Category Archives: Inspiration

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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Quick & Easy Autumn projects

Sometimes you just need a quick and easy project…well, I know I do! I love our resin Mr. Turkey and thought maybe a monochromatic color scheme might be kind of fun to try. I chose to base him in Light Buttermilk #13164. This took two coats to have him completely covered. Once dry I sprayed…

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BOO Paper Mache Letters

I love our mache letters, they are perfect for a variety of projects and are so much fun! My “Boo” letters were inspired from an idea I saw on Pinterest. With just three paint colors and two stencils and one paint pouncer, this project painted up in a matter of hours. I base coated the…

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Fall Wreath Inspiration

Fall is my favorite season and I love filling my house with the warm and festive colors. From my mantel to my front door and all through the house, I tuck in pumpkins or sunflowers to brighten things up. I did realize after browsing Pinterest, that I was lacking a wreath for our front door…

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Countdown to Christmas

I love Advent Calendars! Well, I also love Christmas and creating new projects to display in my home for the holiday season. So cruising around on Pinterest I saw many versions of “countdown boards” using chalkboard paint and I thought to myself, well that would be fun and easy! So, I went to the Web…

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Resin Pumpkin: 3 quick and easy projects

Our team members have 3 quick and easy versions of our Resin Pumpkin for you! All 3 can easily be painted in an afternoon and would look absolutely adorable on your porch this Autumn. Jack in a Hat Bring on Autumn! Chilly nights, sweaters, pumpkins, rich fall colors, sitting by a cozy fire…yep, I love…

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Americana Wreath

I just moved into a new house and although it was awesome, the outside is lacking some character. I thought a wreath would be a nice way to add some color and personality. Since it is still summer, an Americana wreath was what I wanted to make. Using our Wooden Ring as the wreath  base, I…

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