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Dyed Concrete Planters

Dyed Concrete Planters

Use DIY molds and cement to create these custom planters.

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Upcycled Burlap Ottoman

Upcycled Burlap Ottoman

Learn how to turn that stash of plastic bags into a fashionable footrest.

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Watercolor Chandelier

Watercolor Chandelier

Brighten up your home or work space with this easy and elegant paper chandelier.

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 Custom Leather Coasters

Custom Leather Coasters

Bring a unique look to a table near you with these customizable leather coasters.

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Marker Painted Coasters

Marker Painted Coasters

Create colorful, one-of-a-kind coasters using glazed tiles, markers, and rubbing alcohol.

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Spring in a jar

Spring in a Jar

Give your spring table a fresh look using a Ball mason jar and glass paint!

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simple Screen Printed Placemats

Simple Screen Printed Placemats

Start with a simple design to create custom placemats that are fun to make and use.

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Artistic Serving Tray

Artistic Serving Tray

A great way to preserve your child's artwork. Beautiful and useful!

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Pinch Pot Air Plant Vases

Pinch Pot Air Plant Vases

Literally liven up a side table, desk, or sunny window with these simple little vases.

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Origami Bird Mobile

Origami Bird Mobile

This colorful mobile is sure to brighten up any space!

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Glittering Branches

Glittering Branches

Transform basic branches into a glittering bouquet to match any decor.

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Decorative Plates

Decorative Plates

Use paint markers to make pretty decorative plates for gifts.

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Upcycled Wine Bottle Vases

Upcycled Wine Bottle Vases

Use Lokta papers to repurpose your empty wine bottles into beautiful, modern vases.

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Mosaic Paint Palette

Mosaic Paint Palette

Create a unique 3-D design using an ordinary wood palette and mosaic tiles.

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Koinobori Windsock

Koinobori Windsock

Create these Japanese carp streamers to "swim" through the breeze outside your home.

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Graffiti Chair

Graffiti Chair

Turn an old kitchen chair into a fun and funky piece of art.

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Hacienda Chair

Hacienda Chair

Decorate old wooden kitchen chairs with Montana spray paints and markers.

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Manson jar Moroccan Lanters

Mason Jar Moroccan Lanters

Transform simple mason jars into stylish, decadent lanterns for your dinner table.

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Paper Flower Ornament

Paper Flower Ornament

Use decorative papers to create beautiful clusters of flowers.

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Give your Heart

Give your Heart

Fashion a simple heart-shaped dish for Valentine's Day!

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"Graphic Zen" Muslin Pillow Wrap

Change the look of your pillows and show off your creativity at the same time.

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Yarn Egg Lights

Yarn Egg Lights

Spruce up any holiday with these fun egg-shaped lights made from yarn!

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Eco-Friendly Eggshell Candles

Eco-Friendly Eggshell Candles

Don't throw away those eggshells! Make a beautiful and simple candle instead!

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Marbleized Easter Eggs

Marbleized Easter Eggs

These colorful decorative eggs are made using real eggshells. Display them year after year.

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easter

Easter Basket

Learn the basics of basket making using flat and round reed with a washi tape twist.

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Embellished Plastic Eggs

Embellished Plastic Eggs

Make Easter dazzling with lots of glitter, rhinestones, gold leaf, and more!

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Stamped Clay Spring Ornaments

Stamped Clay Spring Ornaments

Celebrate springtime with these elegant and festive ornaments.

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skull candles

Skull Candles

A spooky skull candle is the perfect complement to Halloween party decor.

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Witch's Apothecary Jars

Witch's Apothecary Jars

Repurpose containers to create potion ingredient jars that would make any witch jealous.

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Double-Sided Holiday Blocks

Double-Sided Holiday Blocks

These versatile blocks can be decorated with colors that correspond to different holidays!

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Holiday Glass Etching

Holiday Glass Etching

Turn old glassware into beautiful personalized gifts with your silhouette cameo cutting tool!

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Chalkboard Glasses

Chalkboard Glasses

Inexpensive and easy to make, these glasses are a great alternative to placecards or wine charms.

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Decorative holiday plates

Decorative Holiday Plates

Use paint markers to make pretty decorative plates for holiday decor.

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Button Ornaments

Button Ornaments

These beautiful 3-D ornaments are simple and fun to make for your own use or for holiday gifts.

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Mini Canvas Ornaments

Mini Canvas Ornaments

Give these painted mini-artworks during the holidays or for any special occasion!

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Resin Spoon Ornament

Resin Spoon Ornaments

Preserve memories with a simple Christmas ornament that also makes an adorable pendant.

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Paper ornaments

Paper Ornaments

Add a personal, delicate touch to any Christmas decor with these handmade ornaments.

