DIY Cement Dye

How to DIY your Own Cement Dye

DIY dying cement is a tough job. Cement is often a dark media (my favorite crafting variety, Rockite, however, is already light, making dying easier) and the chemical processes and heating that take place during the curing process seem to destroy most pigments. In my initial attempts, I used a professional grade high pigment fluid…

Make your own felt food waffle

Felt Food Waffle: Video Tutorial & Free Pattern

I’ve chosen to make this pdf pattern and full instructions free. If you find it helpful, a donation in any amount is appreciated. Contributions help fund future felt food free-pattern-making adventures.      This post features a video showing the full waffle making process, a list of supplies to gather, a printable pattern, and finally a…

3 methods for creating your own unique custom horse brushes

How To: DIY Custom Horse Brushes

A few years ago I purchased a case of wood-backed horse brushes on clearance and enjoyed using the opportunity to experiment with horse brush “upgrades”. After some trial and error I’d produced an assortment of colorful and unique horse brushes. Here’s my how-to and tips for 3 different methods of painting or decorating your own…

Rehabbing A Hideous Flea Market Chair

Have you ever paid way too much for something absolutely hideous, just because you knew it had the bones of a PERFECT piece of furniture for your home? With a price tag over $70, this cheap looking stool wouldn’t turn too many heads. But because of the subtle hints of antique quality, unique sizing, and…