Do you like the look of ‘chippy’ painted furniture showing up in Country Magazines, Farmhouse Style and Décor Blogs?
I personally, ♥ the look of painted furniture, especially as a statement ‘look-at-me’ piece! …but I was born with a paint brush in hand, remember? Paint can not only change the look of a cast off piece of furniture, but can change the look of a whole room!
As a DIYer, a 30+ year painter and a having a Grandfather whom was a painter by trade, you can say I have paint running thru my veins….having a few tricks up my sleeve and a few tools in my belt from my experiences, I will share with you how to achieve this look on your own!
disclaimer: This is not your average prettied-up-post full of how-to’s or painting info…but a fun Scratch and Dent Sale !
You know those sales…..you purchase a washing machine at a super price…..all because it has a small dent in the side…knowing it will still function beautifully, serve its purpose and the dent will face the wall in your laundry room. But hey, you got it at a great price! Continue reading
My Mom taught us when vacationing to experience things, to be curious, to learn, to venture off the beaten path and to love our history. Continue reading
Say it isn’t so!!!!…..we are on the last Club mailing, ‘sniffle, sniffle’.
I feel like we are leaving summer camp….. picturing the school bus pulling away and everyone waving goodbye thru the small top window ….’see ya next year my friends’……(for some reason I picture Kristy McNichols and the bad news bears, lol) Continue reading
an Art Play Date that is!
Building Vignettes ~ # 1 Rule, there are no rules! No trend followers (or setters) here….. No boxing yourself into a ‘style’. Just simply create with what you love and what you have, not from a current trend or style…but YOUR style….
Welcome to Our ‘Creative Friends Makin’ Fall Fun’ Book Tour!
For goodness sakes….Facebook Goodness, Whatever is she talking about?
Please, give me a chance to explain.
Hear-ye, Hear-ye….Decorative Painting Classes now in Tamaqua PA!
This has been on my ‘wish-to-do list’ for a while now (but timing is everything), To create a place to gather, learn, create, share and paint together, with the emphasis on learning and sharing in an Artful place with continuing classes in our own Community!
Welcome to ‘Brush~n~Hand’ Studio at the Tamaqua Community Art Center. What better place than at our very own Art Center!
Or is it Lemon Coconut Blueberry, or is it Coconut Blueberry Lemon?
Anyway, this is one of my go-to Summer recipes from the pages of Paula Deen Magazine July 2009. Continue reading