Category Archives: Staff Projects

Americana Flag Window

I guess you can say I have a thing for old vintage windows…whether they have glass or not. There are so many creative things you can do with them whether you turn them into large picture frames for your walls, maybe an end table for your patio, or hey, you can paint on them! My…

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Harvest Tote Bag

It’s  farmer’s market season! I wanted a new tote bag to carry my fresh fruits and veggies and our Canvas Market Bag  is the perfect size. Looking through our collection of FREE pattern downloads, I fell in love with the bright sunflower and adorable chickadees on Sharon Bond’s Harvest Bucket. In order for the design…

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Night Sky Paint Caddy

Hi guys! I have been inspired by the galaxy trend the past year, but I have not found a surface to paint it on. Once I laid my hands on our Painter’s Carry All I knew this was the project that I would finally try the trend! After watching some YouTube tutorials I felt very confident…

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Hello Spring Planter

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for Spring weather! We had a dreary winter here in the PNW and can’t wait for sunny and warmer days. When I saw our Lagoon Blue Canister  I was immediately drawn to the bring team color! It is the cutest addition to any desk but I…

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Great Outdoors Stocking Project

I don’t know about all of you other decorative painters, but my mind never seems to shut off when it comes to creating and ideas. It actually scares my husband sometimes…giggling! I love to re-imagine designs on other surfaces by resizing them, flipping them, or only using part of the design in order to make…

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Weathered Wood Sign

We have all seen the amazing, fun and creative projects made from wooden pallets and unfinished wood on Pinterest. Our team member, Judy was inspired by a sign she saw at her local craft store. You can make a sign like Judy’s by refurbishing pallet wood, assembling unfinished wood or buying a pre-made sign. Our…

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Valentine Jars

I have been saving jars for a while now…you know, you find all of those fun ideas on Pinterest and you start collecting so that one day you just might be able to attempt a project. Well, after having these jars sitting on my kitchen counter all clean and ready, I decided to make them…

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Giving something old a new look.

This past year has been a bit crazy. In September of 2015, I lost my mom to cancer and since then, we have been sorting through her huge craft stash and so much more. I have inherited lots of fabric, batting, as well as unique little furniture pieces. I came across her wooden stool that…

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Santas don’t always have to wear red…

As I sat looking at the two 2015 resin Santas I had (sorry, these are all sold out), I just didn’t want to paint him red. I have a Santa collection at home, most of them are ones that I have painted over the years, and alot of them are dressed in various colors of…

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Key to Christmas by Sandra Malone

Sandra Malone’s latest book, Key to Christmas, is packed with beautiful Christmas key ornament designs, as well as a few other ornaments too. I loved her “Ornament #7” but wanted to paint it larger on our “Large Ornament Shaped Plaque”. After enlarging the pattern 170% to fit this large ornament cutout, I started painting. It…

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