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Wine Glass Snow Globes

Wine Glass Snow Globes

Repurpose old wine glasses to create festive snow globes — the perfect handmade gift for the holidays!

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Pom Pom Holiday Trees

Pom Pom Holiday Trees

Give your holiday décor some sparkle this year with a scene of holiday trees that's merry and bright.

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Wall Art

Alcohol Inks

Alcohol Inks

Create your very own abstract alcohol ink painting that is unique to you and ready to hang!

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Washi  Tape Picture Frame

Washi Tape Picture Frame

Give a picture frame a new life by wrapping it in washi tape!

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Gilded Sun Prints

Gilded Sun Prints

Use the sun and a collage of random items to make a piece of elegant art.

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Shadowbox Keepsake Holder

Shadowbox Keepsake Holder

Convert a simple wood panel into a playful display to house your most valuable treasures!

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vertical chess board

Vertical Chess Board

Create your own vertical chess board that doubles as an attractive piece of art!

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Yarn letters

Yarn Letters

No knitting required! Make personalized wall and door decorations.

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String art

String Art

String art is a fun and expressive craft. Experiment with backgrounds, colors, words, and shapes.

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Mondrian clock

Mondrian Clock

Make a modern art clock in the style of the 1940s artist Piet Mondrian.

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Mosaic mirror wall hanging

Mosaic Mirror Wall Hanging

This inspiring wall hanging reflects light like a disco ball.

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Paper Flower Wreath

Paper Flower Wreath

So beautiful and simple to make, you'll want to make several to change along with the seasons.

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Origami Butterfly Canvas

Origami Butterfly Canvas

If butterflies are your passion, this beautiful origami "sculpture" is a unique wall decoration.

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Button Art

Button Art

A fun project to do with children, each "painting" can be personalized to reflect a child's style.

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Circle wall art

Circle Wall Art

Make a simple harmonious sculpture with rings of reed and decorative paper.

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Paper Quill wall accents

Paper Quill Wall Accents

Add elegant accents to windows, doorways, and more!

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Vintage style painted sign

Vintage Style Painted Sign

Give Dad a gift he'll love to show off. Create a vintage looking hand-painted sign!

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Photo transfer

Photo Transfer

Repurpose photos of your favorite people, places, and things!

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Cut Canvas Art

Cut Canvas Art

A pretty and versatile decoration! Switch the paper to suit your mood or decor.

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Abstract painting group

Abstract Painting Group

Simple landscape shapes make a comforting statement in any room.

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Balsa Foam Coat of Arms

Balsa Foam Coat of Arms

The medieval art of heraldry is updated to create a unique and decorative gift!

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Mini Canvas Advent Calendar

Mini Canvas Advent Calendar

Easy-to-use Blick mini canvas, washi tape, and paint markers make a pretty holiday decoration.

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Textile Art

Macrame Mash-Up

Macramé Mash-Up

Stitch, weave, and knot your way to a stunning macramé wall hanging.

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Shibori Sensation

Shibori Sensation

These sensational Shibori wall pieces enhance any space with their colors and designs.

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Silk Scarf

Silk Scarf

Add your own unique fashionable flair with a homemade silk scarf. The perfect addition to any outfit!

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Sun–Kissed Canvas Tote

Sun–Kissed Canvas Tote

Harness the power of the summer sun and photo-sensitive ink to create colorful, customized totes.

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Leaf Print Scarf

Leaf Print Scarf

Simple graphic printing results in a stunning fashion statement!

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Tape It and Spray It Shirt

Tape It and Spray It Shirt

A masterpiece of a t-shirt — and it only requires four materials!

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Yupo Stenciled T-Shirt Surprise

Yupo Stenciled T-Shirt Surprise

Use a stencil cut from Yupo Watercolor Paper and create a fun and surprising gift!

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Dyed Silk Galaxy  Scarf

Dyed Silk Galaxy Scarf

Inspired by space, this simple scarf embodies the wonders of the galaxy.

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Easy Fabric Stenciling

Easy Fabric Stenciling

Turn your wardrobe into an expression of you!

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Jewelry

Personalized Jewelry

Personalized Jewelry

Create a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry using ImpressArt stamps, tools and supplies!

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Secret Wood Rings

Secret Wood Rings

Trendy yet magical, these enchanting rings make a captivating statement.

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Celtic Wire Jewelry

Celtic Wire Jewelry

Twist and bend copper wire into intricate designs with an easy-to-use metal jig.

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Acrylic

Acrylic "Web" Jewelry

Drip, drizzle, then dry. That's all it takes to make these trendy necklaces and bracelets!

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Fun and Funky Fimo Ring

Fun and Funky Fimo Ring

These fun and funky rings are easy to make and bake with polymer clay.

