CHA 2013 – Most Innovative NEW Products

February 8, 2013

The CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) Winter Show was a blast! As always, CHA offers one of the best ways to officially launch new products to the crafting industry. Among the hundreds of new products showcased at CHA this year, there were a small number that REALLY stood out. These industry trailblazers and  change-makers weren’t […]

Paint and Glue: Make Witches Candle Cauldrons

September 19, 2012

Double double toil and trouble! Get ready for some Halloween fun with this Witches Candle Cauldron project. Designed by Kindra Boroff these cauldrons would look great on your front porch, or as the centerpiece of a scary table. This project was created using FolkArt Enamels, Martha Stewart Stencils, and FolkArt Extreme Glitter. All the supplies you will need for this project can be found below, along with their instructions. Supplies FolkArt Enamel Paint-4032 Licorice, 4119 Yellow Citron FolkArt Extreme Glitter-2797 Black Martha Stewart Adhesive Stencils-32307 Typewriter, 32304 Holiday Icons II Spouncer value pack-28872 Other Supplies Spray primer, Foam paintbrush, 4 wood oval disks, Hot glue, Craft knife 7/8” dowel rod, 4” round wood plaque, 5×7 oval wood plaque, 4-wood screws, drill, Philips screwdriver,  ¾” masking tape, Black felt, 5/8” Purple satin ribbon, 3/16” rhinestone chain, Hot glue, Glass vase, ½ yd. black tulle, scissors, 1” flat brush. Instructions Cut two dowel rods for each candle holder. For the larger cut 12” and for the smaller cut 9” dowel rods. Drill two holes in the round plaque and the oval plaque where you would screw the dowel rods to the plaques. Attach the dowel rods to the plaques with screws. Base-coat the oval and round plaque with Licorice. Paint the dowel rods with Yellow Citron. When dry tape off ¾” stripes on the dowel rod and paint with Licorice. When dry spounce a few coats of Black Extreme Glitter. Cut the shoes from the black felt using the pattern. Hot glue the fronts and toes of the felt shoes and attach…