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Mandala on Blue Canvas - DIY Wall Art

Create art with dots when you paint this simple Mandala design. This is the perfect summertime project for all ages! Learn a new painting technique with this unique style of painting.
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Pink Canvas Mandala

This beautifully pink mandala project will give your space an elegant and handmade touch. Try your hand at this extraordinary new trend of dot painting to create a stunning mandala pattern! Customize with your favorite colors as well as different size dots.
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Wood Burned Mandala Wall-Hanging

Add a touch of mysticism to your decor with a beautiful wood burned mandala wall-hanging.
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Mandala Clay Pot

Try your hand at Mandala painting with this simple and fun dot painting technique. Give your garden a touch of color when you paint this unique design on all your clay pots. Mix it up and use a variety of colors to match your style!
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DIY Mandala Inspired Chair

Transform an old chair into something new with this unique mandala art idea. Your dining room will have a stylish hand-painted touch when you create this stunning design. Easily follow the dot-painting pattern to create a work of art that is colorful and fun.
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Painted Mandala Rocks

Gather large rocks for an summer crafting session with these painted mandala rocks. Paint and decorate your garden with your customized painted rock designs.
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Mandala Christmas Ornaments

Decorate basic ornaments with a unique mandala pattern for added charm to your Christmas Tree! Use FolkArt Multi-Surface to paint on a variety of ornament surfaces then accent with FolkArt Treasure Gold for extra shine.
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Resin Mandala

Take your mandala art to the next level by preserving your design in Mod Podge Resin. This method of sealing will give your finished piece a beautiful high gloss finish that will elevate your art work.
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Black & White Mandala Pumpkins, Vase & Tray

Give your fall decor a monochromatic look with this elegant collection of black & white hand painted decor pieces.
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Mandala Pumpkins

Explore the world of dot painting to create beautiful mandalas on your fall pumpkins this year! Basecoat in your favorite colors then add each dot to create a stunning pattern that is completely handmade. Your autumn decor will be elevated with the beauty of these dot-painted ...
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Breast Cancer Awareness Pumpkin

In October, we paint with pink! Try your hand at painting this fun pink floral pumpkin design in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Assorted Hand-painted Apple Barrel Ornaments

Make your Christmas Tree pop with color when you paint a variety of ornaments with Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint! Add mandala designs, an ombre effect, brushstroke effects, and so much more with this easy craft idea.
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Mandalas - Dot Painting Fun!

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Who knew that tiny little dots could make such beautiful art? The latest trend of mandala or dot painting has swept the crafting community and prompted crafter everywhere to dot on a variety of surfaces. This unique style of painting takes time and patience as you apply each i... Read more →

Posted 8/20/2020 7:55:54 AM

How to Use Fabric Creations Block Printing Stamps and Fabric Inks!

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A brand new Plaid product line recently launched at Hobby Lobby and on plaidonline.com .  It's called Fabric Creations and encompasses a variety of intricately designed block stamps, super soft fabric inks and tools such as paint applicators, foam printing mats and cleanin... Read more →

Posted 6/1/2015 12:06:00 PM

4 Free Adult Coloring Book Page Printables

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  Sometimes, when the weight of the world is bearing down upon you, a dose of stress-relief can be as simple as picking up a marker or colored pencil, or maybe even some acrylic paints, and getting busy with an adult coloring book. Since we fully support most creative inc... Read more →

Posted 8/1/2016 6:07:00 AM

Wood Burning, Engraving, and More!

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Tools are an essential part of crafting. From brushes to glue to scissors, these tools help your creations come to life. While paint is our specialty, we cater to all crafting avenues. Which is why Plaid offers tools that can add amazing detail and character to your projects. ... Read more →

Posted 9/21/2020 7:46:17 AM

50 DIY Pumpkin Ideas

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Halloween is only a few weeks away! And if you haven't decorated a pumpkin yet, don't fret. Pumpkins are such a wonderful canvas to tell a spooky story. Whether it's basic painting on using Mod Podge to glue on your favorite fabric, pumpkin decorating can really show your pers... Read more →

Posted 10/9/2020 9:43:30 AM

10 Outdoor DIY Ideas

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Spring is here!! Do you smell the flowers blooming? With warmer weather comes spending more time outside. If you are anything like us, you are ready to get out in the warm spring air and enjoy the sunshine. Which is why we have some great tips and tricks for DIYs that you can... Read more →

