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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

DIY DISH - When Friendly Plastic meets Hardware Store - WOW!

Episode #10 DIY Dish -

See what happens when Kim and Kris find there way from craft store to hardware store.

Welcome to Episode 10 of “The DIY Dish!” If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at jewelry designing but do not have the tools or know-how for it, no worries! We’re making gorgeous jewelry today with a few simple products! We had so much fun making these with one of our best friends! You can do it too and it is easier than you may think. Plus, we’re going to show you a not-so-scary monster project in our 2 minute craft countdown. These projects weremade possible by using a few simple products from this week’s sponsor: The American Art Clay Company, better known as Amaco. You won’t believe the amount of amazing how-to projects they have on their website and the endless amounts of gorgeous finished projects that can be made with their products! You will certainly be inspired!
Don’t forget to click on the white arrow above to watch our how-to episode.
Amaco is also sponsoring this week’s giveaway for The DIY Dish viewers! We LOVE that! Keep reading to find out more. In the meantime, here are some extra photos for inspiration!
And now for that monster craft! The kids are going to have fun with this one!! (and you just might, too!) ;)
Accompanying PDF: n/a *note: Some episodes will have accompanying pdf’s if a pattern is necessary. If there is not a PDF download, we’ll let you know with a “N/A” (not applicable or not available)
Giveaway! Amaco has put together a giveaway package worth over $200! WOW! Take a look at what is included:
8 Colors of Cloud Clay

1 jar of Friendly Plastic Designer Sticks (4 each of 10 colors)

1 (4 oz) jar of Friendly Plastic Pellets

Marbling Comb

Needle Tool

Tri-Bead Roller

Hardwood Friller Tool

4 Colors of Rub ‘n Buff

Pasta Machine

Copper ArtEmboss

Copper WireMesh

WireForm Craft Wire
You are going to have so much fun with each and every one of those products! Our 2 absolute favorites? The pasta machine and the Friendly Plastic Metallic Sticks!! (You can buy those metallic sticks as singles or in assortment jars.)Seriously. So. Much. Fun.
This giveaway is open to a world-wide audience, 18 years and older. (Void where prohibited) The last day to enter the drawing is on June 21, 2010 so hurry, hurry! :) Here’s how to enter (and you can do any or all of the items below):
1. Leave us a comment here at The DIY Dish blog. Easy!!

2. Help us spread the news. Embed the video on your blog, tell your craft/sewing group, holler over the fence to your neighbor, email it, grab our blog button…whatever you can do to let others know about this video and The DIY Dish. We appreciate it!

3. Visit Amaco’s craft library and come back to our blog and let us know a project that caught your eye!
Have fun creating gorgeous jewelry!

-Kim and Kris


Linda Peterson is compensated and endorsed by AMACO. The guests features may or may not have any affiliation with AMACO.


Gerri said...

LOVE this idea Linda! I subscribed to the DIY Dish to get more ideas.

Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor said...

Love the use of the washers! I can't tell you how many trips I've made to the hardware store for jewelry making supplies. From copper wire, to copper pipe, to ball chain, to metal sheeting and various tools, paints and glues, it can be a great resource for supplies!


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