Frame Your Loved Ones

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You’ll need:

  • Red Glass Pocket Hearts
  • Inexpensive frame from Dollar Store or craft store
  • Scrapbook Paper
  • A photo of someone of love
  • Craft Glue

I spruced up a plain black frame by gluing hearts on each of the corners.  I found a frame with a cut-out of a heart in the center which I glued a sheet of black and white scrapbook paper to.  I then glued on a few hearts creating a perfect Valentine’s Day gift!

Glue Your Heart

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There are lots of ways to show off your Valentine’s Day spirit using our Red Glass Pocket Hearts, glue and a few small craft items.

All you need:

  • Pocket Hearts
  • Craft Glue
  • Magnets
  • Jewelry Pins
  • Hair Barrettes

Simply glue your red glass pocket hearts to a magnet, jewelry pin or line up three to make a beautiful barrette.

Fun With Plaster!

So I decided to see what I could create using our stones and tokens and some store bought plaster.  My plaster was actually a large stepping stone kit that I portioned into smaller amounts so I could make multiple items.

If you have never used plaster before (which I hadn’t) let me tell you it dries fast!  Before you begin mixing it make sure you know what design you are creating on the stones.    I ended up making 4 small stones which can be used as paperweights or markers for your garden.

As far as the how to on this one, I basically just followed the directions for mixing the plaster and then as soon as I had my forms molded I placed the different items into the plaster before it had any chance to dry.  I did pour some of the mix into large cookie cutters to help with a couple of the shapes, the others were formed by hand.

After I let all the stones dry I used paint to add a little more color to the stones.

These easy to create pieces can make great gifts, wonderful memorials, or just a nice project for a rainy day!

Have fun and use your imagination…the possibilities are endless!  ~Suzi

Simple and Inexpensive Mother’s Day Craft

Items you will need:

  • Picture frame (mine is from the local dollar store)
  • Craft glue or hot glue gun
  • Stones or tokens from (I used Glass Engraved Spirit Stones…item #8400)
  1. Make sure your frame is clean and dry before attaching items.
  2. Insert pictures or artwork into the frame.
  3. Apply glue directly to the back of the stones and place on the frame.  Press firmly.
  4. I have created a couple of looks so you can see the frame can be simple or really colorful and still bring a smile to the recipient.
Step 1: $1 store frame
Step 2: Insert fabulous family photos.
Step 3: Apply glue.
Step 4: Firmly press stones on frame.
Step 5: Add stones...
Step 6: More stones...
Step 7: Voila! Finished product!

This is a perfect gift for mom and grandma this Mother’s Day season!

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