It’s that time again. Time to be inspired and make some really creative shit because why not?
You don’t even need to be some pro designer for this creative DIY – just a few artsy bits and bobs and you’re good. You’re just about to become a professional typographer and you don’t even know it yet.
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In need of a serious bold statement for a room? Say it with your very own Sculpted Typography. You only need a few things for this jazzy room decor project, then you can call yourself a DIY Queen.
First thing you’ll need to do is know what word you want to sculpt and how big or small you want it to turn out.
Start out with small and simple words as you get the hang of twisting and turning the wire. Once you’re comfortable, you can move on to things like multiple words or sentences.
You can also do some research into what font you want to sculpt out and use that as your guide.
Now begin to shape your word until you get the shapes and curves that you want. This might take a few tries, so be patient!
Have some wire left over? Try making some fab AF midi rings and dainty rings!
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This DIY is for all of you creative people who has ever liked song lyrics a bit too much, or have been inspired by a quote, or even appreciated a piece of writing. This word art piece that you’re about to make, infuses art and your favorite aspect of creative arts to make a stylish and modern decoration to personalize your space!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
- Newspaper (laid out on top of your table)
- Paintbrush of your choice (preferably thick bristles)
- Gold Gel pen
- Blackboard Paint
Taking your paintbrush, apply the first coat of paint onto your canvas making sure you cover the corners and edges as well. Leave to dry for about 10 minutes.
Layer on the second coat of paint, focusing on the front of the canvas and not worrying too much about the edges. This coat doesn’t have to be neatly brushed on and the thicker, the better. Leave this to dry for about 30 minutes to one hour, depending on your paint and how thick you apply it.
Get the text that you’ll be writing out and have it in front of you, especially if it’s quite a long piece of writing. I’ve chosen a few paragraphs from Lily Myers’ slam poem entitled “Shrinking Women”
. At this point, you can cross out, edit and correct anything on paper, which may save you from one tiny mistake that ruins your whole word art piece.
Practice the handwriting that you want to use beforehand on a separate piece of paper, then go ahead and begin writing on your painted canvas. You can choose how you want to write your piece; the options are endless!
There you have it! A personalized piece of room decor to wow your guests!
Channel your inner interior decorator and get your tassel on. Wow your friends and fam with a simple and easy tassel garland made with a few simple things from the dollar store and your hot little hands. Yep – you’re about to do the cutest DIY that you’ll ever do. Ever. So put your artsy cap on and get tassel…ling? Tasselified?
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
– 2 or 3 colors of tissue paper (your choice)
– Some string
Take a sheet of your tissue paper and fold it in half, then cut that in half.
You should have 2 sheets of folded paper. Lay it down on a flat surface and begin to cut thin strips using your scissors, not cutting all the way up – leave about an inch.
Unfold the tissue paper and you should have a fringe detail on either side and an un-cut middle.
Roll the un-cut section of the tissue paper as shown in the photo below.
Then, twist that into a little loop. Make as many tassels as you’d like!
String it up! Feed the string into the loop of every tassel.
Style however you like!
Channel your inner glittery self and get crafty! Today I’m bringing you a Fancy Nancy way you can jazz up a simple everyday item. You’re bound to have one lying around the house, so grab that, grab some glue and some glitter and create something awesome today.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
– Any sized Mason Jar
– Craft glue
– Paint brush
– Glitter dust
– Disposable gloves (optional)
STEP 1 Dip some glue onto your brush and paint the bottom half of the jar with glue.
STEP 2 Sprinkle your glitter on to where you just painted on the glue, putting more towards the bottom to create that ombré effect. Tip: use plastic gloves when sprinkling glitter if you don’t want to get glitter all over yourself.
STEP 3 Let it sit and dry for about an hour.
STEP 4 Make more and fill it with absolutely whatever goodies your heart desires!
This DIY is simple, it’ll cost you almost next to nothing, and you would’ve created something that will look so designer and so Instagram-worthy. Make multiple dishes at the one time; they’ll make incredible gifts.
Everyone’s guilty of buying cute jewelry, using it once, dumping it around your room and never finding it again. Get your creativity on with this do-it-yourself jewelry dish to solve this never ending missing jewelry problem!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
– Gold Paint Pen
– Small ceramic dish
STEP 1 Wipe down your small dish and leave it spotless
STEP 2 Grab your Paint Pen and draw your first small cross print in the center of the dish
STEP 3 Continue to draw crosses to create a line of the print, leaving a small gap between each cross
STEP 4 Using the line you’ve drawn on as a guide, keep drawing crosses next to each other. Tip: it doesn’t have to be super neat!
STEP 5 Let the Paint dry for an hour or two
STEP 6 Bake in your oven for 15-30 minutes on 350°F then let it cool completely
STEP 7 Wash the dish with some water and dry it off
STEP 8 Pop a couple of your fave rings in your dish and display that shiz for everyone to see!