The Blog

The most wonderful time of the year!

September 5, 2015

It’s football season! In Alabama we know and love football! Last spring, there was a silent auction and several platters from DIYC were part of the fun. We can help you create the perfect addition to your tailgate or game day – let’s be honest, your EVERY day – decor.            

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Friday funny

September 4, 2015

I’m so glad pottery paint washes out of clothes!   

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Convention 2015

September 2, 2015

Every year, since 2003, I attend “convention”.  This is one of the wonderful continuing education opportunities I have each year, put on by the professional organization of studios like Do*It*Yourself Crafts.  This year it was in St. Charles, MO and we had so much fun! It is an amazing thing to be around your peers […]

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Pumpkin carving time 

August 29, 2015

it’s that time of the year – when Starbucks starts promising pumpkin spice lattes and yellow butterflies flit across the sky. And it is still 90 degrees every day but we are positive fall is coming. Mainly because college football – but we live in Alabama so that is okay.  A popular thing we do […]

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Sharing plate…

July 18, 2015

  This is a simple project to do, and makes a great gift for anyone!

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Technique – silk screens

June 24, 2015

One of our favorite things is taking something that looks complicated, and showing you how easy it can be. Silk screen designs on pottery are amazing.  This video was made by one of my suppliers. Let it inspire you and come make something of your own! Mayco Silkscreens One of our favorite silk screen projects  […]

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Some of what you can expect

June 23, 2015

I just sat down to clean up after a customer, which is actually one of my favorite things to do. I love seeing how a customer has taken the our blank canvases and created something.     I love cleaning up the brushes and putting away the paint, because then I can get ready for […]

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Why a blog?

June 22, 2015

Well, so here it goes. A blog about Do*It*Yourself Crafts, and all the amazing things we can do here. Why? Well, because we think we do some pretty amazing things at Do*It*Yourself Crafts, and we want to tell you. But if I keep adding them to the website, our website will become crazy crowded, and […]

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