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How To : Paint Mother's and Father's Day mugs

This video demonstrates how to paint Mother’s and Father’s Day mugs. This is a ceramic painting project. For this project, you will need the following supplies: 2 mugs, a Marabu ceramic kit, a paintbrush, a soft pencil, tissue, masking tape, a marabu porcelain paint pen, a jar ...more

How To : Paint on ceramic dinner plates

In this how-to video, you will learn how to paint on your ceramic dinner plates. You will need a ceramic paint kit, a soft pencil, masking tape, a porcelain painter pen, scrap paper, scissors, scrap paper, tracing paper, Celtic patterns, and a jar of water. Place the tracing p ...more

How To : Paint on a t-shirt

Learn how to ‘Paint onto your T-Shirt’ by watching this video. Materials required for this include the following:•Marabu Textil Plus Start Kit – 6 colors included with paint brush•Marabu Metallic Outliner Paints•Crocodile clips•Masking tape•Pencil•Design printed from the compu ...more

How To : Make Nintendo perler bead necklaces

The video tutorial is about creating an 8 or 16 bit Nintendo Character necklace. The first step is to select or search an 8 or 16 bit game character, the person in this video tutorial recommends choosing a sprite (which is a 2D character. Doing online search will help a lot in ...more

How To : Make a temporary tattoo with black eyeliner

This video illustrates how to make a temporary tattoo with black eyeliner. This process includes the following steps.Step 1Take the picture you want to make tattoo of.Step 2Reverse the picture and paste it on a paper.Step 3Take a tracing paper and trace the outline of the pict ...more

How To : Spell words in cursive handwriting

Typically taught during the elementary school years, cursive writing builds on the letter formation of block letters or printing. The pencil doesn’t leave the paper in cursive writing and letters flow together. If you don't know how to do this, check out this video tutorial. L ...more

How To : Transfer an embroidery pattern onto your fabric

There are several different techniques you can use to transfer a pattern onto the fabric you want to embroider, depending on the color and type of the fabric you want to embellish. This video shows you three separate techniques, such as chalk pencils or tracing paper.

How To : Make a no-sew fabric pet portrait

Lori Marie Johnson shows how to make an easy no-sew fabric portrait of your pet. Materials needed are a photo of pet, tracing paper, freezer paper, thin marker, scissors fabric (ultrasuede, calico, or other lightweight fabric), double-sided adhesive, iron, disappearing-ink mar ...more

How To : Make a mosaic for your home or garden

Mosaics are a cool type of art. You can use mosaics to liven up your home or garden and they are cheap and fun to make. Check out this video for tips and instructions for making mosaics. You Will Need • Fiberboard • Pencil • Ceramic and glass • Adhesive glue • Strips of w ...more

How To : Draw Japanese waves for a tattoo

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw Japanese waves for a tattoo. In this video, viewers observe different ideas and elements for wave designs. Viewers learn different techniques. To draw a design for a tattoo, viewers should sketch out their image and experiment ...more

How To : Craft an original stencil

Stencils allow you make an image for easy duplication. The stencil can be used for tagging, fabric painting, t-shirts, or whatever else you want. Follow along with the steps in this video from Piece of Craft. You will need an X-acto knife or a wood burning tool (for advanced s ...more

How To : Turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

News : 3 Ultra-Cheap DIY Macro Photography Hacks

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Paint a rooster with watercolors

Using water color paper and tracing paper are a few necessary and useful tools that will help you paint a rooster with watercolors. Learn more about watercolor painting tools from a professional artist in this free painting video. Paint a rooster with watercolors - Part 1 of 2 ...more

How To : Make Paper Flowers from Old Books

Make flowers that don't fade and also expresses your love of books! What You'll Need Pages from a book that you don't mind cutting up Button Needle and thread Glue gun Pencil Optional: Tissue or colored paper Safety pin Wooden skewer or chopstick Make Flower Outlines Fin ...more

How To : Make an Escher-esque tessellation

In this video, we learn how to make an Escher-esque tessellation. Start with construction paper, then make an equilateral triangle onto it. Next, make a shape on one end of the triangle, making any shape you would like. Now cut your shape out, then trace it onto another piece ...more

How To : Make a Tyler Oakly inspired rag doll

In this video, we learn how to make a Tyler Oakley inspired rag doll. You will need: an old t-shirt, a needle, felt, googly eyes, pen/pencil, paper, yarn, thread, and scissors. Start out by drawing the body of the doll out on the piece of paper, then cut it out. Now, trace the ...more

