I’m not sure when I started hoarding dried-up pens, but I do remember when I first got inspired to make a pallet-style craft. About a year ago I spotted an adorable clipboard photo holder at Hobby Lobby. It was made of wood slats, pallet-style, and I knew I wanted to replicate that pallet look on our plywood turkey cutout.
Tips and Techniques
The Wood-Sanding Saga
We’re pretty obsessed with wood crafting here, but I have to admit that sanding is a hassle. Especially when you like to paint on perrrrrrfectly smooth wood.
Here at Woodpeckers Crafts, our creative team uses acrylics
for almost all the wood projects we paint. Acrylic paints are the best for painting wood
crafts, hands down! Here’s why:1. More Color and Texture OptionsAcrylic paints come in an incredibly wide range of colors –
there are literally thousands to choose from. Because they are
inexpensive, you can build […]
You might have heard from manufacturers of wooden crafts and wooden blocks claiming that acrylic paint is best for wood crafts such as accent pieces, birdhouses, and wall hangings. What makes acrylic paint the best choice for these wood crafts is that they are less opaque and thinner, which makes them unique from other types […]
I recently attended a conference for crafters in Arizona called
Creativation. I had a great time meeting some of the most talented crafters and
vendors. It was interesting for me to be able put an actual face to some names
I’ve been communicating with on social media. Beside meeting friends in the
crafting industry, I had the pleasure of […]
Pyrography is an art of illustrating patterns, especially on wood using a heated metallic pen and other supplies. Over the years, Pyrography has been used for decorating and branding an array of artifacts and musical instruments made of wood. For instance, woodworkers impart pyro patterns on kitchenware items or on acoustic guitars, branding not only […]