Category Archives: Snapshots

Purple Snowman

I had my eye on our resin snowman surface for a while now because it reminds me of the beginning of December when it starts to get really cold and I get all excited to put my Christmas decorations up and get my fake (but cute) little tree out from storage. I chose some soft…

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String Art: Deer

This was my third and final string art piece in my fall trio! I knew this design would be more challenging, so saved it last for that reason. If you need more detailed instructions on how to make string art for beginners check out my ginkgo leaf project, which is simpler. I got inspired by…

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Festive Stocking Holders

Do you hang stockings on the mantel above a fire place? Or do you not have a fireplace and they hang from a bookshelf? Well, our Snowman Stocking Holders will be great for either of those options. I chose to go with a more traditional Christmas color scheme, but you could paint them any color…

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String Art: Bear

This was my second string art project and I had a lot of fun making it! I recommend reading about my ginkgo leaf project for more detailed instructions to this craft. I chose to create a cute bear design from the book DIY String Art (#38863) and used yarn from our sister company Knit Picks…

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Winter Snowman

I love painting snowmen! They are just so much fun and each one develops into their own special character. Our little Snowman with Tree has so many fun options…I chose to take a simpler design option for mine. I did shading and highlighting on the snowman’s face and body, but chose just to highlight his…

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String Art: Ginkgo Leaf

I love revisiting crafts from my childhood, and string art is no exception! This addictive craft is so satisfying to make. I chose to create a cool ginkgo leaf design that I saw in the awesome book DIY String Art (#38863) and I used soft, luxurious yarn by our sister company Knit Picks instead of…

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Snowman Candle Holder

Our Traditional Candle Holder may soon be gone, but this snowman design could easily be painted on a wide range of candle holder shapes and sizes. You can change the shape of the eyes and nose, as well as change the color scheme to match the details of your candle holder. This painted up quickly…

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Turkeys with a Touch of Gold

We have another turkey craft project for you! This one uses our Turkeys—Set of 2 #80840 that look like little pilgrims. I kept the painting simple on this one, even though the leaves/tail feathers were tempting to make more colorful. I found that when I tried to do that I wasn’t getting the effect I…

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Turkey Time

For me, resin is fun to paint and sometimes I use it as a break from painting more complex projects. Sometimes I choose to paint it and do full shading and highlighting, other times I don’t do any shading and highlighting and sometimes I just add highlighting, like I did with this version of Mr….

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Spider Pumpkin

I decided to make a fun and spooky decoration for the Halloween season! I wanted it to be very dark but a bit sparkly at the same time. I created this dark and alluring look using these products:   Pumpkin #80848 Americana Acrylic – Lamp (Ebony) Black #13067 Dazzling Metallics – Black Pearl Dazzling Metallic…

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