Category Archives: Finished Projects

Fall Plate

When I saw Jane Allen’s “Give Thanks” I immediately knew that I wanted to make it as a hostess gift for Thanksgiving. The warm Autumn colors and funky banner made this so much fun to paint! Even a beginner like me can paint this beautiful project. I followed Jane’s pattern with just a few exceptions….

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Tom the Turkey

  Palette: DecoArt Americana Acrylics Baby Blue #13042 Burnt Sienna #13063 Canyon Orange #13238 Cashmere Beige #13091 Cocoa #13253 Cool White #13240 Deep Midnight Blue #13166 Dove Grey #13069 Georgia Clay #13017 Light Mocha #13241 Orange Twist #13256 Raw Sienna #13093 Salem Blue #13043 Soft Black #13155 Tuscan Red #13255 Whispering Turquoise #13537 Surface: Mr….

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Snowman Duo

Palette: DecoArt Americana Antique White #13058 Bluegrass Green #13047 Black Plum #13172 Bleached Sand #13251 Hauser Medium Green #13132 Lamp Black #13067 Light Buttermilk #13164 Mint Julip green #13045 Persimmon #13516 Extreme Sheen Metallics 24K Gold #16077 Pearl #16074 Glamour Dust Aqua #13604 Purple Princess #13597 Metallic Lustre Polished Coral #14482 Surface: Resin Snowmen #80827…

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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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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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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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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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Home Pallet

My creative mind goes 90 miles an hour, just ask my husband…LOL! So, when I saw our Lathe Wood Pallet Box my mind started thinking of lots of things to do with it. Christmas, fall, where should I start? Well, I knew I wanted to use our Canadian Pine branches that we carry, so that…

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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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