Spring Craft: Making Spring Flowers

Spring Craft: Making Spring Flowers

Happy Spring! This month, we got inspired by all of the lovely flowers blooming all around the community and decided to create pretty paper flowers. There are many, many ways to craft paper flowers. But we wanted to take advantage of the crimping function of the...

Fifteen Household Uses for a Tube-Wringer

Fifteen Household Uses for a Tube-Wringer

The Tube-Wringer is most often seen in art studios around the world. While many artists buy tubes of expensive paints (one tube of oil paints can run from $9-$50), most find that the Tube-Wringer is also useful around the house! It’s no secret to any artist who uses a...

Shaving Cream Art for Valentine’s Day

Shaving Cream Art for Valentine’s Day

Shaving cream art is a very fun and simple way to turn boring paper into something handmade and lovely. This craft is one that both adults and children can enjoy. How to Make Basic Shaving Cream Art You will need: - Foaming shaving cream - Food coloring (minimally...

Eight Things to do with Your New Tube-Wringer

Eight Things to do with Your New Tube-Wringer

Every year a flood of artists, homemakers, chefs, hair stylists, hobbyists, and more get a Tube-Wringer for the holidays. While the primary use of the Tube-Wringer is obvious, there are other ways to use our device that you may not have thought of.  Eight Things to do...

Holiday Craft: DIY Holiday Card

Holiday Craft: DIY Holiday Card

Happy holidays! It’s officially the holiday season and to celebrate, we thought we would share a classic holiday craft. That is, making your own card from scratch. We’ve talked about this in the past with our Valentine’s craft. If you want to see a fun, very easy...

How to Shop Sustainably Over the Holidays

How to Shop Sustainably Over the Holidays

Shopping sustainably during the holidays has several benefits. The first benefit you likely consider is reducing your carbon footprint. However, this holiday season, in particular, has given us additional reasons to shop sustainably. These include: Avoiding shipping...

Fall Craft: Make a Natural Gift Basket

Fall Craft: Make a Natural Gift Basket

Fall crafts are some of the most colorful, pumpkin, and leaf-filled activities around. They are right up there with going apple picking, visiting a pumpkin patch, or enjoying something with pumpkin spice.  This year, we had to make a choice between doing something...

Ten Holiday Gift Ideas for the Artist Who Has Everything

Ten Holiday Gift Ideas for the Artist Who Has Everything

With Labor Day right around the corner, it’s the beginning of holiday shopping and the sales season. That means it’s time to shop for those people closest to you - including those who seem to have it all. Most holiday gift guides focus on gender or family...

Tube-Wringer Experiments on Weird Tubes We Didn’t Know Existed

Tube-Wringer Experiments on Weird Tubes We Didn’t Know Existed

This month, our team took on a special assignment. We looked for the oddest things that come in tubes that we could find.  By “odd,” we mean something we didn’t expect to find in a tube. This project came about because, every month, we create videos which usually...