Monthly Archives: March 2012

Paint your Paint Rack Carrier

We have a great design for our Paint Rack Carrier.  Julie Polderdyke has a free download pattern for the extra cute “Brushes & Bubbles” design.  You’ll notice that Julie has painted the inside of the carrier white – no, she didn’t get her brush in there to do the job, she sprayed the inside area…

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Create this Cute Giftbag

This cute gift bag was created using our Canvas Lunch Sack and DecoArt’s SoSoft Paints.  I adapted a design found in Laurie Spelt’s Simple Sampler book.  This was my first real painting project on canvas.  If you remember I did stencil kitchen towels in an earlier post, but this was really my first actual painting…

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Posted by at 8:00 AM - Categories - Finished Projects, Inspiration, Painting, Staff Projects

Fun Friends Pins

It was love at first sight!  I spied these little critters as I was flipping through Shara’s Funky Folk Art 2 and knew I had to paint them!  They have such wonderful personalities that just looking at them makes me smile.  They were a breeze to paint up—I easily completed all of them in a…

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My first landscape painting in long, long time.

When Linda Lover’s new book Brushtiques Fundamentals came in, her landscapes drew me in! I am not typically one who paints landscapes, but there was something about this book and I kept going back to it time and time again. With a little push from other staff members, I decided I had to try and…

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Posted by at 6:05 AM - Categories - Inspiration

Here’s Linda Lover

“Happy are the painters, for they shall not be lonely, light and colour, peace and hope, will keep them company to the end of the day”….Sir Winston Churchill.Painting has the capacity to bring joy not only to the painter but to the viewer as well.  The beautiful and appreciated works of art that move us…

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I love to paint Shara Reiner designs!

Shara Reiner’s designs are so much fun to paint, and can easily be adapted to fit a variety of surfaces. In her latest book, Shara’s Funky Folk Art, Vol. 2 she has so many designs that I want to paint. I just loved her stacking boxes designs and can’t wait to paint them all. After…

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