All Posts from ‘wood’

transferring Recreated Designs pattern to wood for painting
Spring is the time of year when all kinds of events seem to sneak up on us; Mother’s Day, Graduations, Weddings, Birthdays…  With all of those in mind, I thought I would show you how to make an easy DIY photo board that even the novice crafter can make.  This board is perfect to...

Christmas paper tree
I found the most gorgeous Christmas paper last week at Malenka Originals when I was there to teach a class! It is thick and pretty and the colours are quintessentially Scandinavian.  Not to mention the vintage feel of the ornaments… it’s just perfect!! I have made book page trees before (you can see one in this...

Christmas signs painted with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint
Do you love Christmas as much as I do?  It may not feel anything like Christmas outside and it may still be over 2 months away, but I am already getting ready.This week I have been getting ready for Christmas classes and sales.  I made a few of these Christmas pillows using this technique and...

Welcome to the cottage sign printed on paper and burlap
I have been getting into Christmas gear (gulp! I know, I know) lately and planning what I will have available at my sales.  There are some cool new things in the works and one of them involves printed burlap. Burlap makes me smile and the rustic charm it brings to any decor is great....

new silver brackets from Home Depot painted with brown and black paint to look old
Just before the end of the year I finally finished up my faux, wood plank wall.  While I was working on it, I used a cedar board to measure out all of the “planks” for painting.  Once the wall was done, I really wanted to incorporate the cedar board into the room somehow.  My...

wood canisters turned into jack-o-lanterns to hold candy
You just never know what you are going to find at the thrift store do you?! Last year I found two of these wooden canisters and, as with most things I scoop up, I didn’t know exactly what I would do with them.  Then, along comes Fall and I thought they’d make the cutest...