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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

DIY: Alcohol Ink Watercolor Vases!

I received these goodies from Oriental Trading and Plaid Crafts.
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All opinions, crafts and ideas are 100% my own.
 DIY: Alcohol Ink Watercolor Vases!
These splattery colorful vases are so fun to paint and decorate.
Perfect for centerpieces for events and occasions or home decor.
 You'll need:
White ceramic Vases
Bombay India ink
Rubbing Alcohol
Paintbrush
Copper Liquid Leaf Paint
Paint Palette
The vases are really cute and have a faux wood finish on the bottom section.  I tried to use painters tape and cover it during this process but the ink seeps through anyway, so I painted the bottom section with copper leaf liquid instead.
This technique is very similar to these Watercolor Coasters I did.
There's a video on this link if you want to see the process.

 Put some drops of ink in the palette.
And paint them right on the vase.
 Use water to rinse the brush when changing colors, add more bright colors to the vase.
 Next, add a couple drops here and there of the rubbing alcohol.
 It will instantly repel the ink.
 And then add some additional paint if desired.
 Then let it dry completely.
 Next, use the liquid leaf and paint the bottom part of the vase.
 Let dry completely.  You can spray with lacquer to seal it in if desired.
 I love the bright colors and the metallic copper!
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Monday, July 24, 2017

Zucchini and Squash Oven Baked Fries!

 Zucchini and Squash Oven Baked Fries!
This is a must have recipe for summer time vegetables!

Make your breading.
6 slices of bread pulverized
1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese
 Then slice or cut up your veggies
 Mix 2 eggs in a separate bowl
 Dip the veggies in egg wash then roll in the bread crumbs.
Place on a baking sheet.
 Bake in the 425* F oven
Bake for 10 minutes then turn over and bake 10 more minutes.
I love them crispy!
 Add some dipping sauce and enjoy!
 Fry sauce or ranch!
Perfection!




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Saturday, July 22, 2017

5 Shark Week DIY Crafts!

I received these water squirt guns from Oriental Trading.
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Thanks for coming around for Shark Week!
Get these awesome Fishy Waterguns from Oriental Trading!
They work great and are so much fun.
Perfect for shark week!

Check out these 5 fun Shark crafts and DIY's!

Shark Etched Wine Glass

Shark Pencil Case

Shark Fishing Set!




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