Category Archives: Finished Projects

New products from Jane Davenport!

  I am an experienced painter but at aspirational watercolor artist. It is so pretty, but i never seem to have the patience to drag out the water, brushes, paints and wait for the layers to dry. Once I saw our new Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers and Watercolor brights, I knew i wanted throw my…

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It’s Fall!

Yep I love fall! I have said that many times in the past fall themed blog posts! There is just something about this time of year for me…is it the colors, the crisp cool air, kids going back to school, sweaters, apple cider, boots, carving pumpkins…maybe it is just all of it that I love…

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Dot Rocks

I recently got inspired by looking through a rock painting book and decided to create my own little paintings. I couldn’t recall the last time that I painted rocks, but I’m guessing that I was using my fingers! I wanted to try out a simple design using dots that formed curves and spirals. I’m interested…

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Floral Wreath Signs

I don’t know about you, but my mind is always thinking and seeing things in different creative ways. When I saw the Large and Small Floral Wreath Plaques by Walnut Hollow, I just couldn’t wait to create something fun on these pieces. You can be as detailed or as simple as you like with these…

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A First Attempt at Wood Burning!

When we brought in the Basswood Country Rounds from Walnut Hollow along with a wood burner, I just new I wanted to give wood burning a try. I thought, well, I will start basic with just outlining using a stencil, as I didn’t want to do anything too complicated this being my first time attempting…

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Boo Pumpkin

In the blink of an eye, the season of ghosts and goblins will be here! So, to help you get ready for that, I have a fun and easy pumpkin project for you. (Yep, another pumpkin project…I told you I loved fall and pumpkins in an earlier post, LOL) To create this fun and easy…

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White Crackle Pumpkin

For those of you who love fall, but want a different color option for a pumpkin besides orange, here is a fun project for you! All you will need are a few paint colors and some fall decorative accessories (hopefully from your stash) and you are on your way to creating this pumpkin you can…

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Initial Pumpkin

Our resin pumpkins are great for a variety of seasonal designs, not just Jack-o-Lanterns either! Although, I did choose to still paint our Tall Pumpkin an orange color, I took a more generic fall approach for this project. It is fun and easy and you can adapt it to match your fall decor and family…

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Stacked Jacks

I am all about fun and easy projects right now, and our Stacked Jack-o-Lanterns were perfect for this. All I did was basecoat and add a few highlights to bring this project to life. Here are the paints you will need: DecoArt Americana Jack-o-Lantern Lamp Black Avocado Neutral Grey Purple Cow Margarita Bright Yellow DecoArt…

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Fall Cornucopias

It may be hot outside, but I am already dreaming of Fall! The cool nights and trees full of color and the sound of walking through leaves as they crunch under your feet. Yep, I love Fall, and I have been on a bit of a Fall project kick as well. So, here is my…

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