How To : Create a tessellation

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a tessellation. The materials required for this project are: index cards, scissors, pencil, large paper and coloring utensils. Begin by preparing a shape. Cut the index paper to a desired shape. Then place it on the right sid ...more

How To : Make your own animated flip book

Why make a flip book? Because all animation – even stick-figure Flash animation and multilayered, highly technical 3-D effects – is built on, and can benefit from, the basics of the craft first developed by artists working at the beginning of the last century. And while fancy ...more

How To : Make armor out or Sintra and Rub'n'Buff

Make your own armor with a weathered look out of Sintra (or expanded PVC foam). You'll need a heat gun, a padded cushion, paper towels, rub'n'buff in silver leaf, a knife, a marking pencil, water and a can of spray primer. Trace your piece onto the Sintra, then use the heat gu ...more

How To : Customize a Picture Frame with Scrabble Letters

Custom picture frames can be a fun and thoughtful way to display pictures in your home, but they can also cost a lot of money. Here's how you can create unique picture frames without spending a lot. What You Need Picture frame (The frame should be larger than the photo, as y ...more

How To : Make a 3D lemonade cup card with Stampin' Up!

Dawn Griffith creates a cute card with a 3D lemonade glass embellishment from start to finish. Create a template by making a rough sketch of an 8 ounce paper cup onto a piece of white cardstock and cut it out. Take the template and either trace it onto a piece of vellum cardst ...more

How To : Make a piece of graphic wall art with Threadbanger

In this video, Meg shows us how to make a piece of graphic wall art with Threadbanger. First, gather stencils in the letters that you want. Then, place them on contact paper and trace them with a permanent marker. After this, cut the letters out and put them on the wall where ...more

How To : Make your own board game for 99 cents

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own board game for 99 cents. First, trace out a name onto the board spelling out each letter. After this, break the letters down into different spaces, and color code them for different moves on the board. Write down the key for the ...more

How To : Make 3D glasses

Here's a quick and easy way to make 3D glasses. Supplies needed to make 3D glasses are: transparency paper, red and blue marker, scissors and an old pair of glasses. Pop the lenses out of the frame of the glasses. Take the lens and trace them with a marker. Color the left eye ...more

How To : Calculate percentage

Not sure exactly how to calculate a twenty percent tip for your waitress? Or how about how to figure out how much less your cost will be with that thirty percent off tag? Use these steps to calculate percentage, without a calculator. You Will Need: • A pen or pencil • Paper ...more

How To : Draw witches

Draw scary cartoon witches for Halloween cards and birthday cards. You might be able to use a dry erase marker to trace the drawing steps directly off of the computer screen. Of course, you can only participate in this practice if you have a glass computer screen. Otherwise, u ...more

How To : Etch a printed circuit board using toner transfer

Making a PCB is very simple; it does not consume a lot of time and the results look professional. After watching this step-by-step how-to video, you will be able to make your own PCB in your workshop using just a few inexpensive materials. Many people use protoboard and point ...more

How To : Make a heart-themed card with a treat/candy cup

You will need the following materials: a Green Galore #101768, cut at 4 1/4" by 11' scored at 5 1/2", a piece of Whisper White #100730 cut at 2 1/2" by 1/4", Real Red #102482 cut at 2 3/4" by 1/2", a piece of Whisper White for the door to release the treats from the card, cut ...more

How To : Make New Year's customized party glasses

Add a party favor to your next hosted New Year's Eve bash. Ring in the New Year wearing personalized party glasses! It's a fun project for kids and adults. You Will Need: • A pair of sunglasses • Drawing paper • A pencil • Scissors • Cardboard or poster paper • Decorations S ...more

How To : Make a decorative tissue box cover

In this video, we learn how to make a decorative tissue box cover. First, you will need to get a piece of paper in your choice of color and set your tissue box on top of it. Use different colors of paper to trace out the edges of the box and then you will tape them all togethe ...more

How To : Make a paper flower bouqet

This craft shown in the video is a great craft for children or adults. Materials you will need are: 1. Construction paper (square big enough to trace your hand) 2. Scotch tape 3. Scissors 4. Pencil 5. Green long pipe cleaners Trace your hand on the square of paper. Cut your ha ...more

How To : Turn an old plate into an eco-friendly flower vase

So, you broke a plate and are afraid you'll get in trouble? No worries! This tutorial is coming to the rescue! Turn that old plate into a very cool distressed flower vase. Everyone will be so distracted by your crafty creation, they won't even mind that you used Grandma's Chin ...more

How To : Make kissing cards

Nothing says you care like a hand-made card. Show that special someone what they mean to you or just have fun with this cute arts and crafts project. Get your markers and colored pencils. Get your glitter and glue. Get creative. Ever wish you could kiss your Valentine all day ...more

How To : Make a paper envelope turn invisible to see what's inside

Desperately want to see what's inside an envelope without anyone knowing you've snooped? There's an easy trick you can use to make paper turn invisible - just long enough to read through it without leaving any trace behind! You just need to get your hands on some hexanes.

