Monthly Archives: October 2017

12 Weeks of Christmas: Week 5

Today is Week 5 of our 12 Weeks of Christmas!  This weeks FREE Downloadable pattern is “Sugar Plums” by Sandra Malone. Sandra’s cute and whimsical Sugar Plum stocking is the sweetest holiday project!

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DecoArt Chalky Paint Review

I made a big painting oops this week! I painted our resin pumpkin with black acrylic paint, only to decide that I wanted to paint it a lighter color! The headache of painting over black with a lighter color was almost enough to keep me from changing it. Then, I remembered how DecoArt Chalky paint…

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12 Weeks of Christmas: Week 4

Today is Week 4 of our 12 Weeks of Christmas!  This weeks FREE Downloadable pattern is “Christmas Cottage” by Rebecca Trimble. Rebecca’s whimsical and cozy cottage is sure to be a favorite this season!

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Raggedy & Friends Winter Door Hanger

Hi guys! I know it is only Fall but I am starting to get the Christmas crafting itch! After seeing Mary Jo Tuttle’s Mitten Ornaments from her new book Tuttle’s Touches Seasons 1, I fell in love with her Raggedy Ann! I have always had a warm spot on my heart for Raggedy Ann because…

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12 Weeks of Christmas: Week 3

Today is Week 3 of our 12 Weeks of Christmas!  This weeks FREE Downloadable pattern is “Happy Littl Snowmen” by Jamie Mills-Price. Jamie’s signature, whimsical style looks so cute on our Medium Grooved Tree.

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Day of the Dead Ghost

I have a fun project to inspire your Halloween crafting today! I am not a fan of spooky Halloween décor, so when I saw our happy Halloween Ghost (https://www.artistsclub.com/ghost/p/80823) I wanted to paint a bright design. I started searching for inspiration and come across this free stock image (http://www.freepik.com/free-vector/sugar-skulls-collection_804270.htm#term=day of the dead&page=4&position=4) of some colorful…

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12 Weeks of Christmas: Week 2

Today is Week 2 of our 12 Weeks of Christmas!  This weeks FREE Downloadable pattern is “Christmas Basket” by Vera Collier. Vera’s adorable picnic basket would look great all year long!

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Christmas Rooster

I love our resin rooster and wanted to give him a fresh look for Christmas, but I wanted to keep him simple. All you will need are a few paint colors and some accessories and you too can have him as part of your holiday decorating. Surface: Rooster with Wire Legs #80820 Palette: Antiquing Medium…

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Festive Snowman

Our 2017 Snowman is just so cute, I had to paint him, and his outstretched arms were perfect for some of your new holiday accessories. He was so much fun and paints up quickly with just some base coating, shading, and a little highlighting. Surface: 2017 Snowman #80828 Palette: Antique Rose #13179, Avocado #13052, Burnt…

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Button Wreath

Everyone needs a wreath for the holiday season, so why not a button wreath?! This little wreath is quick and easy to make and requires very few tools. Here is what you will need: DecoArt Americana: Antique White #13058 and Santa Red #13170 Surface: 6” x 6” Lathe Wood Pallet Box #63105 Accessories: Folk Christmas…

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