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Glow in the Dark BirdHouse

Get your glow on & shine bright with the NEW FolkArt Invisible Glow Stardust Paint! Create a fun gazebo shaped birdhouse that transforms in the dark! This unique formula can only be seen when the lights are off - perfect for DIY decor, kid's projects, parties, and so much more.
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Fun & Funky Birdhouse

Use FolkArt Multi-surface to add a pop of color to your birdhouse project!
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Plastic Bottle Bird House

Welcome to episode four of our summer DIY upcycling craft series with Walmart! Join Emma from Plaid as she shows you three ways to recycle plastic with Apple Barrel Paint and Mod Podge Outdoor: a pretty garden mobile, gnome planters, and a bird house. Watch Video 3...
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Apple Barrel Birdhouse

When decorating your back porch or deck this spring, do not forget to add a bright and colorful birdhouse!
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Icy Pastel Birdhouse Christmas Village

Who says birdhouses have to be just for birds? Turn a basic wooden birdhouse into an icy decor piece for your mantel. These houses are sure to tie your entire pastel Christmas theme together as a focal point in your holiday decor.
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Apple Barrel Colorful Christmas Village

Take an unconventional approach to creating your snow village this year with items from your garden! Then use Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint to make your village come to life with color.
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Apple Barrel Haunted Birdhouses

Turn a basic birdhouse into a spooky haunted house for your backyard birds. Great Halloween decor piece for inside and outside!
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Terra Cotta Birdhouses

Add some modern flair and texture to your birdhouses with FolkArt Terra Cotta! This beautiful textured paint allows you add color and charm to the homes of your backyard birds.
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10 Custom Christmas Village Ideas


A Holiday Classic Do you remember as a kid putting up your Christmas tree then decorating your mantel with a cozy village display? Each building was surrounded by fake, puffy snow with little street lights sprinkled in and around each building to give your town life. An... Read more →

Posted 11/16/2021 10:47:43 AM

Home Decor DIYs for the Fall Season


A leaf wreath adorns the front door, pumpkins spice candles fill the air, and pumpkins of all shapes and colors decorate your home. We are always looking for ways to spruce up our home on a budget and today's blog will help you do just that. Set the mood in your home with some... Read more →

Posted 9/21/2021 10:28:42 AM

Easy Gift Ideas for Mother's Day!


Mother's Day is about a month away, get to crafting for mom without delay! If your Mother's Day gifts include the typical flowers and a card, think about stepping up your game this year and creating something from the heart that your mom, stepmom, grandmother, or aunt will lov... Read more →

Posted 3/29/2021 11:41:15 AM

DIY Crafts to Give This Holiday


The holidays are one of the most fun times of the year. The one thing that can sometimes not be fun is gift shopping. Don't let the stress of finding the perfect gift get you down, use what you already have to create beautiful handmade gifts that have hard work and meaning beh... Read more →

Posted 11/25/2019 3:29:41 PM

Get Crafty with Your Outdoor Decor


Now's the perfect time to tap in to the trend of indoor/outdoor living and make your patio, deck or balcony spaces your next favorite room at home! Our design team whipped up a few projects that will have you feeling like you've just started your vacay with boho tropical vib... Read more →

Posted 5/28/2019 3:45:22 PM

Plaid Creators Challenge 1 - Mod Podge Ultra


Our super talented Creators' first challenge of the year is Mod Podge Ultra. We challenged them to use Ultra in a variety of ways to show the versatility of this new and amazing product. Here are their projects: Dimensional Projects Doodle Craft - Beach Sand Tri... Read more →

Posted 4/19/2019 7:58:28 AM

Here's Why You Need a Stitching Plan for the Year


One thing we know about hand embroidery is that it does take time and a certain level of dedication. It is a simple craft that many are often intimidated by - it can be time-consuming, and requires a keen attention to detail. What we also know is that the memories, traditions ... Read more →

