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Another Staff Re-color Project Done!

Our resin Lovely Angels were very spring oriented, but when I looked at them recently I  saw them as something other than just spring. In fact, I saw each one of them could represent a different season; one for summer, one for fall, and one for winter or Christmas. So, I sat down with my paints, and away I went choosing my favorite colors for each season and making my plan. I think they turned out just “lovely”. I added a few details to the summer and fall angels using stencils I have had forever, and the winter one is just a grouping of dip dots made with a stylus. I decided for the summer to add DecoArt Glamour Dust Paint to the wings, but the fall and winter I used DecoArt Dazzling Metallics. I can’t wait to give them a final coat of spray varnish, and take them home to display…during their respective seasons of course.

Happy Painting!

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For the love of Americana

I love Americana, and if you were in my house, you would see touches of it all year long throughout the house. So, I had this idea to give our resin Mushroom Cottage a patriotic look for the 4th of July. So, I picked my favorite colors and went to work. With a little shading and highlighting to make things pop, and a few quick and easy stroke flowers, this piece came together. Now I just need to spray it with a little varnish and it is ready to display on my front porch with my red geraniums, white petunias, and

Always remember, that if you don’t like the way a surface is painted, let the artist in you come out and trust your instincts and get creative. If you don’t like it, you can always paint over it. Who knows what you will come up with when you think outside the box. Hope this project inspires you to paint something in your favorite style. Happy Painting!

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Blast from the past!

I have had these Halloween resin pieces sitting around for some time now. The witch has been sitting the longest (and is no longer available at the Artist’s Club) and I decided it was time to just sit down and paint her along with my set of Halloween Kids (now 60% off). I loved how cutesy they were and decided I didn’t want to do any shading and highlighting, but chose to use DecoArt Glamour Dust Paint (which I absolutely love) to add to the whimsical charm of these four Halloween characters. I am going to finish them with a coat of satin spray varnish and then they are ready for Halloween. I hope you use these as inspiration to get you going on some surfaces that are your own blasts from the past.

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Happy Painting!

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A quick & easy St. Patrick’s Day block project

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