Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cyber Monday

We’re having our first ever Cyber Monday sale this year! The sale starts Sunday, 11/27/11 at 6 a.m. PST and ends Tuesday 11/29/11 at 8 a.m. PST. Bookmark the special Cyber Monday page, and check back Sunday for some special bargains.

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Wish List Contest Winners

We have our “Win Your Wish List” contest winners! Congratulations go out to: Grand prize winner: Alisa Vogt $50Second place: Diane Cook $25Third place: Cathleen DiNardo $10 Congratulations to our winners, and thank you to everyone who entered! Happy Thanksgiving, and happy painting!  

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Chris Haughey talks about painting resin

When I first saw the Holdiay Buddies, I thought painting a design would be a simple, coloring book approach.  I can’t express how much fun it was to play with color and design on these 3-D surfaces.  What a pleasant surprise painting these figurines compared to a traditional flat design.  I just had the best…

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Painting with Bonnye

For as long as I can remember, I have loved anything to do with art.  I love color, and it is very gratifying to create something pretty out of a blank piece of paper or a piece of wood.  I love finding an old piece of furniture or anything paintable at a flea market and…

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A Great Hostess Gift

When we got this new Wine and Glass Holder in, I decided that it needed a really universal design that would work with anyone’s décor.  Then I got to thinking what a great hostess gift it would make.  Just think what a hit you’ll be when you show up for that holiday dinner with not…

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Sandra Malone’s Style

If you read my last blog, you will remember that I had spilled paint on my kitchen floor and so I wanted to update you on the results.  It’s now painted with various sized black dots.  It looks kind of kooky but it does go with my kitchen table that has a black background and…

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My First Project for the Artist’s Club

This is my first project for the Artist Club. I was so excited when MaryJo asked me to design a project for them. I really enjoyed sitting down at my painting table to design and paint for all four seasons. My favorite seasons are Autumn & Winter. I think it is because of all the…

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I Love Autumn

                I love autumn and all of it’s warm glow.  It is a time of gratitude and abundance.  Lori Speltz’s Simply Seasonal Favorites has great Autumn projects!  I used the two projects I found on page 11 with a bit of adaptation to the SNOW Candleblocks surfaces.  I…

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