Posted 4/16/2019 8:56:38 AM

10 Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Love


Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if you want to show your dear mother how much you truly care with a handmade present, you’re in the right place!  Whether you’re looking to flex your craft painting muscle or go crazy with Mod Podge, we’ve got you covered.   Mother’s D... Read more →

Posted 5/4/2017 1:28:55 PM

Plaid Creator Projects featuring FolkArt Coastal Paint and Fairy Gardens


This month's project for the Plaid Creators featured the new FolkArt Coastal Paint and the new FolkArt Mini Stencils for Fairy Gardens. Half created costal inspiration projects, while the others created Fairy Gardens Coastal Projects Erin Spain created a DIY Painted S... Read more →

Posted 4/20/2017 4:00:00 PM

DIY Affordable Fairy Garden Accessories with Free Template!


Finally, a good reason to go outdoors. Fun and fanciful, these scaled-down domiciles are perfect for adding a wee dash of whimsy to your garden landscapes. But while these diminutive digs might be small in stature, they can make a huge impact on your wallet. Thankfully, ... Read more →

Posted 6/16/2016 7:06:00 AM

Free Springtime Cross Stitch Pattern


  Spring is a time for new beginnings, so if you've never cross-stitched before, it's certainly not too late to start! Cross-stitching has been proven time and time again to be a near-meditative method for relaxation  and on top of that, it's just plain fun! This month, ... Read more →

Posted 4/25/2016 12:04:00 PM

Learn to Decoupage with NEW Mod Podge Kits!


Want to Learn to Decoupage? Do you want to learn to decoupage but aren't sure where to start? With the number of decoupage projects out there, it's easy to get overwhelmed. With the vast variety of Mod Podge formulas, you can decoupage practically any surface. That's w... Read more →

Posted 1/29/2016 8:01:00 AM

Stop and "Craft" the Roses!


A rose by any other name would be just as pretty, if you ask us! To celebrate June as National Rose Month, we're talking up one of our favorite florals. Roses are a classic crafting motif, and we're sharing a few ways to add a bit of rosy glow to any DIY!  If y... Read more →

Posted 6/24/2015 12:06:00 PM

Learn How to Use FolkArt Acrylic Paint as a Staining Resist -- It's Easy!


Today's educational blog post is a technique-driven post that is quick and easy!  Have you ever used FolkArt Acrylic Colors to create a stencil mask or stencil resist to simulate an inlay pattern in wood?  It really is a pretty cool technique and I would like to share it wi... Read more →

Posted 6/9/2015 12:06:00 PM

Top Ten Painting Tips from Plaid's Painting Pro


I wish years ago when I started painting, I had a top ten list like this!  Through the years, I learned often by trial and error as to what was the best way to paint something, how to arrange my supplies on my studio table, how to properly load my paintbrush, how to easily... Read more →

Posted 8/12/2014 8:08:00 AM

Craft Painting Basics: How do I start? Where do I begin?


OK, so you have been crafting for years ... perhaps enjoying needle arts like cross stitch, knitting and crochet or even scrapbooking; but now you want to try your hand at a new craft.  Maybe you want to learn how to craft paint!  I am here to offer a little advice on how ... Read more →

Posted 7/25/2014 11:07:00 AM

8 Easy Ideas Using Mod Podge Mod Molds & Collage Clay


We worked with some of the most creative crafters around to come up with some fun inspiration using our new Mod Podge products , including Mod Melts, Mod Molds, Drizzle Paint and Collage Clay now in Michaels!  Some loved using the Mod Melts and Molds to create detaile... Read more →

Posted 7/14/2014 9:07:00 AM

Six Simple St. Patrick's Day DIYs


We found our own pot 'o gold with these six simple St. Patrick's Day craft ideas! From fun projects for the kiddos, to ideas to green up your holiday, get the tutorials on how to make these St. Patty's Day DIYs.   St. Patrick's Day Pot of Gold  Tutorial Via Plaid... Read more →

Posted 3/7/2014 2:14:00 PM