Glass Chips • 1 package of Jennifer’s Mosaics Purple Cathedral Stained Glass Chips • String of White Twinkle lights   Tools • Jennifer’s Mosaics Wheeled Glass Nippers • E-6000Glue or a clear silicone   Basic Supplies Newspaper, scissors, permanent marker, ruler   Instructions 1. Remove the l...

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...

Thanksgiving Fused Glass Napkin Ring

March 19, 2018

Makes 1 Fused Glass Napkin Ring   Materials • Fuseworks Microwave Kiln • Fuseworks Hot Mitts • Fuseworks Kiln Paper • Fuseworks Variety Colors 90 Coe Fusible Glass Sheets • Fuseworks Multi Color Stringer 90 Coe • Fuseworks 90 Coe Variety Colors 1" Fusible Rounds • Napkin Ring of your choice • Craft Glue • Jennifer Mosaics Wheeled Glass Nippers • Studio Pro Pistol Grip Glass Cutter • Studio Pro 1" Running Pliers • E6000 Glue • Latex Free Gloves ...

Colorful Copper Patterned Ornaments

March 19, 2018

Colorful Copper Patterned Ornaments   by Lauren DiSanza size: 2 ½” Round each   Add bold color and shine to your Christmas tree!   Materials 1 package Studio Pro 3/8” Copper Foil 4 - 2 ½” Round Glass Ornaments Assorted acrylic paints (we used CraftsmartHoliday Red and Campground and Delta CeramcoatForest Green and Leaf Green) Copper wire 14G (optional) or premade ornament hooks Tools Studio Pro Fid or craft stick ¼” Standard hole punch 5/16” hole punch Round Nose Plier (opti...

DIY Holiday Krafty Block

March 19, 2018

KraftyBlok Christmas Projects   Project 1: Let’s Be Merry Block   Materials One KraftyBlok Rectangle One 5-inch Strand of LED Lights 5-inch Strand of Small Festive Garland 4-6 Small Ornaments One Festive Vinyl “Let’s Be Merry” Sticker or a sticker of your choice. Decorative Ribbon Scissors Optional: Extension Cord   Be Safe! - Use a strand of LED lights instead of regular Christmas Lights. They are much safer and produce less heat. Let’s get started 1. Wrap garland around th...

Elegant Mosaic Christmas Card Holder

March 19, 2018

Elegant Mosaic Christmas Card Holder Materials One 10.6-inch Paper Mache Cone Two 7-inch Paper Mache Cones Assortment of Green Stained-Glass Chips Assortment of Green, Red, and White Glass Tile of your choice. OPTIONAL: White 90 COE Frit One White Powdered (Sanded) Grout 2 Lbs. by Jennifer Mosaics 2mm Copper Wire Wire Cutters Round Nose Plier A Pair of Latex Free Gloves Protective Dust Mask Small Container for Mixing Cement Stirring Stick E6000 Glue Tape Mosaic Tile Nippe...

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 ...

A Snowy Trio Pin

March 20, 2018

 Snowy Trio DESIGNED BY Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5 1 being the easiest, 5 being difficult) 3 TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 hours You will get no chills from this cute trio of frosty snow people. Add a pin back, magnet or glue them to your holiday greetings for a little winter whimsy. →PROJECT TIP: 1. Wear safety glasses when using glass-crafting tools. 2. Always read and follow kiln safety rules and warnings. MATERIALS CHECKLIST: • Fuseworks Kiln • Fuseworks Kiln paper • Fusew...

All I Want For Christmas

March 20, 2018

All I Want For Christmas BY: Elaine Fossler SKILL LEVEL: 4 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 days MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Stained Glass – Your choice of colors • Wire 20 gauge silver • Studio Pro Solder 60/40 • Studio Pro Soldering Iron • Studio Pro Foil Shears (optional) • Metal Push Pins • Studio Pro Flux • Paint Brush (to apply flux) • 60/40 Vinegar/Water Solution • Soft Cloth • Fan • Liquid Soap • Fid or a Pencil or Popsicle Stick • Exac...

Autumn Dreams

March 20, 2018

Autumn Dreams BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: 3 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 3 hours →PROJECT TIP • Wear safety glasses when glass-crafting. • Always read and follow kiln safety rules and warnings.     MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Fuseworks Microwave Kiln • Fuseworks Kiln Paper • Fuseworks Clear Sheet Glass • Fuseworks Red Dichroic Sheet Glass • Fuseworks Confetti • Fuseworks Glass Cutter • Fuseworks Running Pliers • Antique Circle Copper Tag Item# ...

