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...]

DIY Hand Painted Pendant Necklaces

The other day the temperatures in Texas started to warm up and now I'm craving all things spring.  I am ready to break out the flip flops and the brightly colored clothes.  But, if I'm being completely honest my wardrobe lacks a lot of color (I own a lot of black.) Which is why I decided to add a pop of color with some new DIY bright colored hand painted pendant necklaces . I've been working with DecoArt for a few years and one of the the things I love about working with … [Read more...]

DIY Hand-painted Pendant Necklace and Jewelry Tray

Anyone else feel like winter stretched on forever? After a fairly blah start to the new year I'm ready to for a fresh start, and craving sunshine and color! Mother nature gave us a little taste of spring the other day here in Texas with beautiful weather in the upper 70s and lots of sunshine, but this week she decided we needed another dose of the winter blues.  Luckily, with this pretty DIY Hand-painted Pendant Necklace I don't have to wait for the sun to come out to infuse a bit of … [Read more...]

DIY Modern Brushstroke Vase

The groundhog may have seen his shadow with a prediction of 6 more weeks of winter, but I'm ready to see, feel and smell the beauty of spring!  I'm over the cloudy skies and dreary days, but the reality of it that there seem to be a lot more of those in our future.  If the weather outside won't cooperate I'm going to make it feel like a beautiful spring day inside!  I've teamed up with DecoArt to create a colorful DIY Modern Brushstroke Vase that will cheer up even the gloomiest … [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...]

Bee Mine Valentine Tote Bag

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes clever messages and sweet treats. There are so many cute sayings for Valentines, like “You Rock,” “You Are So Berry Nice,” “Donut Go Breaking My Heart,” and “You’re the Bomb!”-- the list goes on. Hi, Alison here, and today I’m taking my love of flower making, plus pom-poms and putting a fun twist on “Bee Mine” with this DIY Valentine tote bag. It’s perfect for kids to collect their valentines in or a great gift for friends and … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Style Hot Cocoa Bar

This month DecoArt challenged us to create a project that was warm and cozy for our monthly challenge.  When it comes to warm and cozy during the winter months I can't think of anything better than sipping on a cup of hot cocoa wrapped in a warm blanket.  So, I did what any normal person would do and I created a farmhouse style hot cocoa bar that we can use all winter long! I am a big fan of a styled bar cart, as you may have noticed when I created this DIY Metallic Bar Cart, or … [Read more...]

DIY Santa’s Workshop Wood Sign

I love love love the holiday season! I want to decorate all the things, bake all the cookies, and buy all the gifts for people I love. But, I would be lying if I said the holidays didn’t stress me out a little bit. When I am stressed, I like to be creative and build things…sometimes I make things for friends, other times I make things for myself, like this DIY Santa's Workshop Wood Sign.   I was feeling the stress of the season and life recently, and I just felt like I *needed* to … [Read more...]

Merry & Bright Holiday Table Setting

My Christmas decorations over the years have changed from traditional red and green holiday decor, to neutral with a touch of glam.  I love my glam farmhouse Christmas tree and decor, but every year I contemplate changing things up with bright and cheery colors.  While I haven't taken the plunge to completely go bright and bold, I've teamed up with Cricut and DecoArt to show you how you can dress up your holidays with a merry and bright table setting! I've created several DIY … [Read more...]

DIY Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments

Some of my fondest memories of Christmas come back to me while decorating the tree. Our tree is adorned with handmade ornaments from our kids, and ones from my childhood. We even have ornaments from both sides of our family going back to our great grandparents, and though all of these are priceless there’s just something special about making ornaments. That feeling of nostalgia comes over you as you go, year by year through the memories. This is a tradition you can share with your family and one … [Read more...]