Paige answers viewers' questions.
- Wood (2x4)
- Acrylic paint
- Deli Cup
- Mod Podge
- Loose glitter
- Stir stick
- Small foam brush
- 1x3 Wood
- Wood stain
- Console table
- Kreg jig
- Wood glue
- (1) 8 x 4 Styrofoam Sheet
- X-Acto Knife
- Glue Gun
- Wood buttons
- Pirate/under the sea type décor
- Wrap yarn around wood, leaving space between each wrap
- Dip wood in acrylic paint
- Stamp onto a piece of paper to create texture
- To make a lot of little pom poms very fast cut a few pieces of yarn to be the same length.
- Tie a separate piece of yarn around the middle of the bunch.
- Repeat this process (depending on the length of your bunch) until you have a few pieces of yarn tied around the bunch.
- Make sure the distance between each piece of yarn tied around the bunch is equidistant from each other.
- Cut the bunch in the middle of each piece of yarn tied around it.
- Repeat this process until you have all of the bunch cut out into multiple mini pom-poms.
- You can the hang pom-poms around a key chain ring, use multiple to make a broach, glue it onto a popsicle stick to make a bookmark, etc.
Glitter Mod Podge
- Add Mod Podge and loose glitter into a deli cup
- Stir until glitter in completely combined with Mod Podge
- Use a small foam brush to apply to your craft
- Allow Mod Podge to dry
DIY Custom Dog Kennel
- Cut 1x3 wood and attach to look like a barn door (4 pieces used to make a square, 2 pieces make an X inside).
- Use a kreg jig to make holes that allow screws to be drilled in sideways (2 into each side).
- Mark on your wood where to pre-drill holes for screws.
- Glue wood together to hold in place while you drill.
- Drill screws into holes made using kreg jig.
- Use chains and a hammer to give barn door a distressed look.
- Install spacers into your console table (this is a typical barn door application).
- Stain wood your desired color and attach to spacer.
- Make another barn door following the same steps.
- Install barn door hardware containing wheels onto this barn door so that the kennel can open and close.
- Attach to your console table.
DIY Treasure Chest Fish Tank
- Cut the Styrofoam sheet to the specifications of your fish tank to create the “treasure chest” base.
- Use the X-Acto knife to sketch out the design on 3 of the sides. Use the hot glue gun to assemble the 4 sides (treasure chest cover) together.
- Use brown and black paint to make treasure chest look.
- Paint with the black first. Then the brown to create that distressed under the sea chest look.
- Add wooden buttons along the four sides.
- Add pirate/under the sea décor inside the tank.
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