Monthly Archives: October 2014

Burlap Animals

Our Buttoned up Trio Set of 3 are too cute…but I wanted them to have a new look. Their texture is perfect for the look of burlap so that is the direction I headed. Using DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Burlap, I based every inch of them. I then dry brushed the patches with Espresso,…

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Welcome Santa & Snowman Re-color Project

Our Welcome Santa & Snowman Set of 2 are currently on closeout, but are a great deal at 55% off. Two fabulous surfaces for only $8.55, who can pass that up? I couldn’t in fact I painted two of these sets…both sets are painted the same, but I personalized them for friends and family. I…

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New Book…Two Folk Art Friends

When I saw the new book Two Folk Art Friends by artists Della Wetterman and Rosemary West, I loved it, even though I usually do not paint this style of Folk Art. All of their designs are painted on tin, but I knew we had some surfaces that the patterns would fit perfectly on. I…

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Goodwill Finds

Last week at lunch a co-worker and I went to the Goodwill to see what we could find. I found two items that had potential to turn into a snowman and the other a Santa. I used DecoArtĀ  Americana Decor Chalky Paints as the base coat and then did all of my details with DecoArt…

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Pumpkin Wall Pocket

I see so many wonderful ideas on Pinterest and my mind just starts going crazy. I saw a picture of a wooden chair that was simply painted orange on the seat with a simple pumpkin face painted on it. It was just so cute, and I knew I wanted to do something like that. Still…

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