Spray paint clay pots then paint lines and dots with a paint pen for a simple, but cute look!
A quick way to decorate craft tubs or boxes with spray paint, washi tape and stick-on letters to corral all of your paintbrushes, pencils and pens.
Hi there! Welcome to Day 3 of The Craft Room Tour, hosted by Angie of The Country Chic Cottage. I’m starting today’s tour, but make sure you don’t miss any of the fabulous rooms from Day 1 and Day 2 Let me start by saying that there’s not a single day that goes by that […]
I have a huge stack of flattened cardboard boxes in the garage from the move last summer. I keep thinking I need to put them on Craig’s List so someone else who’s crazy enough to move can benefit. Until then though, I wanted to use a few for Christmas decorations. Crazy? Maybe, but it’s a […]
There’s “recycling” and “upcycling”, and then there’s salvage . . . When something really should be considered trash. Those things that have set outdoors for years, in the rain, in the snow, in the heat . . . and the movers looked at each other and then back at you and said – “You’re keeping […]
I think most people would be surprised how easy faux finishes can be. Dollar store items are great things to practice on, and if they turn out . . . great! If not, you’re only out a buck and some time. Different finishes work better on different surfaces and it’s only through trial and error […]
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 […]
We see verdigris all over the place. The Statue of Liberty is verdigris, for instance. Many don’t know what verdigris is or how it’s obtained, other than it’s a pretty shade of green or turquoise. In it’s natural state, verdigris is the patina that happens when bronze, brass or copper is weathered over time. Since […]