After the move it took me forever to find all of my spray paint since there were three, maybe four boxes full. Finally I found every precious can and they’re all sitting right next to me in my supply cabinet, each awaiting its call to action. With Halloween coming up, matte black stepped up for […]
I’ve been digging through my Halloween stash to see what I want to paint for this year and what I already have. I thought I’d paint a haunted house and then I realized I’d already done one. Maybe a spooky tree? Nope. Done that too. Well, dang. I might as well share the list with […]
I am constantly amazed at what dollar stores carry now. Too much good stuff! Ok, some of it can look a little . . . cheap. Like it only cost a dollar, you know? Like these plastic leaves. Cute but pretty shiny. And plastic-y. I’ve never met a fall leaf I didn’t like so I […]
Before I updated my dollar store baskets & jars with washi tape, I’d planned on just painting the jars. I’ve had these glass paint markers for a while and I’ve been itching to use them. The red and blue matched the washi tape perfectly! Before painting glass with any type of paint, I always use […]
Paint a watermelon and sunflower on a dollar store placemat, fold one edge over and hang with ribbon to create a cute Summer banner!
I have to admit that I’ve never decorated for St. Patrick’s Day. Ever. But holiday decorations, they’re oh-so important to kids, aren’t they? Particularly 5 year old kindergartners. I needed wanted to make something that was colorful, shiny, and quick. Dollar Store, here I come. I made the rainbow out of paint on watercolor paper, […]
I asked my grandson if he’d like me to paint a Christmas Countdown Calendar like the one I painted him for Halloween. Yes! Do you want Santa? Yes! Or a snowman? Yes! Or maybe a reindeer? RUDOLPH! Gramma, he has to be Rudolph! Well, alrighty then. Rudolph it is. I had a sneaking suspicion he’d […]
Have you entered to win the KindleFire yet? Don’t miss it! Yes, you read that correctly. Paint a table runner, napkins and wine glasses from the dollar store in 15 minutes. Yes, you can! So which is more enticing – dollar store table décor or painting it in 15 minutes? Now, if you’re thinking ‘dollar […]