Fall Pumpkin Suncatcher

March 20, 2018

Stained Glass Pumpkin   Skill Level – Beginner and up 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.   MATERIAL CHECKLIST: • Stained Glass #G359 Red/Orange/Cream • Stained Glass #G327 Emerald Green • Stained Glass #G1086 Peaches/Cream • Fid or a pencil or popsicle stick can be substituted • E...

Merry Mosaic Holiday Present

March 20, 2018

MATERIALS CHECKLIST: • 8” Square Stepping Stone Mold • Glass Adhesive • 2 lb White Sanded Grout • Light Green Acrylic Paint • Wheeled Glass Nippers • Studio Pro Pistol Grip Glass Cutter • Studio Pro 1” Running Pliers • Mixing Spoon • Outdoor Cement • Soft Cloth • Marker • Sponge • Bowl • Disposable Glove • Safety glasses • 5 ounce pkg. Jennifer’s Mosaics White Stained Glass Chips • Stained Glass Sheets. Green, Dark Green, Red, Brown • Mosaic Shears or Scissors Instruc...

Night Before Christmas Victorain Scene

March 20, 2018

Night before Christmas Victorian Scene  DESIGNED BY: Diana Duvall  SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 1 TIME TO COMPLETE: 1 hour MATERIALS CHECKLIST: 1 - 6” x 6” KraftyBlok # GBLOCKS112 (UPC - 79436670112-0) Diamond Tech 1- KraftyBlok Mini Stand #679787 (UPC - 79436679787-1)Diamond Tech 1 - Small Needle Pine Tree #44083 (UPC-2816244083) Lemax 2 - Christmas Harmony Figurines-Carolers # 72403 (UPC2816272403) Lemax 2lb. Bag Decorative Sand White #730...

Penguin Glass Bead

March 20, 2018

Flurry Glass Bead  Materials Needed: • Moretti glass rods: black, white and yellow • One each black, yellow and white stringers • 1 Fireworks Beginner Beadmaking Kit • Protective eyewear • Mandrels coated in bead release Directions: Step 1: To form a base bead, heat a mandrel and apply 1” of black glass. Heat thoroughly and use the flat marvering tool to shape the bead into a barrel about 1/2 to 3/4” inches long. (FIG. 1, You can find examples on the pdf file link under the tit...

Percy the Pumpkin

March 20, 2018

Percy Pumpkin Head Light A KraftyBlok project. DESIGNED BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: (Adult 1-5: 1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) 3  TIME TO COMPLETE: 2 hours – not including drying time →PROJECT TIP: Read all of the KraftyBlok Image Art instructions before starting your project. Large profile decals are fragile, handle with care. This project requires the use of a laser printer, not an inkjet. MATERIALS CHECKLIST: KraftyBlok Original KraftyBlok Large Stand KraftyBlok ...

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...

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...

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 neve...

St. Patricks Stacks Necklace Project Guide

March 07, 2019

Created by Nelly Arteaga  *YOU NEED TO USE FUSEWORKS CRAFT KILN FOR THIS PROJECT Materials FW924 Warm Colors 90 COE Fusible Glass Sheets FW922 Variety Colors 90 COE Fusible Glass Sheets FW921 The Basics 90 COE Fusible Glass FW999 Fuseworks Craft Kiln FW847A Fuseworks Kiln Paper FW845 Dry Wheel Glass Cutter 600LWFW Lightweight Running Pliers FW853 Large Silver Jewelry Bail Craft Glue or fusing Glue Leather Cording or Chain (18 inches in length) Findings: 6mm jum...

Fall Leaf Place Card Project Guide

November 13, 2018

Fall Leaf Place Cards MATERIALS • FW999 FUSEWORKS CRAFT KILN • FW847A KILN PAPER • 654 FIREWORKS CLEAR SAFETY GLASSES • FW846 FUSEWORKS HOT MITTS 1 PAIR • 654 STUDIO PRO BRASS GLASS CUTTER • 600 STUDIO PRO 1” RUNNING PLIERS • FW922 VARIETY COLORS 90 COE FUSIBLE GLASS SHEETS • 61606 90 COE FUSIBLE GLASS CLEAR 6” SQUARE SHEET • FW96 90 COE FUSIBLE VARIETY FRIT • FW962 90 COE THICK VARIETY FUSIBLE STRINGERS • TEMPLATE • BLACK PERMANENT MARKER • ACETONE • PAPER TOWEL • CRAFT GLUE/...

8Bit Mosaic Sweetheart Coaster Project Guide

January 25, 2019

Created by Lauren Disanza for Diamond Tech Materials 2 – 4” Square Metal Coaster Bases 1 package Diamond Tech Cobblestone Tiles - Lights 1 - 2 LB Container Jennifer’s Mosaics White Grout E-6000Adhesive Latex or nitrile gloves Paper towels Newspaper or Kraft paper Water Disposable cup and spoon Smooth cloth Pencil   Project Tips: When laying out your design, it may be easier to see your design by leaving no space between the tiles, just be sure to make y...

