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Turn a $5 box into a fabulous recipe organizer. A flea-market spoon is the secret ingredient to punching up an unfinished box (6 9/16"W x 4 5/8"H; michaels.com for stores). Step 1: With a foam brush, stain the box, inside and out, with Minwax wood finish in Classic Gray ($8.97 per quart; homedepot.com). Let dry overnight. Step 2: Using your hands, bend a teaspoon at a 90-degree angle. Lightly sand the widest point of the handle's back side. Step 3: Apply Glass, Metal & More glue along the…

Easy Crafts to Give Your Kitchen Personality

Turn a $5 box into a fabulous recipe organizer. A flea-market spoon is the secret ingredient to punching up an unfinished box (6 9/16"W x 4 5/8"H; michaels.com for stores). Step 1: With a foam brush, stain the box, inside and out, with Minwax wood finish in Classic Gray ($8.97 per quart; homedepot.com). Let dry overnight. Step 2: Using your hands, bend a teaspoon at a 90-degree angle. Lightly sand the widest point of the handle's back side. Step 3: Apply Glass, Metal & More glue along the…

How to make a misc. How To Prepare And Flatten Bottle Caps For Crafting Projects - Step 2

How To Prepare And Flatten Bottle Caps For Crafting Projects

Glass, Metal & More is weatherproof and waterproof, making it ideal for use in a variety of outdoor applications. It grabs fast, dries clear, remains pliable, is UV-resistant and, unlike many other brands of glue, never yellows with age.

Glass, Metal & More is weatherproof and waterproof, making it ideal for use in a variety of outdoor applications. It grabs fast, dries clear, remains pliable, is UV-resistant and, unlike many other brands of glue, never yellows with age.

Hot Glue Gun Art - Spray painted with Metallic Silver, distressed with black paint - giving it an antique metal look.

Hot Glue Gun Art - Spray painted with Metallic Silver, distressed with black paint - giving it an antique metal look.

What is the best glue for polymer clay? What is the best strategy for bonding polymer clay to metal, to itself, to crystals? Read more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

What is the best glue for polymer clay? What is the best strategy for bonding polymer clay to metal, to itself, to crystals? Read more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Hot Glue Gun Art - Spray painted with Metallic Silver, distressed with black paint - giving it an antique metal look.

Hot Glue Gun Art - Spray painted with Metallic Silver, distressed with black paint - giving it an antique metal look.

Glue metal to glass with Aleene's The Ultimate Adhesive like we did in this fun bottlecap mirror DIY!

Glue metal to glass with Aleene's The Ultimate Adhesive like we did in this fun bottlecap mirror DIY!

These are centerpieces I made for my Brother and his Wife's 50th Birthday Party.  I used my Cricut II, specialty scrapbooking papers, floral wire, a glue gun, some metal planters, and some balloon weights.

These are centerpieces I made for my Brother and his Wife's 50th Birthday Party. I used my Cricut II, specialty scrapbooking papers, floral wire, a glue gun, some metal planters, and some balloon weights.

Hot Glue Gun Art - Spray painted with Metallic Silver, distressed with black paint and highlighted with a Red Glaze. by wylene

Hot Glue Gun Art - Spray painted with Metallic Silver, distressed with black paint and highlighted with a Red Glaze. by wylene

Foil art great instructions but too costly for school: love the idea of the tree and moon though . . .

Foil art great instructions but too costly for school: love the idea of the tree and moon though . . .

Saw this on pintrest and decided to try it out. It's super easy and fun! You're supposed to use cardboard, but i used pieces of wood. Just find a board or cardboard you want to use, draw any design you like on it, trace it with craft glue. Let it completely dry. Then glue heavy duty foil over the dried design and rub it so the design comes through. Let it dry then use a rag to apply any color shoe polish (i used brown), pour it on the foiled design and gently rub it across your design. Done…

Saw this on pintrest and decided to try it out. It's super easy and fun! You're supposed to use cardboard, but i used pieces of wood. Just find a board or cardboard you want to use, draw any design you like on it, trace it with craft glue. Let it completely dry. Then glue heavy duty foil over the dried design and rub it so the design comes through. Let it dry then use a rag to apply any color shoe polish (i used brown), pour it on the foiled design and gently rub it across your design. Done…

glue that will work on metal when you don't want to try to do a solder repair

glue that will work on metal when you don't want to try to do a solder repair

Hot Glue Gun Art - Spray painted with Metallic Silver, distressed with black paint and highlighted with a Red Glaze.

Hot Glue Gun Art - Spray painted with Metallic Silver, distressed with black paint and highlighted with a Red Glaze.

This would be a great lesson for middle school.... die cut letter on chip board, draw  on it with glue and wrap in aluminum foil to show the texture/design!

This would be a great lesson for middle school.... die cut letter on chip board, draw on it with glue and wrap in aluminum foil to show the texture/design!