Baw Downloads

**Simply Click the links! You will be redirected to a Mediafire download page. The files are all properly linked and will open in a new window, IF you have pop-ups blocked it may cause a problem.Make sure pop ups are allowed for this site and for Mediafire :)

NOTES: The same thing applies to the images such as my tags, photo-mats, BOS papers, etc. Simply RIGHT CLICK and SAVE LINK/TARGET AS to download the full sized images. *Also DON'T Right Click the PIN button when trying to download an image, svg or cut file, you will just end up saving the button. Move your mouse away from the pin button. I have the pin button enabled to allow you to pin my freebies on Pinterest if you left click it that is.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Homemade Recipes For Crafting Supplies

Recipes and combinations for making your own craft supplies at home-

1.Acrylic Ink:
1/5 of your container acrylic paint
some warm water
a small bead(for movement)

2. Gesso Recipe 1: (for 1 litre container)
1 part talcum powder
2 parts water
1 part white craft glue (substitute for acid free glue for scrap booking use)

OR Gesso Recipe 2: (smaller amount but you can always multiply it ;)
1/2 cup baking soda
3 Tbsp white glue
2 Tbsp white acrylic paint

3. Embossing Paste:
1/2 c talcum powder
1Tbsp white craft glue (substitute for acid free glue for scrap booking use)
1Tbsp acrylic paint
add a few drops of water

4. Distressed Embossing Powder:
a)add salt to regular embossing powder
b)or add fine craft sand to regular embossing powder
use as normal

5. Diy Puff Paint:
1 part shaving cream
1 part white craft glue(substitute acid free glue for scrap booking use)
acrylic paint to colour

6. Homemade Alcohol Blending Solution:
solution bottle(tomato sauce dispenser type)
70% rubbing alcohol
use in a well ventilated area

7. Homemade Glossy Accents/Dimension Glaze:
1/2 tsp water
1 Tbsp white craft glue(substitute with acid free glue for scrap booking use)
1 Tbsp gel/alcohol free gloss varnish
mix well

8. Glaze Gel (to give you a stained glass effect):
an empty well cleaned stickles type container
glossy accents
oil pastels
break off a small piece of oil pastel.crush it between paper.add it to glossy accents.mix well.add more or less oil pastel as you need.

9. Gel Medium/Glaze Medium:
mod podge(2parts glue,1 part water consistency)
acrylic paint
(see also mod podge recipe below ;)

10. Air Dry Clay:
1 and a 1/2c maizena flour
1 Tbsp baby oil/cooking oil
1 Tbsp white vinegar
1 cup white craft glue
1 tsp body lotion(do not emit this part)
combine ingredients in a mixing bowl
add a little more maizena till your mixture stops sticking to your hands.
knead well
(cover in cling wrap and store in an airtight container)

11. Mod Podge:
1part white craft glue
1 part water
free to download label

12. Texture Paste:
1/2 c talcum powder
1T white craft glue(substitute for acid free glue for scrap booking use))
1T water

13. Glass Bead Medium:
mod podge
glass beads

14. Alcohol Sprays:
(wear gloves for this)
fill bottle with rubbing alcohol
-remove the inside and nib of marker pens.
cut it into pieces.
let stand till color saturates(overnight is best)
-Another idea is to purchase a bottle of cd/dvd cleaner (comes in a spray bottle already and is filled with alcohol). It costs the same for the complete product as that of a stand alone container, and add your marker- inside and nib into this. Mark and name your color on the outside of your bottle.

15. Alcohol Ink:
1 part dye
6 parts alcohol
2 parts distilled water

16. Pigment Ink:
watercolor opaques(gouache)
rubbing alcohol

17. Chalk Box Ink Refills:
opaque watercolors(gouache)
rubbing alcohol

18. Glimmer Spray/Mists:

food coloring
glitter eyeshadow or mica

19. Rubber Stamp Cleaner:

2 Tbsp glycerine, 1Tbsp baby shampoo to equal 1/4
water to equal 3/4

20. Homemade Clear embossing Ink:
1 Tbsp Vaseline
1/8 capful cooking oil
1/8 capful cooking oil
1/8 capful rubbing alcohol
Mix and apply to pad. Remove excess. To colour add watercolour paint or food colouring

21. Acrylic Paint Recipe:
1 cup salt
1 cup flour
1 cup water
food coloring

22. How To Make Your Own Stencil/Mask:
hot glue gun
silicone craft mat
draw your pattern of choice out of hot glue onto your mat and leave to dry and cool

23. A Few Uses For Glycerine:
-re ink your embossing pad
-add to dried up water color paints
-add to ink pads along with a few drops of water to freshen up

24. Frost Paint:
Mix equal parts epsom salts and boiling water in a glass.
Stir till salts are dissolved.let cool

25. Dimension Liners
white glue
acrylic paint
use the container(nozzle type)that the glue came in

26. How To Add Melted Wax To Your Canvas:

27. Powder Paint (tempura watercolor):
grate ordinary chalk on rough side of your kitchen grater,works like a charm at much less of a cost.

28: Jennibelle's recipe for modelling paste-
1/4 gesso
3/4 bicarbonate of soda

29. Birgit Kerr's recipe for alcohol ink-

another recipe for alcohol inks..using cool aid

To give credit where it's due, I found all of this info here:

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Zentangle Lotus & Dragon

I've recently become crazy about Zentangle lol so there will be a lot of upcoming posts on the artwork I've done :) Above is are my Zentangle Lotus, and Zentangle Dragon. I made them About 2 weeks ago.