Category Archives: Staff Projects

Crackled Turkey & Pumpkin

Do you ever get in the mood for a quick and easy project, that you really don’t have to think about? Sometimes my mind hits overload and I just need to do what I call a “no brainer project”. This is a project that can be completed quickly and when done, you still love the…

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Snowman Candle Holder

Our Traditional Candle Holder may soon be gone, but this snowman design could easily be painted on a wide range of candle holder shapes and sizes. You can change the shape of the eyes and nose, as well as change the color scheme to match the details of your candle holder. This painted up quickly…

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Birch Pin Ideas

When I paint for my bazaar every year, I try to include pins that are quick and easy and fun to paint. Our Birch Value Bag of 20 Pieces is perfect for pins or even gluing a few together to make a snowman. There are so many possibilities, you just have to let your creativity…

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Turkeys with a Touch of Gold

We have another turkey craft project for you! This one uses our Turkeys—Set of 2 #80840 that look like little pilgrims. I kept the painting simple on this one, even though the leaves/tail feathers were tempting to make more colorful. I found that when I tried to do that I wasn’t getting the effect I…

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Quick and Easy Wood Pumpkins

Fall is my favorite time of year, and I love painting pumpkins, and when you can paint 5 little wooden pumpkins in a short amount of time, it makes me even happier! Our Chunky Pumpkin Cutout is a great piece that you can paint as detailed or as simply as you want. One pumpkin I…

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Turkey Time

For me, resin is fun to paint and sometimes I use it as a break from painting more complex projects. Sometimes I choose to paint it and do full shading and highlighting, other times I don’t do any shading and highlighting and sometimes I just add highlighting, like I did with this version of Mr….

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Plaid Pumpkins

I love plaid, and I couldn’t resist giving our resin pumpkins a fun look for fall. Although, trying to figure out the placement was first tricky, and took me several attempts, I am happy with how these turned out. Feel free to do your own version or make the sections smaller for a more detailed…

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Spider Pumpkin

I decided to make a fun and spooky decoration for the Halloween season! I wanted it to be very dark but a bit sparkly at the same time. I created this dark and alluring look using these products:   Pumpkin #80848 Americana Acrylic – Lamp (Ebony) Black #13067 Dazzling Metallics – Black Pearl Dazzling Metallic…

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Pumpkin Candle Holders

I was trying to think of a quick Halloween project that used minimal colors and could be completed in just a few hours. When I looked at our candle holders, I knew exactly what I would do…turn them into Jack-o-Lanterns! With just a few colors, a stencil, and some basic highlighting and shading, these two…

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Classy Halloween Candles

I was in the mood to do a project using black paint and chose to paint some candles. What’s great about the candles we carry is that they are LED lights, so when you light them your design won’t melt away. 6″ White LED Candle w/ Timer #82226 4″ White LED Candle w/ Timer #82225…

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