Category Archives: Decor

anything that is not wall art. Vases , boxes, bookends, containers, centerpieces, other decorative items

2×4 Fall Art

Reversible Thanksgiving / Christmas Blocks with 2×4’s We made these reversible thanksgiving/ Christmas blocks from 2 x 4’s for the craft show.  Of course they are super easy (after the nasty cutting and sanding stage).  We color washed them and … Continue reading

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Paint Can Spruce Up

  We purchased these paint cans for a ladies retreat in October.  They are super easy to class up with scrapbook paper, or fabric and ribbon.  New cans can be purchased from your local paint dealer.  Ours cost $2 and … Continue reading

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Experience Painting Classes with MK

I just wanted to show off the awesome work by the ladies in the painting class Wednesday morning at Java Loft!  This is a three part project featuring different coffee drinks and then hung together with a ribbon. This particular … Continue reading

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Using Old Tools for Decoration

In an attempt to make these tools more decorative for a ladies meeting, I tried the freezer paper transfer method to apply some verses that went along with a construction theme.  Once you have tried transferring with the freezer paper … Continue reading

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Home Made Stamped Ribbon

I got this canvas material on sale.  I think that it resembles burlap.  It is almost a cross between the burlap look and the muslin look.  So I made some large script stamps to stamp it with!  I cut it … Continue reading

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Tinted Pinecones

I wanted my pinecones white, but painting them was tedious.  I finally thinned my paint down and dipped them.  They were all open.  I am a little disappointed because when I put them in the oven to dry they all … Continue reading

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Altered Box

After the altered journals I wanted to try some other things.  This was an old slide projector carousel box that I bought to display my business cards and tags.  The box was too sturdy to throw away, so… Everything is … Continue reading

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Altered Journals

Ok, these are as fun to make as they look.  Aside from covering the edges which in my opinion is a pain, decorating them is very fun.  This one is covered with paper which has been stamped, and embossed.  Then … Continue reading

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Burlap Wreath

One thing I don’t really like about the burlap wreaths that are so popular right now is their messiness.    I don’t like how they look wadded up.  So I thought I would try a ruffled look which I liked much … Continue reading

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Fabric Antique Rose Tutorial

With my newly dyed material that is such a lovely antique pink, I couldn’t help but make some lovely roses.  These are incredibly easy!   Darn this yellow light!  They really are quite pink! I probably have my house painted … Continue reading

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