It was an unusually cold winter this year, but luckily it's now Spring! Let's kick off the new season right by making it a Crafty Easter! Free Downloadable guides are available below & at DiamondTechCrafts.com Easter Egg Hunt Stained Glass Panel GET THE FREE PROJECT GUIDE HERE Mosaic Easter Eggs Project Guide GET … Continue reading Projects to make it a Crafty Easter
Every now and then we get a call about a customer's Studio 100 Soldering Iron not getting hot enough. We go through the standard questions like where did you purchase your iron, when did you purchase your iron, is there any damage to the cord, are you using a Studio Pro Tip, and the one that surprises … Continue reading Fixing Those Soldering Iron Woes
Sure, you can quickly create your own custom bevels or modify stock bevels with the three-step system of the Bevel Max. But did you know that beveling is just the tip of the iceberg! Fusers, you can eliminate devitrification (unsightly hazy spots from firing) with the Bevel Max! Simply use the Bevel Max polishing pad … Continue reading The Bevel Max… It’s Not Just for Stained Glass Anymore
How did December get here already, wasn’t it just The 4th of July? The Holiday Season seems to sneak up on us every year without notice! If you didn’t start your Christmas Crafting when all the stores started bringing in the Christmas craft supplies back in July, fear not, you can still make some pretty … Continue reading Our 10 Favorite Last Minute Christmas Projects
Crafting with Studio Pro Bevels is the perfect way to add a little something extra to your next glass project! Whether you are a seasoned stained glass artist or a glass crafting beginner there is a project that is perfect for you! And just because bevels are traditionally used in stained glass projects that doesn't mean … Continue reading Sprinkle Some Sparkle into Every Season with Bevels!
Earth Day is near and what better way to celebrate than to incorporate upcycling into you next glass craft or art project! There are plenty of ways to be green when it comes to creating fabulous mosaics, stained glass panels, fused projects and more. One of our favorite ways to upcycle is by using the … Continue reading How to Use Upcycled Glass Bottles in Glass Art
Did you know that the pineapple is a universal sign for hospitality? Who needs a welcome mat? Greet your guests with a welcome stepping stone! Find the instructions and pattern for this stained glass stepping stone here and be sure to stop by our Creative Corner for more fun summer projects. Looking for supplies in your … Continue reading Weekender Project: Welcome Stepping Stone
March is pretty well-known for many things ( St. Patrick’s Day, the arrival of Spring, Spring Break!), but there is one pretty significantly awesome reason to celebrate in March! Did you know that March is National Craft Month? That’s right, a whole month to celebrate and spread the news about what we do all year. Since … Continue reading What Are You Crafting This Month?
Here we are, the fourth and final installment of the Stained Glass for Beginners - 4 part series. If you missed the last three posts, go ahead and check them out before you read on.Stained Glass for Beginners - Part 1Stained Glass for Beginners - Part 2Stained Glass for Beginners - Part 3Like I said … Continue reading Stained Glass for Beginners – Part 4: Foiling and Soldering
So now you know all the basic tools of the trade, I am going to let you in on the tricks of the trade.Do you remember the cutting tools I explained in Part 1 of this series?If you are using the pencil or pistol grip cutter, you’ll want to fill the cutter with four to five drops … Continue reading Stained Glass for Beginners -Part 3: Cutting and Shaping Stained Glass