Holidays, Set the Scene, it’s almost time for Halloween!

Set the scene, it’s almost time for Halloween! Bottoms Up! I know a lot of people aren’t fans of Halloween, and I personally do NOT like the creepy, gory side I Want My Mummy   I like the cute side and just had to revisit favorite Halloween crafts, vignettes and tables       Halloween … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Candy Corn Party

I don’t like to eat it, but for decor you can’t beat it! Candy Corn! I found these mini pumpkin stems at Costco, a great flower source to go… Do you know what these are called?   When I saw them I was so enthralled~ Pretty as can be, it’s like they’re hanging from a tree … Continue reading

Creations, Painted Halloween Bucket Fun

“Why are you making funny looking pumpkins, Gigi?” asked Super Boy [7] “Yeah Gigi, why are you painting punkins and cannee corns?” echoed Big E [3] “I’m making these for the beach house,”  I said “Ohhhhhh” And off they went, in search of a popsicle… The good news is that they knew they were pumpkins! … Continue reading

Creations, Dot Painted Pillows and Candy Corn

This is an easy way to paint fun letters on just about anything Dot letters are so easy to do, and if you make the letters uneven and tilted on purpose, you get a great result every time! Practice on a piece of paper to get the feel of it and space out your letters … Continue reading

Creations, Painting Witches and Pumpkins

“Feelin’ Witchy?” Let’s make some Halloween treat bags! Painting pumpkins is just like Painting Tomatoes Use orange and yellow orange or yellow and a fat round brush like a #8 Dip brush in one color and make a “C.”  Without cleaning your brush dip in the other color and make a backwards “C” and continue … Continue reading

Views from the Porch and Giveaway Winner!

Labor Day is Monday which I guess makes summer officially over  😥 I keep my camera handy when I have a chance to relax on the porch, because you never know what you are going to see… But before we see the sights I want to announce the Giveaway Winners from earlier this month Yes, … Continue reading

Creations, Most Popular 2013 Tutorials

As we wrap up the best of 2013, I had to include the most popular tutorials of 2013.  Be sure to stop back by tomorrow for a Champagne popping party dip and a Sparkling tablescape for New Year’s Eve! Polka Dot Birdhouse  Fancy Flatware Painting Silver Painted Wine Bottles “Fantastic” Wreath Chalkboard Tags Candy Corn Mats … Continue reading

Creations, Burlap Candy Corn Mats and Easy Candy Cookies

Visions of candy corn have been dancing in my head!  All of a sudden I am crazy over the stuff~nnnnnoooo, not to eat, but to decorate with… This idea just lept into my head the other night…candy corn burlap place mats The hardest part of this project was designing the layout for easy spray painting … Continue reading

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