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How to Decorate Canvas Shoes using Alcohol Inks, Setacolor paints and Tulip paint.

How to Decorate Canvas Shoes using Alcohol Inks, Setacolor paints and Tulip paint.

by Hannah Shepherd For quite some time I have wanted to try decorating shoes with alcohol inks. After watching a few videos online where people used alcohol based Sharpie pens to draw onto the shoe and then used rubbing alcohol to blend the colours. I wanted to try out the Piῆata alcohol inks on fabric just to see if they would work in the same way. I purchased some inexpensive, plain white canvas shoes and then experimented with putting the…

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DIY Gifts | 25 Crafts of Christmas

DIY Gifts | 25 Crafts of Christmas

Give the gift that keeps on giving this Christmas with these DIY Gift Ideas from Tindalls. From making your own soap, to decorating a festive tealight holder, there’s a DIY Gift for everyone this Chrismas.  1. Soap Making Materials: House of Crafts Soap Making Kit Additional items such as essential oils, petals, herbs, oats etc are optional. Making your own soap for Christmas gifts is a fantastic way to gift someone something handmade but also practical and useful. We sell…

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Green Christmas Crafts | 25 Crafts of Christmas

Green Christmas Crafts | 25 Crafts of Christmas

We’re trying to be a little more environmentally conscious at Tindalls and therefore have been looking at DIYs that use some recycled or environmentally friendly materials. Using these materials you already have lying about the house in conjunction with a few paints you can create some unique and special DIYs. Although this blog is focusing on Christmas DIYs, all of the below can be customised to be used all year round for birthdays or other occasions. 1. Potato Stamps A…

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How to Make Your Very Own Advent Calendar

How to Make Your Very Own Advent Calendar

  We are well and truly caught up in the festive spirit at Tindalls! This year we have decided to try our hand at some Christmas DIYs and will be blogging what we get up to. Our first creation is an advent calendar that is super fun to make, especially as you can decorate it as you wish, which means you can personalise it towards specific people. You Will Need 25 Empty Toilet Roll Tubes (or kitchen roll tubes cut…

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How to Make Tassel Earrings by Shannon Adams

How to Make Tassel Earrings by Shannon Adams

  You will need: Assorted coloured embroidery thread Scissors Fish hook earrings A piece of cardboard   1.Start by wrapping your thread around your piece of cardboard. I recommend about 12 loops, but the more you do the thicker the tassel. 2. Cut off the excess thread. Get another piece of embroidery thread and separate into one string, loop it under the thread on the cardboard and tie it tightly at the top to keep all the threads together. Don’t…

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