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Three Ways to Spruce Up Your Gift Wrap With BLICK
Add a fun, personal touch to your gifts with this easy tutorial! Using Blick Matte Acrylic Paints and Utrecht Artists’ Acrylic Gesso, you’ll learn how to deck out assorted papers with three artistic paint effects: dots, splatters, and swipes.
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Merry & Bright Hand Lettering with Watercolors
Make your holidays merry and bright with this fun project! Follow along with artist Jeannie Dickson as she demonstrates how to hand letter festive phrases on watercolor paper. Using Finetech Artists Mica Watercolors, Blick Premier Watercolor Blocks, and Royal Talens Angora Watercolors, learn how to combine watercolor and hand lettering techniques to create a cheerful work of art to share with family and friends.
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How to Create Watercolor Ornaments
Get merry this holiday season by making your own watercolor ornaments! Follow along with artist Jeannie Dickson as she demonstrates how to add bold colors and a bit of sparkle to your design using a variety of watercolor techniques. Once you’re finished, you’ll have a dazzling, one-of-a-kind ornament to deck the tree with or gift to friends!
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Learn to Draw a Poinsettia
Learn how to illustrate a perfect poinsettia! Start with a sketch, then layer colored pencils, design markers, and acrylic paint markers on paper to create a colorful, textural design great for holiday decorating, greeting cards, and more.
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How to Create a Festive Botanical Illustration
Join BLICK Featured Artist Jennifer Morrison for a festive photorealistic illustration tutorial. Using Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Utrecht NOOD Odorless Paint Thinner, learn how to create a colorful drawing of amaryllis and pine.
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DIY Glitter Earrings with Liquid Sculpey
Put some sparkle in your step with a fun and easy DIY earring project! Liquid Sculpey and Sculpey 3D Jewelry Molds make it easy to create glittery earrings in a variety of shapes and sizes. Customize to create an on-trend accessory for any look or create a pair for family and friends.
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Holiday Felt Garland
Create an on point poinsettia garland! The whole family will want to join in to make this fun felt garland. Kunin Premium Felt, Blick Armature Wire, a bit of glue, and holiday spirit are all you need for this stunning craft that will make any mantel or table look festive.
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Marbled Holiday Ornaments
Trim the tree with your own marbled holiday ornaments! Easy and fun for the whole family, learn how to use Marabu Easy Marble paints to decorate three hanging ornaments you’ll admire year after year.
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Holiday Decopatch Décor
Deck the halls with a glitzy Decopatch deer decoration! Learn how to apply ModPodge Mega Glitter to a pre-formed Decopatch paper mache animal, then decorate it with handmade felt flowers. You’ll be left with a glam holiday decoration perfect for any décor!
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Winter Scene Gouache Painting
Create your own winter wonderland — and stay inside where it’s warm! Paint a seasonal scene with Winsor & Newton Designers Gouache on Arches 300 lb Cold Press Watercolor Paper using Cotman Watercolor Brushes. Learn to create a quick sketch from a reference image, then use pigment-loaded gouache as you mix colors, tint, and paint using the incredible opaque properties of this varied medium!
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Forest Lights Acrylic Paint Along
Grab your paintbrushes and gather the whole family around for a simple, all-ages holiday painting project! Follow along step-by-step to create a stenciled snowy forest scene that will artfully decorate your home for the holidays and well into the winter months ahead!
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Faux Marble Jewelry Organizer
Create a holder as beautiful as your jewelry using this faux marble process developed by Jane and Sonja from the Resin Crafts blog!
Before starting your project be sure to cover your work surface and carfeully read through the instructions provided on the FastCast Urethane Resin Casting box for best results. Be sure your work area is free of dust and dirt and is well-ventilated.
Glass Etching
Need a gift idea for the holidays? Learn a fast and easy technique for creating elegant etched designs on glassware! Trace your design on any plain glassware or hand letter messages directly on the surface with a paint marker and apply Armour Etch. The Armour Etch and paint marker simply rinse off with water, leaving the surrounding glass permanently etched for a truly personalized present.
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DIY Wrapping Paper
Wrap up the holiday season! Carve, ink, and print designs to create block-printed wrapping paper using Blick Readycut with Speedball Block Printing Inks and Linocutters on a paper roll. Discover your creative side with the provided design templates, and learn all about the block printing process to create patterns that can be used for printing on other surfaces too!
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Gift Wrap DIY
Skip store-bought wrapping paper and wrap your gift in creative, handmade gift wrap. The possibilities for inspiration are endless.
Parol Star
The stars have aligned! The parol star is a Filipino Christmas decoration symbolizing hope and the triumph of light over darkness. This traditional craft using flexible wood strips and beautiful, decorative papers is easy and fun, and will certainly bring warmth and light to any holiday décor.
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Holiday Wreath Watercolor
This painting was designed and created by watercolor artist, Jenna Rainey. Follow the simple steps to create a wreath or garland. Use your painting as the background of your holiday greeting cards or frame to add some holiday vibes cheer to your home!
Learn more about Jenna Rainey at jennarainey.com
Double Sided Holiday Blocks
Looking for a decoration you can use for more than one holiday? Decorate both sides of these versatile blocks with festive holiday colors and sayings, and easily flip them as the seasons change!
How to Screen Print with Speedball Flex Ink
Using Speedball Craft Vinyl Screen Printing Kits and Speedball Flex Inks, artist Jennifer Sanderson demonstrates how to create vibrant, stretchable designs that (almost) outlast your t-shirt!
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How to Draw a Colorful Sea Turtle with Prismacolor
Learn to draw a colorful sea turtle with Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Dual-Ended Chisel Tip Markers! In this tutorial, you’ll first draw a detailed turtle in an ocean setting, then use your colored pencils and markers to create a stunning rainbow gradient effect.
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