DIY PRINTMAKING TECHNIQUES – #2 RANDOM ITEMS Part II

Allgemein, Paintings, Printmaking

You are not satisfied with your drawing skills? As I already mentioned, I wouldn’t consider myself as a talented drawer. But that does not mean that I am not creative and not able to make beautiful paintings. It is all about the right technique: the second Printmaking-technique that I would like to introduce to you is called “random items”. So get creative and search some random things at your home that you can use for making your unique prints.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring prints on my Pinterest pinboard and some pictures of items that can be used for printmaking.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyCardboard: 0,35€ per piece = 0,35€ per print

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,38€ per paint

Money Greek Yoghurt cup (after you ate your Greek Yoghurt :-))

Total cost per fan = 0,73€

search v2 Where to find: 

modulor – Cardboard

modulor – Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

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Zeit 40 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Printmaking techniques – #2Random items

Allgemein, Paintings, Printmaking

You are not satisfied with your drawing skills? As I already mentioned, I wouldn’t consider myself as a talented drawer. But that does not mean that I am not creative and not able to make beautiful paintings. It is all about the right technique: the second Printmaking-technique that I would like to introduce to you is called “random items”. So get creative and search some random things at your home that you can use for making your unique prints.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring prints on my Pinterest pinboard and some pictures of items that can be used for printmaking.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyCardboard: 0,35€ per piece = 0,35€ per print

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,38€ per paint

Money Greek Yoghurt cup (after you ate your Greek Yoghurt :-))

Total cost per fan = 0,73€

search v2 Where to find: 

modulor – Cardboard

modulor – Acrylic Paint


3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Printmaking Random items

Zeit 40 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Printmaking – Random items

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DIY Printmaking – Random items

My 3 best DIY deco ideas for the kitchen

Allgemein, KITCHEN

 

Each DIY deco idea is linked to an easy step by step guide that helps you to get the best results:

#1. DIY Herb Garden

#2. DIY Pinboard

#3. DIY Concrete Flowerpot

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DIY Kitchen Deco – Concrete Flower pot

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7 DIY deco tips to bring summer to your home

Allgemein, SUMMER

Summer is a state of mind. To bring summer to your home every day (even if it is raining), you can decorate your home with refreshing summer deco. Below you can find 7 DIY deco tips #tobringSUMMERtoyourHOME. Each tip is linked to an easy step by step guide to help you to get the best results.

#Tip 1 – DIY Palm Picture mad of straws

#Tip 2 – DIY Wall Tattoo Golden Pineapple

#Tip 3 – DIY Strawberry sculpture made of straws

 

#Tip 4 – DIY Pineapple Showcase

#Tip 5 – DIY Flamingo Print

#Tip 6 – DIY 3D Ice Cream Painting

#Tip 7 – DIY Fan made of Straws

Free Gift Cards – #bringsummertoyourhome

Allgemein, SUMMER

Are you still not in summer mood?

Do you miss some summer décor for your home?

Or do you want to share your summer feeling with family & friends?

 

Then get 2 summer gift cards for free via email:

 

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Summer Gift Card – Flamingo

Strawberry

Summer gift card – Strawberry

BRING SUMMER TO YOUR HOME – #6 DIY 3D Ice Cream Painting

3D Painting, Allgemein, Paintings, SUMMER

“I SCREAM, you SCREAM, we all SCREAM for ICE CREAM!”

There is no real way around ice cream in the summer season. So if you want to come into the ultimate summer mood, ice cream must be a part of your home décor. In the sixth DIY project to #bringsummertoyourhome I provide an easy step by step instruction for a 3D Ice Cream Painting.

If you also scream for ice cream, you can find some refreshing inspirations on my summer mood-board on Pinterest.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyDrinking Straw: 0,57€ / (21cm x 35 = 735 cm) = 0,18€ / 226 cm per 3D painting

Wafer: 5 x 15 cm / 4 x 3 cm

Scoop: 3 x ( 5 x 5 cm / 10 x 3cm)

MoneyHot Glue Gun sticks: 9,61€ / 20 pieces = 0,17€ per 3D painting (1/3 piece)

Money Nylon thread: 1,70€ / 50m = 0,09€ / ~2,5m per 3D painting

MoneyCanvas 24 x 30 cm = 2,98€ per 3D painting

Total 3D painting: 3,42€

search v2 Where to find: 

Søstrene Grene – Drinking Straws

Amazon – Hot Glue GunAmazon – Hot Glue Gun Sticks

modulor – Nylon thread

modulor – Canvas

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY 3D Ice Cream Painting – Step by Step instructions

Zeit 150 minutes

4. Results

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DIY 3D Ice CREAM Painting – #bringsummertoyourhome

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DIY 3D Ice Cream Painting – #bringsummertoyourhome

Are you already in summer mood? What do you do to bring summer to your home? Leave your comment or share your pictures with me on Instagram or Facebook: #bringsummertoyourhome

DIY Fox Wall Sculpture

Decor, Wall Sculpture

When I was searching for some inspiration for my bare walls at home, I came across Bongo Design. The industrial designer behind this trademark is Magdalena Chojnacka. She produces unique interior objects. They are all hand crafted with a lot of passion and high quality. Her website inspired me for my next DIY project. In this post you can find my easy 4 step tutorial for a fox wall sculpture.

  1. Source of inspiration

After getting inspired by Bongo Design, I made a new pinboard on Pinterest with animal wall sculptures.

  1. Required supplies

 Hot Glue Gun sticks: 9,61€ / 20 pieces = 0,16€ per wall sculpture(1/3 piece)

Plastic tubes: 2,99€ / (25cm x 150 = 3750 cm) =  0,21€ per wall sculpture/ 259cm

  1.  head: 1 x 5cm, 2 x 6cm, 1 x 8cm, 4 x 9cm
  2. snout: 2 x 17 cm, 2x 20cm, 1 x 4cm
  3. ears: 2 x 25 cm, 2 x 35 cm = 259cm

 Nylon thread: 2,42€ / 100m = 0,07€ / ~3m per wall sculpture

 Where to find: 

Amazon – Plastic Tubes or Universal A.I. Sheaths

Amazon – Hot Glue GunAmazon – Hot Glue Gun Sticks

Amazon – Nylon thread

  1. DIY – Step by Step
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DIY Fox Wall Sculpture – Easy step by step approach

Zeit 120 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Fox Wall Sculpture – artCREATORblog

Now it is up to you. Make your own wall sculpture and share your results with me on Facebook.