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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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St. Patrick’s Day Door Hanger

PALETTE Americana Acrylic  Kelly Green #13055 Warm White #13239 Extreme Sheen  24K Gold #16077 Glamour Dust  Emerald #13595 SURFACE 14″ Jumbo Tag Plaque TOOLS & SUPPLIES Cling Wood Background Stamp Dual Sided Paint Pouncers Green Jingle Bell Assortment Metallic Cord – Green I always get so excited for St. Patrick’s Day! It is such a…

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Chalky Paint Family Sign

I love all of the signs that you see in stores and on Pinterest. I love the simplicity of them, yet don’t want to buy them when I know I can make them on my own. We have some great stencils and supplies that can make creating your own signs for your home in just…

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Valentine’s Day Wreath

PALETTE DecoArt Americana Dusty rose #13025 Light Buttermilk #13164 Mint Julep #13045 Metallic Lustre Polished Coral #14482 Extreme Sheen 24K Gold #16077 SURFACES Wooden Ring #63040 Heart Ornaments set of 3 #62985 Basecoat wreath with Dusty Rose #13025. Once dry, dry brush with Metallic Lustre Polished Coral. Using the end of a large brush, create…

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Love, Love, Love

I love to decorate for Valentine’s Day, now that Christmas is over, I have many Valentine projects that I would like to make to add to my collection of decor. We we have lots of wonderful stencils, stamps, and signboards, that make creating themed projects quick and easy. The DecoArt Vintage Effect Wash paint is…

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Holiday Pumpkin

Who says pumpkins are only for Fall decorating? I made this festive Holiday pumpkin and can not wait to add it to my mantle this Winter. See the free pattern and instructions below! Surface: Tall Pumpkin #80824 Palette: Antique Green #13147, Oyster Beige #13549, Plantation Pine #13113, Extreme Sheen 24K Gold #16077, Extreme Sheen Pearl…

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Santa with Bag

I love our little resin Santa with Bag, the texture of his coat and hat really shine once you have shaded and highlighted. A fun piece to add to your holiday collection. Palette: DecoArt Americana: Antique Rose #13156 Antique White #13058 Avocado #13052  Avocado Dip #13248 Black Green #13157 Buttermilk #13003 Country Red #13018 Espresso…

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