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Deco-Trim DIY Crown painted silver

Handmade Crowns using Deco-Trim

By | Deco-Trim, How To, Jewelry, Painted Metal Craft, U-Paint Gallery

Danielle S. from Maryland kindly shared her DIY project of Handmade Crowns.  She crafted these for a local Renaissance Festival in her area.  Using a combination of Deco-Trim and U-Paint Tudor roses, she has crafted some truly regal crowns.   For other crowns, Danielle hand painted U-Paint Tudor Roses (craft kit UP-372) in a vibrant red and a bold blue. Danielle was also kind enough to share some tips on “How To” work with both the Deco-Trim and the various U-Paint kits.  We hope these tips prove useful to all you DIY Crafters and Makers out there! “Some tips I’ve found…

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Butterfly Painted

Painted Butterfly and Wheelbarrow Refigerator Magnets

By | DIY Gifts, How To, Painted Metal Craft, Refrigerator Magnets, U-Paint Gallery

Beth B. from Massachusetts sent us photos of her recent butterfly and wheelbarrow project and kindly included some step-by-step instructions.  She included a photo of her finished creations as refrigerator magnets which she plans to give away this year as holiday gifts to both friends and family. Step 1 – Cleaning the butterfly. Clean the pieces with any dish soap and rinse thoroughly to remove any oil residue.  Allow to dry completely. Step 2 – Prime the metal Sitting on her ventilated back porch, here Beth can be seen completely covering the front side of the butterfly with a metal primer.  Make sure…

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U-Paint Art

How To Get Started with U-Paint Metal Craft Kits!

By | Halloween Party Invitation, Holiday, How To, Painted Metal Craft, U-Paint Gallery

INTRODUCTION U-Paint Metal Craft Kits are the perfect way to be creative and add your personal flair to any number of craft projects.  Personalized gifts are the perfect way to show that you have dedicated your time and efforts to create a unique, expressive gift for someone dear to you. With over 300 different kits to choose from, here are many colorful examples of objects created by talented U-Painters like you.  Their potential applications are endless!   Use as refrigerator magnets, window ornaments, seasonal & holiday ornaments, greeting card art, basket / box /scrapbook add-ons, picture frame accents – the best part is you…

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