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Initial Pumpkin

Our resin pumpkins are great for a variety of seasonal designs, not just Jack-o-Lanterns either! Although, I did choose to still paint our Tall Pumpkin an orange color, I took a more generic fall approach for this project. It is fun and easy and you can adapt it to match your fall decor and family…

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Stacked Jacks

I am all about fun and easy projects right now, and our Stacked Jack-o-Lanterns were perfect for this. All I did was basecoat and add a few highlights to bring this project to life. Here are the paints you will need: DecoArt Americana Jack-o-Lantern Lamp Black Avocado Neutral Grey Purple Cow Margarita Bright Yellow DecoArt…

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Fall Cornucopias

It may be hot outside, but I am already dreaming of Fall! The cool nights and trees full of color and the sound of walking through leaves as they crunch under your feet. Yep, I love Fall, and I have been on a bit of a Fall project kick as well. So, here is my…

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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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