Watercolor Floral Notebooks with The Cinch Binding Tool!

Watercolor Floral Notebooks with The Cinch! I love making handmade gifts for the holidays and The Cinch Binding Tool is the perfect way! I'll show you how to make your own notebooks for a great handmade gift, stocking stuffer, planner for the new year, or just because! Make a wire bound notebook in just a few minutes. Three years ago I found The Cinch at my local thrift store for 15 bucks! I wasn't sure if it worked...that's the risk you take when you buy second hand. I debated a bit...but then knew I could return the device for store credit if it didn't work out. I bought it and have never looked back!  Here's a video of the Cinch Binding Machine in action from a previous post: The best part is that notebooks can be made however you want. Pick the size, pick the paper filler, mix it up! Get different size binding wires and make them as thick or thin as you like. I started with the 4 main books in the center, but after trimming down papers, I had a lot left over.

How to Marble Ornaments with Easy Marble

How to Marble Ornaments with Easy Marble! Deck the halls with this fun DIY project of marbling ornaments! Update plain plastic ornaments with Easy Marble in just a few minutes. This fun craft will have you looking around the house thinking of what else you can marble. Plus, I'm giving away some Easy Marble on Instagram, so head over and enter the giveaway! Marbling can be done on various surfaces...wood, paper, plastic and more. I love marbling and this is a great craft for all skill levels. I taught a beginner class of marbling at Pinner's conference a couple years ago and loved it.  Supplies Needed for Marbling Ornaments: Easy Marble in various colors  (these paints are formulated to not blend together, so the color you pour is the color you you'll want a bunch of colors) Plastic Ornaments Plastic Cup of Water Toothpicks Step 1: Marbling Set Up Begin by setting up the supplies. Shake up all the Easy Marble and open up the bottles. Fill the cup almost full of wate