Coastal Wall Art Tutorial with Free Stencil Downloads

Use this coastal wall art tutorial to DIY home decor! Summer is heating up, and I like to cool off with thoughts of the beach!  Refreshing coastal themed decor helps me bring the beach home.  I've...

Rope Coasters Tutorial: Nautical Decor DIY

Summer is almost here and I can't wait to lounge outside! Time to get my patio and outdoor table summer party ready.  I made my own nautical themed rope coasters to set my drinks on...

Llama Painting Party Results with Plaid Crafts

I had so much fun with this paint along party that I had to share the results!  A few weeks ago I was invited to participate in the "Lucky Llama" Paint Along with Plaid Crafts....

$150 FolkArt Ultra Dye Giveaway

I am so excited to partner with Plaid Crafts to giveaway a huge prize pack:  $150 worth of FolkArt Ultra Dye!  Ultra Dye is a new product that will help you boldly colorize unfinished wood...

Review: Folk Art Painted Finishes, Rust

The kind folks at Plaid Crafts recently sent me several of their new products to craft with. I've enjoyed all of it, but my favorite product so far has been the faux finishes. You know...

Make a Decoden Pencil Box with Collage Clay

I wanted to make an extra special pencil case for my daughter when she started kindergarten last year.  I decided to make a decoden pencil case.  Have you heard of decoden?  It's a craft from Japan...

Make Custom Party Favor Bubble Bottles

How cute are these itty bitty colored bottles?  I couldn't resist turning them into adorable party favor bubble bottles! Since these are glass bottles, they're not really appropriate for young kids, but they would be beautiful...

Valentine Holder Frog Prince from a Milk Jug

This Valentine holder is made from a milk jug that turns into a frog prince! Are you looking for something other than a shoebox to decorate for school Valentine's Day parties?  I have a really fun...

Decorate an Unfinished Wood Santa Countdown with Collage Clay

I found this cute unfinished wood item at Goodwill in October.  I bought it, thinking that my children and I could decorate it together. Well, they loved the idea but never wanted to actually sit down...

Make Monograms Using Collage Clay

I've been doing a few crafty trials with collage clay to see how it can be used.  Here's a fun idea that worked out:  an icing like monogram!In a recent post, I talked about decoden...