Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Here is a quick and easy tip in creating curls for your fofucha dolls. You will be surprised with this tip! No need for iron or blow dryer and create tons of curls in matter of minutes! Enjoy.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
I absolutely love how Lightning McQueen came out. I heated foam to shape the outside of the car and the lightning. It really looks like it's popping out. Headed for a little boy's room :). Zoom away stinkin cute car.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
I am happy to be offering my first free tutorial on my blog. Hope you enjoy this as much as I did!
You will need the following:
Iron, foam sheets (black & white), piece of fabric, scissors, 1.5"(half) polystyrene ball, glue gun, foam mold
(Can be purchased here. If mold not available, please email me for a pre-order. firstname.lastname@example.org)
Cut a square piece of foam and iron it (cotton setting for about 5-10 seconds). Make sure you cover your foam sheet with a piece of fabric.
Foam will curl - turn over and place it into the mold. Gently press down the mold to obtain shape.
Remove sheet from mold and cut And glue onto the polystyrene ball.
(use only small amounts of hot glue)
Cut small strip for the whiskers.
Draw in eyes with a sharpie. Also draw nose.
Cut a white strip of foam and make a small ribbon
Glue strip around the head to cover any polystyrene. Glue hair bow.
Color in nose with acrylic paint and toothpick
Glue to ribbon of your choice.
and you are done. Ready to adorn a little girl!
Friday, October 25, 2013
I am super excited to now offer imported molds to create 3d foam. You can now make your own hearts, stars, flowers and so much more with these amazing molds. Imported and ready to be shipped for your own craft and personal use. The ideas are endless: party decor, wall decor, centerpieces and so much more! Check out my molds in my Etsy shop or you can shop in my own website by clicking here. You can view a quick demo of it by visiting my YoutTube channel. Shipping to US only. Hablamos Español.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Etsy shop or on my own by clicking here. Stay tune many more to come!
Friday, September 6, 2013
I have been playing some more with structural elements and I wanted to make a birthday sign over this cute fofucha doll. I cut out clouds, background and sun. Gave it a nice 3d effect. She was so easy to doll up with her curly hair and pattern dress. She is available and ready to ship. Check out her out in my Etsy shop.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Thursday, June 20, 2013
I am running a Fan Appreciation Giveaway. So head on over to my Facebook page and register through PunchTab. You may be the lucky winner of this adorable Monkey Girl Hair Barrette. Hand crafted with 100% Foam and lots of love. Good luck! www.facebook.com/Fofuchasdolls
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Minnie Mouse was another delight to create. She was thermoformed to give her a 3D look. The flowers are as well. Thermoformed is applying heat to mold and shape. This technique allows the foamie to not look flat. Ribbon and paint were added as well to embellish and for additional dimension. Happy Crafting!
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Girl monkey handcrafted in foam was a real treat to make. I wanted to embellish this project a bit more so I made a palm tree and leaves to add once again more dimension to the project. Perfectly pleased! Enjoy.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
This was a true blast to create and to know that is a gift for my niece makes it even more special. I embellised with flowers and I wanted to try a new font and I love the choice I made! This new font makes it wonderful to give it the 3d effect. Enjoy!
Thursday, April 18, 2013
My good friend's son is 4 years old and fighting Neuroblastoma Stage 4. Daniel's favorite is character Mario Bros. I wanted to make something special for Daniel since he recently celebrated his 4th birthday and I am so pleased with the result. Once again all it took was a little patience and lots love! To learn more about Daniel you can visit his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/curefordaniel
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Friday, March 29, 2013
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Monday, March 18, 2013
http://www.etsy.com/shop/FofuchasDolls . Enjoy!
Friday, March 15, 2013
So what is Fofucha? Well, I speak Spanish and not Portuguese. Some words are very similar between language but this one left me clueless. I was able to find a definition on the internet but I decided to go to a very good source. My Brazilian neighbor! So, Fofucha is a Brazilian word. It means "super cute" and since it ends with an "a" it's in female context. Fofuchas are becoming increasingly popular in Brazil ( I believe that is where the actual craft technique originated) and the rest of South America. Very little of them are known in the US for now.