Category Archives: Inspiration

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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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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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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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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Polka Dot Stocking

Our Make Your Own Stocking Kit #40151 is a great surface to let your imagination be creative and have a lot of fun with. I used a few things provide in the kit and along with some of our new holiday accessories to give this stocking a fun new look. Here is what you will…

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Santa Pallet

This was a little bit of think outside the box project. Renee Mullins’ Santa Tweet Ornaments from her book “Winter Tweetings” #38631 are so adorable and I knew they would be perfect for this project! The patterns also fit without having to size down the pattern that is in the book, how great is that?!…

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Santa Wall Box

When I think of decorating for Christmas, I think of a beautifully decorated mantle. Unfortunately, I do not live in a house with a mantle right now. I wanted something small that I could mount on a wall to hang stockings from. I thought that our Arched Wall Box would be a perfect solution! I found…

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