Monthly Archives: December 2018

Paint Pouring!

One of our customer service reps, tried paint pouring for the first time…here is what she said: This pouring experience was fun and addicting. The materials we used were gloves, acrylic paint, pouring medium, a 6’’x 6’’ and 8″ x 6″ wood pallet box and a topcoat. We started with putting a ¼ cup of…

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Quick & Easy Plaid Ornaments

I told you in a previous post that I do love plaid and these Christmas Holiday Ornaments just shouted paint me in plaid! So, since the ornaments spoke, I painted them plaid. If you need a quick ornament for a party or ornament exchange, these are perfect! You could do this technique on any ornament…

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Silouette Ornaments

I love our Basswood Country Round and Birch Ornaments! I have done many designs on them, and I thought they would be great for a silouette project as well. I looked online for silouette shapes of a moose and Santa, sized them to fit the ornaments and then traced them on. You can do this…

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Holiday Trees

I do enjoy painting resin, sometimes it is a great break for me. I just grab my brushes and some paint and let my imagination go. Our resin Holiday Trees, I just couldn’t wait to paint, and I knew I was going to glitter them up for some extra bling! These painted up so quickly,…

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Mache Boxes Make Great Gift Boxes

With the holidays literally upon us, I thought I would share some fun paper mache box ideas that are perfect for use as small gift boxes. These were fun and easy to paint and I basically just sketched the ideas directly on the boxes and then chose some of my favorite paint colors…I challenge you…

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Quick and Easy Christmas List Ornaments

Are you looking for a quick Christmas ornament idea? Well, have I got the project for you. Turn our 1-1/2″ Wooden Spools into a Christmas Wish List to hang on your tree. All you need is some red paint, ribbon or twine, and a Christmas List that you print out from your computer. The fun…

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Purple Snowman

I had my eye on our resin snowman surface for a while now because it reminds me of the beginning of December when it starts to get really cold and I get all excited to put my Christmas decorations up and get my fake (but cute) little tree out from storage. I chose some soft…

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Merry and Bright Plaque

I am loving all the fun hand lettering projects I see on Pinterest. When I saw a Merry and Bright plaque design, I knew I needed to recreate it on our Basswood Country Round – Large. So, that is exactly what I did… First I followed the outer rings on the wood and painted the…

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Believe Plaque

Sometimes simplicity is nice…our Basswood Country Rounds are perfect for that! I used the Small one for this quick and easy project. Following the natural rings in the wood, basecoat the center with Country Red. If the grain rises a bit, lightly sand it down before adding a second coat. Once the red is dry,…

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