Challenge for May? How about "May Flowers"

sameboatMay 12, 2014

Anybody out there still? I thought I'd come up with a May challenge as nobody else has posted yet.

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concretenprimroses

Good for you same boat. I'll try to do it. May is my busy garden month tho!
Kathy

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 9:52PM
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oldcrafty

Sounds good to be. I'll be trying to get something done!

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 10:56AM
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sameboat

My craft project in May was to water marble planters! I used the same technique as last month's challenge, only using planters instead of tiles. I have a feeling my plant shelf out back is going to be loaded with these. They are addictingly fun to make!

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 3:50PM
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sunnyca_gw

Very nice!! I may have to try that! Jan

    Bookmark   May 20, 2014 at 2:17AM
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oldcrafty

How did you do that!?!?!?! Absolutely love them. I can see that they would be addicting and make lovely gifts!

    Bookmark   May 20, 2014 at 10:40AM
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sameboat

Fill a bowl (or cup, pail, etc.) with water, drop a few drops of nail polish in, swirl it around and DIP in! I am having crazy fun doing this on glass cabuchons, tiles and whatever else I can get my hands on.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2014 at 3:29PM
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oldcrafty

Thanks for the info.........hoping to try that later today! Do you seal it with anything? Or is it waterproof when dry. I just love it and can hardly believe so simple!

    Bookmark   May 20, 2014 at 3:35PM
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sameboat

I have a couple of different spray sealers that I use for the planters and the magnets. Probably don't even need it. But I am waiting for a can of heat resistant glossy engine spray to be delivered this week so that I can make trivets and coasters. The heat from a coffee mug makes the regular spray stick to the bottom of the mug, and Mod Podge is really gummy. I'll let you know how the heat resistant spray works. It was supposed to come today but did not.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2014 at 4:58PM
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concretenprimroses

You are doing so well with that technique! I tried to marble paper years ago and it didn't turn out well, but I may just have to try this method.
Kathy

    Bookmark   May 20, 2014 at 9:38PM
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sameboat

Anyone out there? Just a few days left of May...

    Bookmark   May 26, 2014 at 10:12PM
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laurastheme

Here's a glass flower or 2 I made this month. Well seems like I can't upload more than one photo so I'll post again.

    Bookmark   May 29, 2014 at 5:10PM
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laurastheme

Flower #2

    Bookmark   May 29, 2014 at 5:11PM
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sameboat

laura those are AWESOME - how fun!

    Bookmark   May 29, 2014 at 9:27PM
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oldcrafty

Love them!!!!!

    Bookmark   May 30, 2014 at 1:13PM
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concretenprimroses

Good job!
Kathy

    Bookmark   May 30, 2014 at 9:32PM
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