Category Archives: Inspiration

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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Vintage Ornaments

These three ornaments are easy and quick to paint! Perfect for last minute gifts or craft show items. Great for the beginning painter and crafter. —-BELIEVE—- Palette: DecoArt Americana: Antique White #13058 Avocado #13052 Black Plum #13172 Buttermilk #13003 Country Red #13018 Santa Red #13170 DecoArt Extreme Sheen Metallics: Vintage Brass #16078 Glamour Dust Glitter…

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Santa doesn’t always have to wear red

Although the majority of the Santas in my collection at home are dressed in various shades of red, I do have a few that are in different jewel tones that make them stand out from the rest. I thought our 2017 Santa would be a great piece to paint in a rich, regal color that…

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Merry Christmoose

Inspired by a pillow design that I saw on Pinterest, I knew our Merry Christmas Board would be perfect for the Merry Christmoose design with my own twist. What a fun and rustic project this turned out to be…I think I may want to paint one more! I just chose a font from my computer…

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Quick & Easy Acrylic Ornaments

Sometimes I get in the mood to create something fun, simple, and just plain crafty! Our round acrylic ornaments I just couldn’t wait to fill. They come in two pieces, which makes filling them easy…and they just snap together. I did use a little hot glue at the top and bottom once the ornaments were…

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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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