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Homemade Soap

Here is a blog post from one of our Customer Service Reps who tried out our soap making book…have you tried soap making yet? Having super sensitive skin I have been looking for a how to on making my own natural soap.¬† I want to know what is in the soap as well as being…

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Foxy Quilling

I was flipping through a book¬†while planning our September catalog when a cute little quilled fox caught my eye! The fox was part of a larger project, but I decided to recreate just the fox because I wanted to start small and simple. This was my first experience quilling. It took a little longer than…

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USA Paper Mache Letters

These mache letters will look great on your mantel or bookshelf this Fourth of July and they were so much fun to paint! A great project for the beginning painter or for the Americana enthusiast. These letters allow for a little creative freedom when deciding where to do the stripes and what will be your…

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USA House Letters

With the Fourth of July coming up I thought I would create a fun, quick and easy project that anyone can do on our Row Houses – Set of 4 (#62828). All you will need are a few paint colors, some stencils, and some extra ribbon and you are on your way. Here are the…

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Large Patriotic Grooved Heart

I was wanting something new for my front door for the Fourth of July and had many ideas going through my head as I looked for a surface. I don’t know about any of you, but my head is constantly full of creative ideas…sometimes keeping myself focused on one thing is always a challenge because…

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Patriotic Flip Flops

In the summer I live in flip flops and when I saw our wooden flip flops, I knew I had to paint them, but at first I was like, but how. Then my love for Americana came shinning through and I was off and painting. You will only need a few paint colors for this…

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Wooden Firecrackers

I love to paint and decorate with an Americana theme. All summer long and beyond, my house is filled with fun Americana and Fourth of July themed projects that I have painted, crafted, sewed, or even bought over the years. In fact my favorite colors are red and blue…imagine that. LOL As I was cruising…

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Patriotic Decorative Shelf

I am sure you will all figure out from a lot of these upcoming posts that Americana and Patriotic designs are a favorite of mine. But there are so many fun and easy projects that you can create to use in your home for the Fourth of July or for everyday. I tend to have…

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“Home” Wooden License Plate

I have been seeing a lot of “Home” signs on Pinterest where the “O” in home is the state that you live in, and thought to myself that would be fun to make! We have lots of sign options but decided to use our Wooden License Plate (#62809) for this project. You will only need…

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Garden Picket Sign

I have always wanted to paint a garden sign, why have I not done it until now? Well, time for one, but also, I have so many hobbies and crafts that I tend to bounce around from project to project alot, and well, the garden sign just never happened. We put up a small section…

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