... ...

Author: admin

Vintage Book/Music Sheet Ornaments

Hello and welcome back! I have been on a blog hiatus for awhile, but I’m back for more. How have you been? I love Holiday crafting- well, who am I kidding, I love crafting in general (hee hee) Is it a staple of your family’s seasonal routine? If it’s not, perhaps you wish it were. […]

Read more

How to use Texture Paste on Furniture

Hello friends! Summer has officially arrived –  and wow is it hot.  It seems like we went from 50 degrees to 90 within the span of a few days.  It seems like we just turned off the heater, and we are straight to the air conditioning.  No rest for the wicked right?  Yikes! I’m so […]

Read more

How to Decoupage a Hutch

Whew! It’s been a few minutes since I have written anything here.  Sometimes, the days all blend in to each other, and life can really throw some curve balls!  We sure are living in unprecedented times, and I for one am feeling a collective sense of stress and anxiety.  Most people I am talking to […]

Read more

Insanely Easy Raised Stenciling Tutorial

Have you ever tried to do raised stenciling? I’m slightly obsessed with it.  I’ve done full buffet tops (a number of times), drawer fronts, doors, tables and everything in between.  I use it to add dimension in my mixed media pieces and I love it for makeshift trays out of old cabinet doors. Here are […]

Read more

Easy Old World Finish

Well, here we are in the middle of May, 2020.  My state is still sheltering in place, and my hair looks like Rod Stewart’s hair from 1978.  All kidding aside, I’m grateful for my health, my families health, and the ability to escape to my studio to create.  The weather around here has been super […]

Read more

French Provincial DIY Paint Make Over

Hurrah!! Hurrah!! It’s the first of May! And boy howdee I could not be more excited.  The weather actually starts to get nice here in Wisconsin- like- winter is actually over (gulp- I hope!). The big difference this year is of course that we are all still stuck at home with the Shelter in Place […]

Read more

2 Must See Flower Pot UpCycles

Well, here we are in the midst of Spring.  The weather can’t make up it’s mind- chilly and rainy or warm and sunny.  I really want to start decorating and revamping my backyard, but it is just a little early- I really think if I start putting all of my ideas into place that it […]

Read more

13 Must See Pieces Using Cowgirl Coral

Ahhhh April.  Usually one of my favorite month’s of the year.  This year, of course is very different.  While the weather is getting nicer, we are stuck in quarantine! I am so very grateful to have a backyard to hang out in, and a house full of projects waiting to be done. My color of […]

Read more

2 Up Cycled Foot Stool Projects You Will Want to Try!

So in the midst of all of the really disturbing COVID-19 news, I am so happy to have my amazing community of artists and makers to turn to.  I swear, if I didn’t have art supplies in my studio – I’d probably go nuts! I’m still celebrating Monet’s Garden as my color of the month!  […]

Read more

Two Up Cycled Train Cases You Have to See!

I am so excited to be smack dab in the middle of March! The snow is melting (hurrah!!), and yesterday I saw a Robin hopping in the yard. I’m celebrating Monet’s Garden this month.  A gorgeous primary green that has amazing versatility! This week, Jill from Upsadaisies and I took some boring old train cases/suitcases […]

Read more