We made this Easter wreath last year (prior to starting the blog), but still get so many compliments on it that we thought it deserved its own post. This wreath is so easy to make, even if you’ve never made a wreath before, you’ll be able to make this! [Read more…]
Just a quick note: we do not use this recipe for painting furniture. It’s just an easy way to mix up acrylic paint to have a chalky finish for small craft projects. ~Amy & Vicki
Hi everyone! It’s been a few weeks since we’ve posted a craft (sorry!). My youngest brother Mike is getting married in September, and we’re hand making their invitations, programs and table favors. We had to put the blog on hold for a couple weeks to focus on getting them done.
Today we decided to play around with a recipe for homemade chalk paint. We wanted a paint with a matte or chalky finish to paint a glass jar. We wanted it to look shabby chic and a little worn with a bit of a powdery finish. We’ve seen recipes for homemade chalk paint using Plaster of Paris or Calcium Carbonate, but we didn’t have any of those on hand and didn’t want to buy them just to paint one jar. [Read more…]
Today we want to share with you a really pretty and simple scrapbooking technique for creating texture with sand. We really love this technique. It’s easy, cheap, and adds a lot of interest to your piece. [Read more…]
We just love glimmer mists! They add the perfect hint of glittery color to any project, and really make your page stand out. [Read more…]
There are many different types of adhesives on the market that can be used for scrapbooking. We haven’t tried them all, but we’re going to try to break down some of the information so you can make an informed decision on which adhesives are best for your projects. [Read more…]
Today we’re sharing a new scrapbook layout. We’ve named it “New Beginnings” in an ode to Spring and all things new, including sweet baby Molly, who’s featured on this layout. [Read more…]