Showing posts from February, 2024

Best DIY Laser Cut Craft Projects for Wood Ideas

Best DIY Laser Cut Craft Projects for Wood Ideas Crafting with the xTool laser cutter blends precision and creativity. Choose a design, let the xTool work its magic on wood, add vibrant colors, and assemble your unique creation. Laser cut wood crafts are my absolute favorite craft to make with my high performance xTool M1 and S1.  I love the natural wood, I like using paint pens to add color like a stain to an intricate design and I love painting the wood with thick acrylic paint too! Of course many types of items can be crafted from various materials with this favorite creative tool, I'm using the xTool S1, which is a diode laser, so no clear acrylic. Today, let's focus on wood laser cut products! Here's the basswood I love! (affiliate links) 12X8 Basswood (24 Pack) 12X12 Basswood (36 Pack) Common materials include: basswood, cherry wood, walnut plywood, maple plywood, mahogany and birch plywood. For the most part, I use 3mm basswood.  I just got a package of 5mm of differ

How to Make Air Dry Clay Mushrooms Decor Cloche!

How to Make Air Dry Clay Mushrooms Decor Cloche! Learn how to make fake mushrooms in a cloche, appearing to be a delicate eco system terrarium, for the perfect home decor! This fun project is made of air dry clay and are the perfect addition to a fairy garden, book shelf or unique gift! Mushrooms are a diverse fungi with various forms, they contribute to ecosystems as decomposers. Some are found in the culinary world and others in the medicinal realm. Fungi, lacking chlorophyll, rely on decomposition for sustenance, playing vital roles in nutrient cycling. Some mushrooms are edible delicacies, while others, like the toxic Amanita (the ones that are red with the white dots), pose dangers. The overlooked world of fungi encompasses ecological importance, culinary delights, and promising medical avenues within natural resources--plus, they are so cute and a great craft for any skill level! The good news is that if you have any mushroom allergies, these clay sculptures are for you! Follow t