DIY

Do it yourself projects, art and crafts.

CHALK PAINT recipe

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RECIPES for chalk paint you can diy and save money at the craft store…

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BAKING SODA RECIPE

  • 2/3 CUP PAINT
  • 1/3 CUP BAKING SODA
  • MIX REALLY WELL..

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NON-SANDED GROUT RECIPE

  • 1 CUP PAINT
  • 2 TBSP UNSANDED GROUT
  • WATER TO MIX GROUT

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PLASTER OF PARIS RECIPE

  • 3 PARTS PAINT
  • 1 PART PLASTER OF PARIS
  • WATER TO MIX

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CALCIUM CARBONATE

  • 2 PARTS PAINT
  • 1 PART CALCIUM CARBONATE

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DYI bug repellent…


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Merida sightings of ORGANIC APPLE CIDAR VINEGAR…

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1. GNC in Gran Plaza Mall.
They have a store between Progreso and Merida in Temozon. Also one on Montejo.
3. Slow food market.
4. Mega
5. organic store on the paseo called yachtal
6. Walmart

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GLUE in Mexico

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I know not all glues from the US will be available in Mexico. But, I still felt the following information would be a step in the right direction to finding out what you may need.
**Please note** You should always check products for more information on safety, etc. This list is only for basic information about glue. If there are any glues you feel should be on added to the list or you know of any great glues for arts and crafts available in Mexico please let me know so I can update the product list.

GLUE LIST…

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Aleene’s “Jewel -It” Rhinestone Bead Plastic Glue
  • use on washable and non-washable fabrics, it’s quick setting and dries clear and flexible. Use it to adhere jewels, plastic and glass beads, rhinestones,

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Crafter’s Pick
glue is a NON-TOXIC, child safe, water-based, multi purpose adhesive that will adhere
  • Plastic to Glass
  • Metal to Wood
  • and other porous and non porous surfaces!
  • Durable, dries clear, water based, NON-Toxic and child safe this product was created with your crafting needs in mind.

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Devcon 5 minute Epoxy
  • Two-part, rapid curing, clear, general purpose epoxy
  • Great for repairing cars, bikes, boats, golf clubs, skis and more
  • 5 minute Handling time; 8-10 minute Set time; 1 hour Cure time
  • Temperature Range: -40F to 200F

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Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive, Clear
  • Permanent adhesive
  • Bonds gems, sequins, glitter and rhinestones
  • Permanent glue dries clear, strong and flexible
  • Washable and non-toxic

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G&S hypo cement
  • Purpose of use for Arts, Crafts and Sewing, Jewelry Making
  • This product is manufactured in United States
  • Neatly attach beads and pearls
  • Beadalon wires and cords with this easy to handle cement
  • Precision applicator
  • Neat placement of small quantities of glue inside beads
  • Strong
  • fabric or textile, pearl knotting

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hh-66
  • For sticking vinyl to vinyl

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Household Goop
  • Strongest, most versatile adhesive available • Paintable once cured • Temperature resistant – remains flexible, even in extreme temperatures • Dries clear • Washer/dryer safe • Waterproof – bond remains secure even when exposed to water

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Jem Tack
  • Permanent adhesive
  • Bonds gems, sequins, glitter and rhinestones
  • Permanent glue dries clear, strong and flexible
  • Washable and non-toxic

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Jewel Bond™ Glue
  • This glue is designed to bond rhinestones, glitter, gems, and sequins to fabrics. It forms a bond that is permanent and washable, and it dries clear.

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Loctite Super Glue Extra time Control
  • Repairing figurines, costume jewelry, cameras, toys, metal car parts, wiper blades, rubber seals and O-rings
  • Bonding leather, cork, paper, cardboard, wood, chipboard, fabric, metal, ceramic, rubber and hard plastics such as Plexiglass™, polycarbonate, polystyrene and PVC

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Max 1
  • Non Toxic, Bio Degradable, Non Flamable, Waterproof and Dries Clear
  • will work with… Wood, Metal, Plastic, Rubber, Ceramic, Glass, Porcelain and Leather
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nunn design glue
  • Project Uses: Adheres strongly to plastic, metal, glass, wood, and paper. Multiple layers remain crystal clear.

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THIS TO THAT
  • This is an easy to use site where you fill the materials you wish to attach to each other and it produces an option of which glue on the market will work best.

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Weldbond
  • Works as a sealer, bonding agent, or primer
  • Completely non-toxic
  • Dries to a clear, flexible bond
  • Works on porous and non-porous surfaces
3M 80
  • this adhesive is fast-setting, quickly producing strong bonds for rubber and vinyl sheets, including weather stripping.

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208 Multi Purpose Cement
  • medium bodied, fast – set solvent cement. This cement was formulated for the joining of PVC, CPVC and ABS (or any combination) pipes and fittings.

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MERIDA… Sewing Machine search…

Where to find sewing machines…

Merida

Store 1
  • La Gran Puntada
  • centro 59 X 56 y 58.
  • centro on 59 just south of 56 , on the north side of the street
Store 2
  • BRITO MÁQUINAS DE COSER 1 review · Servicio de reparación de máquinas de coser x 59 y 61, Calle 56 487 · 01 999 923 2424 Opens at 9:00
Store 3
  • AMCasa Díaz 3 reviews · Servicio de distribución Calle 56-A, 462-A x 37 y 39 · 01 999 926 2338 Opens at 8:30 AM
CAsa Diaz is on Montejo on the east side of the streetr at the monument after the hotels. There is an Oxxo on the same intersection. They sell commercial machines but also domestic models and I have used them to service my machines.
Store 4
  • Costco
Store 5
  • Sears
Store 6
  • Brito
Store 7
  • Amazon Mexico

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MASON JAR craft ideas…

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  1. Lid ideas
  2. Soap dispenser
  3. Sting lights
  4. Air freshener
  5. Lighting
  6. Tea light lantern
  7. Tiki torch
  8. Tissue holder
  9. Vase
  10. Mosquito repellent candles

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PAPER CRAFT forum list

The following is a list of PAPER CRAFT forums dedicated to only paper crafts. If you know
of any paper craft forums that should be added please let me know!

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ARTS and CRAFTS forum list…

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As always if you know of any ARTS and CRAFTS forums that should be added to this list please let me know!
FORUM LIST

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BUCKET decor…

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diy TABLE ideas…

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