Different Types of Glues

Glue Types and Tips

Glue Types and Tips Everybody needs glue from time to time, whether for a creative project or a quick repair around the house. It’s an essential of daily life – and it’s been that way for thousands of years since humans started experimenting with gums and tars. Did you know our South African ancestors 70,000 […]

Dala All-in-One Fabric Dye

Dala All-in-One Powder Fabric Dye

Dala All-in-One Powder Fabric Dye is an affordable, easy, no-mess no-fuss fabric dye. It’s super simple to use and the 25 colours are so vibrant. Prepare to find yourself looking around the house for more things to dye! It works perfectly for natural fibres such as cotton, wool, hemp, rayon, linen, bamboo and more. Just […]

Creative Side Hustle: Polymer Clay Jewelry

Stay safe, keep creating. The past year has posed changes and challenges and we are in awe watching artists and designers respond with brilliant solutions.  Our creative communities have always been resilient and adaptable. We’re not surprised that so many of you have risen to the occasion and turned your creativity into beautiful small businesses […]

Baroque Art Gilder's Paste

Baroque Art Gilder’s Paste

Baroque Art Gilder’s Paste is a wonderful medium that can be used across a variety of surfaces to give your projects colour and shine. It can be used on paper, wood, metal, ceramics, granite, concrete, polymer clay, resin, wax (such as on candles) and more! These highly pigmented pastes come in a range of metallic […]

Paper Quilling

Paper Quilling

Paper quilling (also known as paper filigree) is an art that has been around for hundreds of years. It involves rolling thin strips of paper and then molding them into various shapes. At The Deckle Edge we sell precut strips of paper specifically for quilling, but you can, of course, cut your own; giving you […]

Emboss Craft Metal

Embossing with craft metal

In this blog post we’ll be showing you step by step how to create an embossed design for a mini notebook cover. You can, however, use craft metal to create embossed designs and patterns for just about anything – fridge magnets, labels for jars, embellishments for greeting cards, decorative boxes and more. Follow along here to […]

Bostik Crazy Clay

Bostik Crazy Clay – “the world’s softest, lightest clay” is air-drying, crack-free and safe for kids (non-toxic). It can be stretched, shaped, mixed and it even bounces. It’s great for both kids and adults to use and doesn’t stain hands. You can create basic shapes such as balls and cubes or more detailed sculptures – […]

How to use imitation metallic leaf

Gold leaf is an amazing way to add shiny gold details to just about anything! While genuine gold leaf can be costly and scary to use (mostly just because of the price), imitation gold leaf is relatively inexpensive and simple to use. It can be put on to almost anything from canvas and wood panels to […]

DIY festive crackers

DIY festive crackers

The festive season is upon us and we’re feeling crafty. There is something extra special about handmade gifts, wrapping and cards – and here at The Deckle Edge we’re all about creating DIY goodies! Today we will be showing you how to create your very own DIY festive crackers. You can decorate them any which […]