How to Antique a Desk in 4 Easy Steps
Here are three methods to antique a thrift store ceramic bunny using craft acrylics.
It took me a while to jump on the “banner bandwagon”. I kept seeing banners all over Blogland. Parties, holidays, whatever-days. I just didn’t get it. Which, by the way, isn’t that unusual for me. I am not much of a trend-follower. And completely forget about me being a trendsetter of any sort. If you’re […]
I had an idea. Try not to be shocked. My husband once told me if we could have a 1-900-number for all of my ideas we’d be rich. This isn’t one of those holy-cow-how-did-you-ever-think-of-that ideas though. This is just one of those hey-it’s-Friday-and-these-are-some-really-cool-pins-I-saw-on-Pinterest-this-week ideas. Faux Zinc with Paint Feather Stamp from a Sweet Potato Watercolor […]
A few days ago, after unloading all of the groceries, I brought in my recent treasures from our oh-so-awesome local thrift store. What is that? Mom inquired. I’m not sure . . . yet. What are you going to do with . . . it? Don’t know . . . yet. Where are you going […]
I tried ‘shopping’ the house for things to decorate the front porch for Fall. Hard to believe but nothing was just ‘right’. Aw, gee . . . another trip to the thrift store. A girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do. Right? This plain l’il schoolhouse-lookin’ chair was half off the day I went […]
It may seem counterintuitive – we buy new-to-us furniture and then spend oodles of time making it look old. Whether you call it shabby chic, distressed, or antique-looking, we love painting furniture to look old. If you haven’t delved into the newest rage – chalk paint – you can still achieve an old paint look. […]
The other day the clerk at Walmart made a remark about my purchases of Mod Podge, iron-on transfers, spray paint, etc., etc., etc. “You must be really crafty!” Me: No. Actually I’m an artist. I don’t do so well with crafts. Her: Really? There’s a difference? Me: Definitely – crafty people are really creative and […]