God Bless America Sign – Made with Paint Sticks

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Happy Friday ya’ll!  I am assuming most of you are not officially on summer break.  My kids got out of school a week ago now and we have already had many playdates, sleepovers and jumping on the trampoline with the sprinkler.  Oh and our garden is in full bloom.  Salad and strawberries are my diet {…Read More…}





Krylon Painted Paint Stick Address Sign

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Are you so sick of my paint stick projects?  I might be obsessed with these slim pieces of wood.  There are just so many things you can do with them.  Since I inherited a box of paint sticks, anticipate more projects in the future.  So Krylon asked me if I wanted to participate in a Spring project featuring a color pallet of their choosing.  So they sent me two color pallets (one of which I will showcase later this week) to use to create something Springy.

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Be the Good in the World {Paint Stick Project}

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I have adored the Ghandi quote “Believe there is good in the world,” with the emphasis on “Be the Good” that many people have made into pallet art, t-shirts and printables.  I wanted a smaller sign for the gallery wall in my studio.  Armed with some 5 gallon paint sticks I got to work on it and I am so pleased with the results.

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Tabletop Wood Shim Planter Box

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I love using wood shims or paint stir sticks to create projects.  You can get great strips of wood for cheap or free.  Then they can be stained or painted to your liking.  Today Carmel tackles a wood shim project to make a planter box for her kitchen table.

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