Good Morning Crafters,

I love crafting! For my entire life, I have been immersed in creativity and it seems fitting to celebrate my first Cool2Craft newsletter honoring those timeless projects that have been treasured from generation to generation.

My earliest crafting memories were the hours spent with my sisters playing with all the supplies at my mother’s store.

And, of course, everything for us was all about glue!  It’s with great love and pride that I am continuing my mother’s creative tradition because I think it’s cool to craft!

Over the holidays, I created some Look of Copper Enamel Earrings with my favorite vintage technique using glue and acrylic paint.

Depending on how you apply the paint and glue, you can achieve a look of stone or a look of copper enamel. It’s the coolest!

Click here for the tutorial.


Some other vintage crafting techniques you might enjoy:
1. Burnt Brown Bag Look of Metal Project and Video Tutorial
2. Embossing with Glue Project
3. Eggshell Mosaic Video

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Get Creative! Get Inspired! Be Cool!

Tiffany Windsor
Editor of Cool2Craft

P.S. Start 2011 with "24 Handmade Craft Ideas from 2010: A Year of Free Crafts" eBook from FaveCrafts. From afghans to pot holders, this eBook is a roundup of the past year's most popular projects.


Featured Vintage Techniques Projects


Look of Forged Foil Frame Video

In this video, Tiffany Windsor shows how to make lovely vintage-esque photo frames and glass bottles using aluminum foil.

Bread Dough Jewelry Box Project Tutorial and Video

Let Heidi Borchers of Inspired at Home show you how white bread and glue can become a dough for molding beautiful roses.

Shabby Chic Grunge Frame Video

Tiffany Windsor shares how to create the shabby chic grunge effect by burning glue.


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