Here’s a fun way to keep kids busy, over and over again.This craft will need to be constructed with adult supervision, but it definitely won’t take long to put together. In fact, I’m almost certain you’ll want to join in on all the fun after you read this blog post. All you really need is a […]
By Anjelica Cazares in DIY with Anjelica No Comments Tags: anjelica cazares, bubble gum, bubble gum machine, Bubble gum machine replica, crafty thrifter, craftythrifter, Juan of Words, Juanofwords, la_anjel, make your own bubble gum machine, replica
As seen on Instagram… (I am not a big Pinterest person). My goal on this project was to see if I could recreate a cute bubble gum machine. The supplies I used were: – Fish bowl – Re cotta planter and dish – Acrylic paint – Paint brushes – Glue with a strong bond – […]
I was thrilled about starting this new craft project. A few days before, I had come across a beautiful jewelry holder at Target, which I then decided was too expensive to buy. It looked simple enough, and I figured I could recreate something similar all by myself. I started, and I was all the way at the […]
By Anjelica Cazares in DIY with Anjelica 1 Comment Tags: anjelica cazares, colored rice for crafting, colored rice jewelry, coloring rice, Coloring rice for crafting, crafty thrifter, craftythrifter, Juan of Words, Juanofwords, la_anjel, rice coloring
So now that you know how to color rice with Kool-Aid. As promised, here’s a look at what I made with my colored rice. I immediately thought jewelry, of course. In this case, a necklace is what I was inspired to create. What you’ll need: colored rice cord (any color you choose; you can also […]
By Anjelica Cazares in DIY with Anjelica 1 Comment Tags: anjelica cazares, colored rice for crafting, coloring rice, Coloring rice for crafting, crafty thrifter, craftythrifter, Juan of Words, Juanofwords, la_anjel, rice coloring
This is a new technique I crafted with recently. It turns out coloring rice to craft, do new projects with, or just to have lots of fun with, is pretty simple. And you get to use Kool-Aid! You can drink it too if you like. 🙂 What you’ll need: white rice Kool-Aid water measuring cups […]
By Anjelica Cazares in DIY with Anjelica 1 Comment Tags: anjelica cazares, crafting, crafty, crafty thrifter, crepe, do it yourself, flores de papel crepe, flowers, heritage, hispanic crafting, hispanic crafts, hispanic heritage month, Juanofwords, mexican culture, papel crepe, thrifting
It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! Well, sort of. Actually, it’s already almost halfway over. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually here in the United States from September 15th through October 15th. As a Mexican American Texan, or in español, a mexico americana tejana, I couldn’t let this month go by without a little celebration of my own. […]
By Juan Alanis in Los Metiches, Mexican Culture, Mexican Lifestyle No Comments Tags: anjelica, crafty thrifter, craftythrifter, instagram video, Juan Alanis, Juan of Words, Juanofwords, la_anjel, lifestyle, living la vida metiche, Los Metiches, los metiches on instagram, losmetiches, metiches, mexican, mexican lifestyle, our life in video
What’s the point of social media innovation if you can’t have a little fun with it? We’ve been recording 15 second videos all month, and desde luego we wanted to share. Here are a few that kind of summarize our month.
By Juan Alanis in Los Metiches 4 Comments Tags: anjelica, anjelica cazares, crafty thrifter, craftythrifter, Juan Alanis, juan and anjelica, Juan of Words, Juanofwords, la anjel, la_anjel, lifestyle, Los Metiches, metiches, mexican, mexican lifestyle, quirks, quirks and superstitions, superstitions
By Los Metiches Because we all have them. And really, what’s the sense in denying them? Como diría El Chavo… pos pa que le digo que no, si sí.