Category Archives: Inspiration

Craft Room Disaster

My craft room seems to have stages throughout the year…I don’t know about anyone else…but mine has moments of clean and mostly organized to you can’t even step into the room! That later one is exactly what had happened recently. I painted like crazy through the summer and fall getting ready for the big craft…

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Paper Mache Easter Eggs

With spring sneaking up on us fast and Easter being April 1st, I was ready for a fun and easy project that would shout “SPRING”! I love to decorate for Easter and knew that our Americana Decor Chalky Paint has fun spring colors that would work perfect for the project I had in mind. So,…

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Family Initial Door Sign

I decorate my front door for the seasons and everyday, but I am not a big decorator for St. Patrick’s Day…so I needed something to hang on my door until I was ready to put up my Easter decor. I love our Initial Impressions stencils and have so many ideas running through my head, that…

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Forever & Always Sign

PALETTE Americana Decor Chalky Paint Lace #15101 Yesteryear #15406 Vintage #15396 SURFACE Narrow Rectangle Grooved Board #62936 TOOLS Curly Alphabet Stencil #71925 FolkArt Stencil Value Pack #71932 Americana Decor Waxing Brush #28000 Creme Wax Deep Brown #72001 Silver Wire #82211   After I took down my Valentine themed mantel, I was trying to decide what…

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Quick and Easy Easter Pallet Sign

  Pallets are very popular and I couldn’t wait to create a quick and easy craft idea spring. Using our 6″ x 6″ Lathe Wood Pallet Box  and three colors of Americana Decor Chalky Paint Innocence #15104, Rememberance #15402, and Everlasting #15100), our Spring Writing Words Stencil #71892 and a silhouette of a bunny. All I…

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Chalky Paint Frame Refresh

PALETTE Americana Decor Chalky Paint Carbon #15408 Everlasting #15100 Americana Decor Chalky Paint is a great way to give something old a fresh new look with ease! I was given a collage frome from the 70s that had never been used, but was a little sad looking and I wanted to give it new life…

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Love Letters

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I saw this idea for mache letters on Pinterest and knew I had to make them and our 12″ Mache Letters for a quick and easy project that anyone can do! Here is what you will need: 12″ Mache Letter – L #40164 12″ Mache Letter – O…

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To the Moon

I loved Chris Haughey’s To the Moon at first sight. It has the sweetest sentiment and knew that the moon would look so cute in a little girl’s room. My friend is pregnant with a sweet little girl and  I wanted to paint this design but change the colors to match her nursery. I followed…

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Valentine’s Day Pallet Signs

PALETTE DecoArt Vintage Effect Wash Berry #14488 Pink #14487 SURFACE Heart Grooved Board Lathe Wood Pallet Box PATTERN Nib & Ink Who doesn’t love a cute and romantic phrase? I wanted to make some farmhouse style signs for Valentines Day and all of our pallet signs are perfect! I chose to use our 14″ x…

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Santa with Bag

I love our little resin Santa with Bag, the texture of his coat and hat really shine once you have shaded and highlighted. A fun piece to add to your holiday collection. Palette: DecoArt Americana: Antique Rose #13156 Antique White #13058 Avocado #13052  Avocado Dip #13248 Black Green #13157 Buttermilk #13003 Country Red #13018 Espresso…

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