Category Archives: Staff Projects

“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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Patio Paint Garden Statue Redo

Do your garden statues need to be freshened up a bit? If they are like some of ours, they are in need of a fresh coat of paint, one of ours in particular! When both of our boys finished 8th grade, we planted a tree for both of them in separate gardens in our backyard…

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Blue Delft Mache Egg

I am a fan of Toile and Redwork designs and was seeing lots of egg designs in beautiful Blue Delft paisley patterns on Pinterest and wanted to create something very similar. I thought our 4″ Paper Mache Egg (#40184) would be perfect and I grabbed two colors of DecoArt’s new Premium Tube Acrylics (because I…

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Bunnies and Americana Tube Acrylics

When the Premium Tube Acrylics came out, I was excited to give them a try, but have not had much time to play around with them. Then as I was digging in my craft room, I found some burlap canvases that sparked an idea that I saw on Pinterest, and had me thinking that the…

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Family Pallet Sign

Sometimes I just want a quick and easy project that is finished in a few hours, especially after working on a project that has taken a long time, or is taking a long time. I am really loving the pallet signs that you see everywhere, but honestly, I always think to myself, I can do…

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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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