Valentines Day Framed Glass Wall Art

January 29, 2019

Created by Nelly Arteaga for Diamond Tech     *YOU NEED TO USE FUSEWORKS CRAFT KILN FOR THIS PROJECT Materials FW912 90 COE ½” Fusible Glass Chips- Warm Colors FW915 90 COE ½” Fusible Glass Chips- Clear Dichroic FW999 Fuseworks Craft Kiln Kiln Paper Craft Glue or fusing Glue A Shadow Box Frame E6000 Glue or super strong double-sided tape     Directions 1. Pick the ½” fused glass colors you would like to use to make your hearts. Tip: creating differe...

I Heart You Mosaic Trivet Project Guide

January 29, 2019

Created by Nelly Arteaga for Diamond Tech Crafts   Materials ALPHA-48CT Mosaic Mercantile Alphabet Tiles. WORD-30CT Mosaic Mercantile Word Tiles. MS34548 Cobblestones Lights Mix 3 Lb Bulk (primarily the Lt. Pink color and Glitter Pink). CC-CY-SGR-1 Crafter’s Cut Crystal Angles Seagreen Mix (primarily the Lt. Green color). CC-CY-ZAN-1 Crafter’s Cut Crystal Angles Zanzibar Mix (primarily the Dk. Pink color). Wheeled Tile Nippers. ADH-4 Mosaic Mercantile Adhesive 4...

Harvest Votives

March 20, 2018

BY: Jeanne Baruth SKILL LEVEL: 3 (1 being the easiest, 5 being most difficult) TIME TO COMPLETE: 5 hours →PROJECT TIP • Always, wear safety goggles when using glass-crafting tools. Everyday eyeglasses have only impact resistant lenses. • To ensure top performance keep your bottle cutter blade oiled.  MATERIALS CHECKLIST • Generation Green (g2) Bottle Cutter • 1 pkg. – 5oz Jennifer’s Mosaic Assorted Cathedral Glass Chips • Jennifer’s Mosaic Wheeled Glass Nippers • Stained Glass Fo...

Dia De Los Muertos Stained Glass Panel Project Guide

March 12, 2019

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Panel A Precision 2000 Mixed Media Project   By: Andy Spencer Skill Level: 5   Materials 1 Chip Board 11 ½ x 17 2 Sheets – Studio Pro G41-2 Red 1 Sheet – Studio Pro GA146 Purple 1 Sheet – Studio Pro G401 White Glass Gems Large and Small Charmers Wiggles Black Patina Tinned Copper Wire (gauge 14) Black Sanded Grout White Spray Paint 54” Lead Came Flux and Flux Brush   Tools Precision 2000 or...

Mosaic Easter Eggs Project Guide

March 13, 2019

Created by Lauren DiSanza for Diamond Tech   Put a contemporary twist on Easter eggs! Brilliant Cobblestones, iridescent Classico Minis and Colorant tinted grout give foam eggs a fun look. Materials 63508 2 packages Classico Mini MS345 Cobblestones Lights 129J 2LB \ White Grout 259 Yellow Colorant 267 Green Colorant 269 Blue Colorant 261 Rose Colorant 491J Wheeled Glass Nippers Aleen’sFelt & Foam Tacky Glue Styrofoam Craft Eggs Scrap Paper and Pen...

Bunny Hop Stepping Stone Project Guide

March 12, 2019

Materials 111 8” Round Mold 50710 Outdoor Cement 10lbs Stained Glass: pink, white, light blue, lime green, light purple, dark purple. 2000 Precision 2000 Hobby Glass Bandsaw Bucket Stirring Stick Latex free gloves Paper towels Newspaper or Kraft paper Water Directions 1.To protect work area, cover with newspaper. 2. Print out 2 copies of bunny template. This template was made for an 8-inch stepping stone. 3.Cut a sheet of vinyl resist or clear...

Easter Egg Bunting Project Guide

March 19, 2019

Put a fun twist on a decorating classic and try an exciting new craft. The bright colors are perfect for Spring and the subtle streaks of the stained glass give these Easter Eggs a dip dyed look. Materials 675LF Lead-Free Solder 678 3/8” Copper Foil 675FLUX Liquid Safety Flux 675OIL Cutting Oil Finishing Compound (optional) 3/8” White Ribbon 16 – 7/16” Pre-Tinned Jump Rings 1 Sheet Each Studio Pro™ 91502 Raspberry/Cream, 9262 Grape/White, 9982 Light Green, ...