Would you believe I’ve never done a DIY ornament post? So weird! This is an easy one, and it would make a cute gift. All you need is a boring ornament you want to monogram-ize, puffy paint, and spray paint. If you choose a matte finish ornament like I did, you can draw your design straight [...]
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The other day I came across this beautiful painted wooden spoon tutorial. I trashed all my wooden spoons a while ago after finding splinters in my cookie dough, but I figured I could apply the same technique to a terracotta pot. I love the contrast of the high gloss shellacked paint next to the matte terracotta. This [...]
Just one more chalkboard porcelain paint project, and then I’ll give it a rest. I promise. How about… a chalkboard serving platter? It’s perfect for serving cheese, cookies, or any other goodies you might need to label. you’ll need: a porcelain platter (mine is from CB2) painter’s tape (optional) Pebeo Porcelaine 150 Chalkboard Paint (available at Dick Blick or Amazon) [...]
Naturally when I discovered porcelain chalkboard paint I had to grab some. The inventor must be some kind of genius. Now I have the most amusing coffee mug ever, and you can have one too. This is a much easier version of the hand painted mug project—no drawing or painting skills required! you’ll need: a porcelain mug (mine [...]
There is a large scantily wrapped gift here with my name on it. I think I know what it is, and I don’t know how I will be able to wait until Friday to open it!
I have been a present wrapping fiend this week. Instead of buying rolls and rolls of glittery metallic holiday wrapping paper I bought a huge roll of brown kraft paper. It will last forever and I can use it for any occasion! One day I will buy tons of crazy cool gift wrapping accessories like [...]