You can use colored stain like regular stain on your unfinished wood projects. The delightful color that comes through with the colored stain however will definitely put a smile on your face. The follow how to guide will walk you step by step through the application process for colored stain. This post is written in partnership with DecoArt however all projects and opinions are my own.
I painted the cutest beach house inspired bird feeders this past weekend and just couldn’t wait to share them with you. I partnered with Ace Hardware on this post however all projects and opinions are my own. You will just need a few supplies and you too can create some extra special bird feeders for your home. The best part of this paint technique is that it is easy enough for the kids to do as well. They will love getting in there and creating this fun bird feeder then watching the birds all summer long! Don’t forget to scroll all the way to the bottom of this post to enter a giveaway for a $150 Ace Hardware gift card as well!
Did you know that you can create a chipped paint finish at home? I am going to give you a technique for creating a lovely, rustic, farmhouse finish on everything from furniture to accessories. The supplies might surprise you but you are certain to get great results from this technique. If you have any old candles around your home, save them! Yep we will be using them as one of our supplies to create a chipped paint finish.
Did you know that you can paint chair fabric? I did this project a while back and we still use this chair. It still looks great! So I know that this project works and works well. Plus it is so much easier than getting new fabric for any chair that you have. I started with the vintage folding chair below and turned it into something fabulous!
Metallic paper crafts are fun and easy to make. Today we are going to tackle these DIY letters using metallic paper. This quick and easy craft will look amazing in your home decor. You will love that shimmer! Make a single monogram or an entire word like I did here. This one was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed where I am a design team member. I wanted to post it here in case y’all missed it!
An easy spring burlap garland is the perfect addition to your home decor this spring. This quick and easy project can be completed in minutes and you will have some great burlap carrots in your home. If you love decorating with carrots in the spring, this is absolutely the project for you. This one was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed where I am a design team member but I am sharing here in case you missed it.
Start singing while making this DIY birthday card from a coloring page. Plus this is the birthday month for my contributor Jen from 100 Directions! We want to be sure to sing nice and loud so she can here us! Then make one of these DIY Happy Birthday Cupcake Cards to celebrate!
Every body stand up and sing, we’re talking birthdays and cupcakes and coloring today! Ok, you don’t have to really sing, but how much more fun could we have? Maybe add a little glitter… which, we are doing that too, Hooray! Today I’m sharing a fun coloring page craft to make a DIY Birthday Card from a Coloring Page. You can color the card however you like to make a personalized card. Or gift the un-colored card to your birthday friend along with some colored pencils. That’s a fun birthday gift all by itself!
Want a mason jar cutting board? It is super easy to make your own! I had a dream of this project a few months back and drug my feet on completing it. Y’all I shouldn’t have! It is so easy! You can make your own mason jar cutting board in minutes and use it in your kitchen. In fact, you can make any shaped cutting board with this tutorial. Sound good? Read on to find out how!
This DIY wedding photo prop will come in handy when my daughter gets married this summer. Yep that is right! My oldest daughter will be tying the knot this summer so we are in full on wedding planning mode. I will be sharing some of the projects here so y’all be sure to stay tuned. I think a fun wedding photo prop can really make the wedding photographs. Plus this one is so easy to make that you can make your own in just minutes. This one was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed where I am a design team member.
Citrus bath salts make a great gift in a jar. It is perfect for Mother’s Day with our free printable tag or you can give for any occasion just by creating your own fun tag. In honor of Mother’s Day, my blog pals and I have created some lovely Mother’s Day themed projects featuring the new Ball® Elite Collection Mason Jars. You can see all of the projects at the bottom of this post. Plus Ball® Canning is sponsoring a giveaway and wants one of YOU to win an entire case of them… and you get to choose the size! Enter our giveaway below and be sure to visit all these great blogs and see their fun mason jar ideas. First though we need to learn how to make citrus bath salts.