Posted 3/22/2021 2:47:46 PM

Introducing Modern Paint-By-Number

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Are you stressed? Are you working long hours? Do you need a break? What you need is a little art therapy ! You need something that will relax you and give you a sense of peace after a long day. Crafting is an excellent way to destress for the day and with our new Modern Pain... Read more →

Posted 8/16/2021 3:28:59 PM

October is my Favorite Color

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"As long as autumn lasts, I shall not have hands, canvas, and colors enough to paint the beautiful things I see." - Vincent Van Gogh This time of year we are filling our homes with the traditional colors of red, orange, and yellow. The beauty of fall is truly a relaxing... Read more →

Posted 10/4/2021 2:44:55 PM

12 Creepy Chic Halloween Decor Ideas

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​Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble! It's time to get creepy with your style! Lovers of Halloween know that decorating your home at this time of the year is really fun. If you are looking to mix up your decor theme this year, the creepy chic theme is sweepingly popular so... Read more →

Posted 10/11/2021 9:12:36 AM
faqs

When will my completed Mandala Dot-By-Number be cured?

Approximately one week after completely painting a Mandala Dot-By-Number project, the paint will be completely cured. .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:pointer;border-right: 1px solid #8b8b8b;border-left: 1px solid #FFF;border-bottom: 1px solid #fff;}.tb_button.hover {borer:2px ...

What is the best way to clean the Mandala Dot-By-Number applicator tools?

Rinse the paint-filled tool well in a brush basin or container of water. If needed, add a touch of mild soap to thoroughly clean paint from the dotting tools. Allow to dry between uses. NEVER let the Mandala Dot-By-Number dotting tool dry with paint on the ends.

What supplies are included in a Mandala Dot-By-Number kit?

Each Mandala Dot-By-Number kit contains a 14” x 14” preprinted black rolled canvas (that easily mounts or frames to a 12” x 12” finished piece).  Also included are easy to follow step-by-step instructions, three double-ended dotting tools that create six different sizes of dot...

Should I seal my completed Mandala Dot-By-Number project?

It is not necessary, however, for added protection against dust or dirt, a light coat or two of Patricia Nimocks Clear Acrylic Sealer (in matte, satin or gloss) may be lightly applied.  .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:pointer;border-right: 1px solid #8b8b8b;border-left: 1px s...

What is the best way to complete or finish out my Mandala Dot-By-Number painting?

A completed Mandala Dot-By-Number work of art can easily be trimmed with scissors and then mounted onto a 12” x 12” wood canvas panel or foam core board.  You may also wish to frame the artwork in a 12” x 12” wood frame after trimming the canvas to size.  NOTE:  It is not reco...

What size is a completed Mandala Dot-By-Number artwork?

Although the black canvas preprinted with white dot patterns measures 14” x 14,” each design once painted, should be finished to a 12” x 12” format.  Artwork can be framed, mounted or attached to a surface, or completed as a wall hanging.  .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:point...

How long does it take to complete a Mandala Dot-By-Number?

The length of time it takes to complete a Mandala Dot-By-Number design will vary depending upon the simplicity or the amount of detail of the artwork, as well as the hours or time applied to working on it.  Mandala Dot-By-Number is a relaxing art form which can be completed qu...

When changing colors, should the dotting tool be cleaned?

Yes, it is advisable to clean the dotting tool when changing colors as well as after each painting session. Simply rinse well in water and blot dry on the paper towel between colors. .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:pointer;border-right: 1px solid #8b8b8b;border-left: 1px soli...

What, if any, additional supplies are needed to complete a Modern Paint-by-Number kit?

Because all Modern Paint-By-Number kits are all inclusive, the only extra supplies you will need are paper towels, water to clean your paintbrush, and whatever finishing supplies you may need to complete your art such as a frame or mounting plaque, etc. .tb_button {padding:1p...

How long does it take a Modern Paint-By-Number to dry?

Because the paint included in each Modern Paint-By-Number kit is water-based, non-toxic, acrylic paint, it will dry to the touch within approximately 15 minutes depending on the thickness of paint applied. .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:pointer;border-right: 1px solid #8b8b8...
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Modern Paint by Number

Enjoy the fun and beauty of painting with the Let’s Paint Modern Paint-By-Number Kits. Featuring a variety of fun and easy-to-paint scenes, these Modern Paint-by-Number Kits are great for adults and kids and is the perfect way to relax. Each kit contains a 14" x 14" canvas, a ...