Break the Mold (or don’t)

This week’s videos and projects are all about Molds (Moulds too!).

I have collected so many Jello- molds and tin tarts over the years and am always trying to come up with fun uses for them. Not only that, but I have some old and well loved IOD moulds along with the new font moulds to use! So, what are we going to do today? Play with Molds!

Another clay and mould tip!

I like to adhere my clay onto my project before it dries. That way, it will dry flat onto the project. However, you can always let your clay pieces dry first, and paint them, then adhere them.

The main drawback with this second method is the back sides will not be flat. You will need to gently sand them to get a good adherence to your project. They may also curl or bend while drying if not attached to your final project.

Try both ways and see which is easier for you!

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classic elements
Harper mould

Tag, You’re It!

I had sold out of these fun wooden tag boards, but just recently got more in! I am having fun doing all sorts of projects with them.

Products used:

Wood tag 7 3/4 x 18
wood knobs
5x7 ledger
Label Ephemera transfer

Little Birdie Tea-Time

A fun sewing project using IOD stamps. But you can use any patterned fabrics or stamps you like! Once you have made this fun project, put a tea bag in it and a little note and give it to your favorite friend!

Floral Swag Stamp
Floral Swag Stamp

Your Lucky Day!

These “scratch tickets” are unlike any other! I am super excited to share these kits. 30 tags to write custom messages, or add pictures, sentiments, encouragements, secret notes, etc…

After you personalize, just add the scratch-able label (included in the kit) over the note/sentiment/image and give to your favorite person!

When they scratch it off they will receive your special note.

Want a kit of your own? Click the link below.

Included are all the parts for 6 Scratch a Sketch and 18 unique note tag designs, and 6 inspirational sayings that fit perfectly under a scratch label. All you need is your image, note, or sentiment and a wonderful person to give them to!

January Paper projects

Templates for this week’s videos:

3.5 x 4 laser cut boxes qty 3

Visit the Curious Shop for papers, supplies, boxes, bags, and more!

1882 ephemera project while you wait

While you wait for this week’s videos, here is a fun project idea you can do using 1882 newspaper clippings from February Rocky Mountain News.

Also, we used Dennison labels, some fun charcoal rub-ons, and one of our fun 11×17 papers.

Use our vintage jar label for inspiration, or come up with your very own idea with the free downloads!

Click links for items to purchase and free image downloads.

charole tissue paper transfer   LIVE
Charcoal rub-ons (shop)
Dennison Labels (FREE)
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1882 clippings (FREE)
11 x 17 paper (shop)

Christmas sale auction

We are auctioning off bundles of our fun Holiday stuff. Many items are originals from our videos. Check back to our Auctions page often to see what is new!

You can bid here:

Paper Cuts

Download the free template for a fun cut! You can experiment and try your own cuts too.