How To : Make a people chain out of paper

This is a very basic and very easy tutorial on how to make a chain of people holding hands. All you'll need is a large piece of paper, a pen to trace out your silhouette, and a pair of scissors.

How To : Make a sawed-off shotgun movie prop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a sawed0off shotgun. The materials required for this project are: hot glue gun, duct tape, cardboard, utility knife, black marker, spray paint and 2 paper towel rolls. Begin by tracing a shotgun outline onto the cardboard. Make ...more

How To : Add puff sleeves to your shirt

The young lady in this video describes to the viewers how to make "Puffed Sleeves". You can use shirts, jackets, men's' shirts, ladies shirts, just about any shirt to make these on! She starts out with 2 ladies shirts, one oversized and one fitted. She also gathers scissors, t ...more

How To : Transfer a tattoo picture to skin

For really ornate tattoos, or for artists with limited skill, a transfer can be a life-saver. This how-to video shows how to transfer the desired image of a tattoo from a piece of paper that is easy to sketch on to the skin where it can then be traced with a tattoo gun. You wi ...more

How To : Make a cheat sheet for a test

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cheat sheet for a test. You will first need to take your shoe and place it on a white sheet of paper. From here, use a pen to trace the shape of the bottom of the shoe. After this, cut the shape out of the paper and then use it to write ...more

How To : Make a paper snowflake from scratch

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper snowflake from scratch. First, take a CD and trace around it on a piece of paper so you have a perfect circle shape. After this, take your scissors and cut out the circle. Next, take the circle and fold it in half, then fold it fr ...more

How To : Craft a lily flower out of paper & pipe cleaner

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a lily out of paper and pipe cleaner. First, lay your hand flat on a piece of copy paper. Next, trace your hand with a pen or pencil, then cut it out with scissors. Now use a pencil or pen to curl the ends of the fingers you just cut out. ...more

How To : Decorate your jeans with easy embroidery

In this tutorial, we learn how to decorate your jeans with embroidery. First, you will lay your jeans flat on a surface, then trace out the space you want to make on a piece of paper and cut it out. After this, place the paper on an embroidery sheet to transfer the design. Whe ...more

How To : Make a stencil

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a stencil. The materials needed for this project are: contact paper, scissors and a pencil. Begin by drawing the design, shape letter or number on the contact paper. Make sure to draw the stencil on the back of the paper and ma ...more

How To : Make your own easy garden lanterns

Michelle Gervais shows us how to make easy garden lanterns in this tutorial. First, grab an empty can and fill it with sand up to the top, then fill it with water. Put the can in the freezer and let it sit overnight. Next, grab a leaf template and place it on a piece of white ...more

How To : Paint a pair of high heel shoes

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a pair of high heels with Anne. You will need: paints, varnishes, paintbrushes, pencils, pen, designs, scissors, sticky tape, and carbon paper. First you will need to paint both of your heels with a solid color, doing two base coats. Nex ...more

How To : Make an accurate boomerang

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to make an accurate boomerang. Material required are 4-6mm thick ply wood or hard board or paper-mache, saw and some spray paint. Search for and download boomerang plans from the internet. The boomerang has three protrusi ...more

How To : Make a Marie Antoinette inspired matchbox

The Artful Paper Doll demonstrates how to make a Marie Antoinette inspired matchbox. Trace the matchbox template onto a piece of decorative paper. Score the template on the creases and then cut the template out of the decorative paper. Fold the creases up. Affix the creases in ...more

How To : Make little paper birds

This video shows how to make little paper birdies that have paper clips for their feet. Trace your bird onto the paper. Then you need to cut out the birdies. Then you need to make two paper clips into ninety degree angles. After that you must attach the birdie feet to one side ...more

How To : Clean your sigma makeup brush rolls

Cleaning makeup brush rolls can be quite challenging and frustrating. MakeupByRenRen teaches us an easy and quick technique on how she cleans her sigma makeup brush rolls. Things you will need: an oil-based facial cleanser or a regular olive oil and paper towel. Grab a paper t ...more

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