Making Mini Bows for Embellishments

Embellishment costs for crafting can really add up. I enjoy making my own whenever possible, I’ve used quite a few materials from the Dollar Tree, and I have done so in this post as well. You see mini bows in all kinds of crafting,  I have found making my own enjoyable and relaxing as well […]

Making Embossed Earrings with Maker’s Movement

I absolutely love the detail in these earrings. I wasn’t sure if I could emboss faux leather but I gave it a try and it turned out fabulously! I stamped an image onto the faux leather, applied embossing powder, and then heat set it. I was really impressed! I actually ended up making two pairs of […]

Make Your Own Crafting Shimmer Spray

You know craft supplies are expensive, but not all of them have to be. Did you know you can make your own shimmer spray? And, the materials can be found at the dollar store for significant savings. This shimmer spray hack works just as well and costs so much less, I had to give it […]

Dendrite Experiment Painting

I learned about dendrite painting by watching videos on YouTube. I knew I needed to try it. What I didn’t know was how addictive it was going to be. It was so much fun and the results have a variety of differences dependant upon what paint you use and the amount of paint. Then you […]

Making Awesome Art with an Inspirational Word

I am working on a piece of art for Denise Boddey’s design team. I used a variety of different techniques beginning with alcohol ink, foiled paper, chipboard,  and foiled paper origami. I will share all the materials and directions (or links to directions) below. I hope you enjoy and try some of these techniques. The […]

Learn to Make Easy Fashion Earrings

Learn how to make these easy fashion earrings using the new Mini Maker from Maker’s Movement. I love their earring dies, making jewelry is so easy using them. There are a variety of different sizes but today I am using the teardrop die that comes with the Mini Maker. In fact, all materials except my pliers […]

How to Fold a Butterfly

As a part of the Rinea Design Team, I have a post on their blog today sharing how to fold butterflies. The post includes a video tutorial. Check it out here: [butterfly tutorial] If you make a purchase on Rinea, Use the following affiliate linking discount code JANETTRIESCHMAN at Rinea for a 10% off savings.

ScraPerfect Party Decoration

I am a design team member for ScraPerfect. Each month I post two tutorials on their blog. Today I have a tutorial for making a 3D Party Decoration. They are really versatile and can be made in a variety of different sizes as well as used for a variety of different applications. [party decoration] Suggested […]

Making a Rinea Paper Spinner

I have a really fun post and video tutorial on the Rinea blog today making this paper spinner. The bend in the foiled paper catches the wind and causes it to spin. I am a part of the Rinea Design Team and I post tutorials on their blog twice a month. [Wind Spinner] If you […]