Category Archives: Staff Projects

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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Christmas Rooster

I love our resin rooster and wanted to give him a fresh look for Christmas, but I wanted to keep him simple. All you will need are a few paint colors and some accessories and you too can have him as part of your holiday decorating. Surface: Rooster with Wire Legs #80820 Palette: Antiquing Medium…

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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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Home Pallet

My creative mind goes 90 miles an hour, just ask my husband…LOL! So, when I saw our Lathe Wood Pallet Box my mind started thinking of lots of things to do with it. Christmas, fall, where should I start? Well, I knew I wanted to use our Canadian Pine branches that we carry, so that…

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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 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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Bandana Rooster

Palette: DecoArt Acrylics Antique Gold Deep #13146 Avocado #13052 Black Plum #13172 Burnt Sienna #13063 Country Red #13018 Evergreen #13082 French Grey blue #13098 Marigold #13194 Melon #13245 Midnite Blue #13085 Mink Tan #13092 Oyster Beige #13549 Persimmon #13516 Soft Black #13155 Tangerine #13012 Uniform Blue #13086 White Wash #13002 Surface: Rooster with Wire Legs…

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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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