How to Paint Woven Baskets with Acrylic Paint

I've been spring cleaning and organizing all the things.  One of the things I've realized is I have an abundance of baskets.  Baskets are so versatile and are such a great storage essential.  While I have tons of baskets, they are pretty boring.  I decided to give some of my outdated baskets a pop of color with fun patterns and shapes and today I'm going to show you how to paint woven baskets with acrylic paint. These fun colorful baskets can be used to store things or … [Read more...]

DIY Leprechaun Trap House

In just a few short weeks those mischievous little Leprechauns will be on the hunt for gold.  Do your kids want to get a good look at one up close?  Then you are definitely going to need to create a colorful and shimmery DIY Leprechaun Trap House to lure those wee little leprechauns in. This St. Patrick's Day I teamed up with DecoArt to create a DIY Leprechaun Trap House that even the smartest little leprechauns won't be able to resist. Stop those pesky little leprechauns from … [Read more...]

FREE Thanksgiving Cell Phone Wallpaper

One of the things I like most about this time of year is focusing on the gift of Thanksgiving itself. I know some people say Thanksgiving gets overlooked because people like to start decorating as soon as Halloween is over for Christmas, but even if you are one of those people (I am!) it doesn't mean Thanksgiving has to be forgotten. No - I think if anything, it tends to be the "official" start to the 'giving season' and carries a huge significance as the holiday that has the honor of kicking … [Read more...]

FREE Summer Cell Phone Wallpaper

Summertime is finally here and that means it's time for all things sunshine, fun and tropical vibes! It seems like it 'took FOR-EVER for it to get here but I am so glad it finally did as I am ready to do some relaxing, vacationing and enjoying myself over the summer. How about you? Do you have any plans for this summer? Going on a tropical vacation? Planning a fun-filled staycation with your kids or are you just taking a chill and relaxing this year? No matter what your plans are this summer, I … [Read more...]

DIY Summer Porch Sign

My kids have been away this week at grandma and grandpa's, which means I've been able to get lots of projects finished and I've even managed to squeeze in some relaxing moments sipping drinks or reading a book in my favorite spot, the porch!  I'm a big fan of porch sitting, and whether we are sitting on our front porch or hanging out in the back, it's a cozy place where all the cares in the world seem to slip away. Since my porch is my happy space I thought it was high time I add a little … [Read more...]

Summer Paint Pour Canvas

Today is the first day of summer break for us and I'm feeling all the colorful, happy vibes that come with this season.  I am looking forward to lots of lazy days spent by the pool, vacations, and simply enjoying a slower pace schedule with my kids.  Each year as my kids get older I realize that these sweet summer moments are fleeting and before you know it they won't be around much.  Just like these moments with my kids I want to make summer last, so I decided to create a … [Read more...]

FREE Inspirational Summer Art Print

Hello there friends and happy (almost) SUMMER! Today I want to talk about being motivated and inspired. That's right it is time to Stop Wishing and Start Doing, and I'm making that easy with this Free Inspirational Summer Art Print. For me, I NEED to be inspired and usually find that inspiration by hanging out with other creatives, perusing my favorite go-to online websites or reading my fave book or magazine. I gather inspiration from everywhere,  even when I am out shopping! I even carry … [Read more...]

DIY Acrylic Pour Ceramic Coasters

It's that time again for another project featuring DecoArt products and I am so excited to share this fun project with you.  This month DecoArt challenged me to create a project using the new DecoArt Paint Pouring Medium and I created these galaxy inspired DIY Acrylic Pour Ceramic Coasters.   You may remember that a few months ago I created my first paint pour project when I made my very own fluid acrylic poured canvas art. It was my first experience making anything with this … [Read more...]

FREE Hand Lettered St. Patrick’s Day art print

Hello there friends! St. Patrick's Day is that special holiday where anyone can be Irish for the day. I know so many people that go absolutely crazy celebrating the day and even take off of work to make it their own personal holiday party every year. Then there are some who just quietly celebrate being Irish or wishing they were, in their own ways. No matter where you fall on the celebratory spectrum of this holiday, I think it's safe to say we all feel blessed and we all hope and wish for a … [Read more...]

Fluid Acrylic Poured Canvas Art

One of my goals for 2018 was to push myself to try new craft mediums and projects and to branch out of my creative bubble.  I decided to tackle one of the current trends and techniques that is all the rage lately, and to be honest intimidates me the most!  I teamed up with DecoArt to create my own fluid acrylic poured canvas art, and I have to say I'm in love with this paint trend! I'm sharing all the details and the supplies you will need for this project on the DecoArt blog … [Read more...]