Monthly Archives: April 2011

Free pattern design for our 6″ Clothespin

Artist, Nancy Wood has an adorable spring clothespin design on our 6″ clothespin. Her design is a Free Pattern on PaintWorks Magazine’s web site and we thought we would share it all with you. What a fun way to kick off your spring painting. Enjoy, and happy painting

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Spring, summer, fall, winter, which is it?

The daffodils may be in bloom outside, but in about three weeks or so, you will find fall in your mailbox. There are some great spring and summer projects too, but we wanted to give you enough time to paint our wonderful fall selection, which we know you will love, so that you can display…

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The auction project is finished!

My son’s 4th grade auction project is finished and it turned out great! Everyone who saw it loved it, and I couldn’t be happier with how the kids’ blocks turned out! They did an amazing job, and the buyer is going to love using this tablecloth/quilt at their next picnic. Here is a full shot…

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MaryJo’s new fabric line – Jubilee Garden

Here is a link to MaryJo’s interview on her new fabric line Jubilee Garden. It is a fun and festive celebration of Americana!

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Let me try and answer some questions

We’re so happy that you’ve found our blog, and welcome your comments.  I’ll try and answer some of the questions about our catalog content.  We try very hard to find a good selection of resin, because we know that you love it.  Unfortunately, the selection of items for the early part of the year are…

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Getting started on my first project

Okay I admit it, the movie Iron Giant did inspire this sign I made for my son Tyler. As soon as I leafed through the book Stencil Me In I envisioned a sign using the city, the missile, and the robot stencil with Tyler’s first and middle name on either side. The Robot….

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Patio Pretties

Are you ready to dress up your outside space with some cheery flowers?  Take a look at our Exclusive Patio Posies Painting Instruction Packet.  I used DecoArt Patio Paints and a terra cotta pot from the garden center for this project.  They work just like regular acrylics, but have a sealer built in, so there’s…

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I will get to paint again, soon, honestly soon!

I am itching to pick up my brushes and get going on a project that I had started, that is for me and only me. That UFO that is looming in my painting room/kids’ playroom, the surface that sat in my garage, oh for about 10 years, before I looked at it a few months…

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Here are a few of the friendly faces you will see blogging

I thought I would take a minute to introduce some of the people you will see blogging on a regular basis. If you click on the names you will go to their bio to get more background info. You can click here to read about everyone. MaryJo – She will be regaling you with tales…

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Introducing the Clubhouse Blog!

Welcome to our blog! We are very excited to have a new way to share our passion for painting with others. Our goal in starting the Clubhouse is to create a place where we can share tips, have contests, keep you updated on the newest in the painting world, and share what we’re all busy…

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