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The Evolution of Diamond Painting

Diamond painting, a captivating blend of cross-stitching and paint-by-numbers, has taken the crafting world by storm. With its shimmering gems and intricate designs, it’s hard to imagine a time when this craft wasn’t a part of our creative landscape. In this blog post, we embark on a fascinating journey through the evolution of diamond painting,…

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“The Kiss” by Gustav Klimt

My work in progress (“WIP” in diamond painting speak) for summer of 2023 is Diamond Art Club’s rendering of “The Kiss” by Gustav Klimt. I chose this piece because it’s an all-time favorite of mine and I love the story of the painting. Best of all, it meets all the requirements for Diamonds and Emeralds‘ diamond painting event,…

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The History of Diamond Art

Diamond painting is a relatively new craft that has gained popularity in the past decade. The craft technique is similar to those of paint-by-numbers and cross-stitch. The history of diamond art begins in China, where it was known as “5D Diamond Painting” or “Diamond Embroidery.” It was first introduced in the early 2000s and quickly…

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