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5 Tips to Stenciling an Outdoor Planter!

I love to stencil. And I was so thrilled when I learned that one of my VERY Favorite people in the world - Amy from Mod Podge Rocks - was coming out with her own line of Mod Podge Rocks Stencils!! And not only stencils, but repositional stencils. They are sticky and that makes all the difference when you are stenciling, PLUS you can wash them off and they stay sticky. I love that you can use them … [Read more...]

Stenciled Napkin Pillows for my banquette — with Royal Design Studios!! {tutorial}!!

 I have been on a bit of a stenciling kick this summer... I stenciled a Chevron rug,  a Spray Painted Circle Rug, and then I tackled my kitchen window with some Faux Roman Shades and some painted pillows for my kitchen banquette. And yesterday I stenciled this rug for my family room -- only with thicker stripes!! It turned out SOOO good!! I'll be sharing that soon.  … [Read more...]

Stenciled Circle Rug Tutorial {Spray Paint Project}

Have I ever mentioned that I have a slight obsession with the Disney Show "Good Luck Charlie"?  I was sick last Spring and spent about 5 hours straight watching it in some sort of "Good Luck Charlie" marathon - lol! I adore the use of color in the "Good Luck Charlie" house!! Like their turquoise couch! So fun. I developed a bit of a crush on the rug from that set. … [Read more...]

Stenciled Pillows {tutorial} — New Martha Stewart Decorative Paint Line!!

Last week I came home to a big box of craftiness!!   It was the new Martha Stewart Crafts Decorative Paint Line. And let me tell you - this line has things that have never been available before!!  For one thing, the colors of this line are beautiful -- 160 colors to choose from, in all sorts of finishes: Glitter, Pearl, Satin and High Gloss!! I love this … [Read more...]

Stenciled Faux Roman Shades {tutorial} — Kitchen Sneak Peek

I'm still working on my kitchen redo. I decided I wanted to change things up and make a Roman Curtain for the window above my kitchen sink. And in the spirit of keeping it real, I just want to let you know that the first version was a total sewing fail. I tried to make it no-sew AND Faux and let's just say that hot glue and white canvas do not mix LOL! So I started over. Here's what … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Gray Projects!!

Chair Makeover @  Just So Lovely  Stenciled Rug @ J and J Home Herringbone Wall @ Always in Wonder Kitchen Makeover @  SAS Interiors … [Read more...]

Stenciled Damask Lampshade {Tutorial}

I was recently contacted by Northridge Publishing, which hosts a really cool webshow, about being on their show in their Scrapbook Trends Magazine “Create” segment. It was really fun! The show’s host, Kristine McKay sent me a picture of a beautiful scrapbook layout as inspiration. And she asked me to come up with my own project based on this layout: There were many elements of the … [Read more...]

Painting my door and stenciling a rug for my front porch!!

I painted my front door! It used to be this brown color. This picture is a couple years old and you can see even then there were some nicks in the paint. Suffice to say -- it needed a new paint job pretty badly!! I decided to go with black because it's classic. But my porch needed something to go with the new paint job. I have loved Cutting Edge Stencil's Houndstooth Stencil from the first … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Create a Festive Candy Cane Holiday Sign!

Hi Tatertots and Jello Readers!! I'm so excited to be here today. My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. Flamingo Toes is my place to share sewing, crafting, and jewelry tutorials - as well as pretty much anything that pops into my head. Some of my favorite things to do are knockoffs - and that is what we are doing today! I have a fun Christmas Sign tutorial for you - my Candy … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Paint your Curtains!

 Hi! I'm Rachel from first home makeover I couldn't wait to share this mini-makeover with you.  After the stencil project I did on our back door, found here, I knew that I'd be temporarily obsessing over stencils.  I immediately started thinking about what else I could stencil away.  And that's when I began wandering around the house, staring at random items and furniture, trying to come up with … [Read more...]