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Plaster Posies

Plaster Posies

A coat of pristine white plaster transforms silk flowers into wearable art.

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Resin Statement Jewelry

Resin Statement Jewelry

Glitter, resin, and metal combine to create eye-catching accessories.

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Watercolor Paper Earrings

Watercolor Paper Earrings

As easy to make as they are fun to wear, these earrings are durable and stylish.

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Buttons Bracelets

Buttons Bracelets

Create fashionable accessories from Blick's vivid assortment of fashion buttons.

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Macrame Beaded Bracelet

Macrame Beaded Bracelet

Learn how to make a simple square knot. Then create colorful beaded bracelets!

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Upcycled Leather Cuff Bracelet

Upcycled Leather Cuff Bracelet

Make a fashionable cuff from old or discarded leather belts.

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Faux  Sea Glass

Faux Sea Glass

It's easy to make your own faux sea glass using polymer clay and alcohol-based ink.

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Copper Statement Necklace

Copper Statement Necklace

A quick and easy way to make a great impression and fashion statement!

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Polymer Clay Pendant

Polymer Clay Pendant

Create colorful cameos and faux stone pendants using clay you bake in your oven.

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Storage & Organization

framed jewelry holder

Framed Jewelry Holder

Complete this framed jewelry holder in three easy steps. All you need is a pretty frame, wire mesh, and a staple gun.

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Felt Zip Clutch

Felt Zip Clutch

This unique clutch is functional, simple to make, and stylish!

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Easy Felt Storage Box

Easy Felt Storage Box

No sew, no glue! A convenient storage container for the home.

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Foamboard Desk Organizer

Foamboard Desk Organizer

Keep your supplies organized with this fun and sturdy desk organizer.

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Decorated Pencils & Holder

Decorated Pencils & Holder

Jazz up those boring school pencils using cool washi tape designs. Then make a fun pencil holder using air-dry clay!

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Coptic Stitch journals

Coptic Stitch Journals

Stitch, bind, and customize your own journals using this simple, ancient technique.

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Steam punk Sketchbox

Steam Punk Sketchbox

Transform a plain wood sketchbox into a fantastical, sci-fi objet d'art!

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Leather Wrap Journals

Leather Wrap Journals

These rustic journals make a great gift for anyone who enjoys journaling or doodling.

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Mason Jar Banks

Mason Jar Banks

Saving money can be fun when you use these colorful banks!

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Corkboard Mousepad

Corkboard Mousepad

Brighten up your workspace and make your co-workers envious!

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OMGorgeous Phone Case

OMGorgeous Phone Case

This amazing paint creates a high-gloss finish that resembles precious gems.

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Duct Tape Portfolios

Duct Tape Portfolios

Transform a simple black binder, folder, or portfolio with colorful duct tape.

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Woodburned Box

Woodburned Box

Turn a plain wood box into an elegant receptacle for jewelry, coins, or other keepsakes.

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Personalized Luggage Tags

Personalized Luggage Tags

Your luggage will stand out from the crowd with these painted leather tags!

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Other Project Ideas

Op Art Spinners

Op Art Spinners

Take your own art for a spin with these one-of-a-kind spinners.

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Slime

Slime

This easy, kid-friendly craft is made with just a few common household ingredients. You add the flair!

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Faux Cupcakes

Faux Cupcakes

Enjoy thsese decorative treats much longer than the real thing.

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Mardi Gras Masks with Flair

Mardi Gras Masks with Flair

This how-to is sure to make your Mardi Gras or Halloween costume a showstopper!

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Hand Lettered Cards

Hand Lettered Cards

Artful hand lettering helps turn handmade cards into unique gifts for any occasion.

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Mini Magnets

Mini Magnets

These mini magnets will bring a smile to anyone's face! A great way to share your favorite pics!

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Paper Fortune Cookies

Paper Fortune Cookies

Surprise your significant other on Valentine's Day with a fortune cookie made of paper!

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Cupid's Arrow valentines

Cupid's Arrow Valentines

Win someone's heart with these playful and stylish arrows!

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Painted Rocks

Painted Rocks

Easy and fun! Paint rocks with unique design and words for a colorful accent.

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Beaded Filp Flops

Beaded Flip Flops

Get ready for vacation by making your own beaded flip flops!

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Handmade Holiday Card

Handmade Holiday Card

A handmade card is fun and easy to make using a monoprint method and a Gelli Arts Printing Plate.

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Clay Bird Gift Tag & Pendant

Clay Bird Gift Tag & Pendant

Make a sweet bird gift tag that becomes a pendant after the holidays!

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Gift Wrap DIY

Gift Wrap DIY

Now that you've found the perfect gift,how to wrap it? Blick has the answer.

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MAKE YOUR OWN GIFTS

MAKE YOUR
OWN GIFTS!

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