How to Make Stunning Painted Plate Garden Art
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How to Make Stunning Painted Plate Garden Art

I have seen some vintage dish and plate flowers on Pinterest and thought making my own from some inexpensive Dollar Tree glassware and glass paint would add a pop of pizazz to my yard this Spring. These are so easy to make and it is really hard to screw it up.  You don’t need to have painting experience to make this garden art.  Just a few swooshes with a paint brush and some glue and you are all set.

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5 Ways to Craft with Deer

5 Ways to Craft with Deer

In the past couple years, Bambi left the forest and started a new life as a hot decorating trend. I’m sure you’ve noticed: deer are everywhere! Deer themed items are especially fun to use fall and winter decor, since they add a dose of woodsy texture and a cozy cabin feel. If you haven’t already incorporated this trend into your home, I’ve found some fun do-it-yourself options for you. Check out these 5 Ways to Craft with Deer…. so you can put a deer on it!

5 Ways to Get This Look:  High Ceiling Living Room

5 Ways to Get This Look: High Ceiling Living Room

Friends who have two story rooms in their homes tell me that those high ceilings can make decorating tricky. It’s a bit of a balancing act to keep the room from seeming cavernous when you are arranging furniture, draperies, and accessories. I spotted this lovely living room at Better Homes & Gardens, and it actually took me a minute to realize that this cozy room had a very high ceiling. This is the way to decorate a tall space. Here are 5 Ways to Get This Look.

10 Ways to Show Your American Pride

10 Ways to Show Your American Pride

Next week, we have a big event coming up here in America. It’s America’s birthday, otherwise known as the 4th of July! You know I love to show off my American spirit with crafts and other patriot-themed projects. I just didn’t realize how many red-white-and-blue crafts I’ve posted over the years to celebrate life in the US of A….until I started rounding them up this morning. Just in case you need a few ideas for joining in the celebration of America, this week, here are 10 Ways to show Your American Pride made by myself and my talented contributors. Enjoy!

“I Heart U” Wood Alphabet Art

“I Heart U” Wood Alphabet Art

I have adored, over the years of blogging, seeing all the different alphabet walls in nurseries and playrooms.  It adds a little whimsy to the room and, as an added bonus, helps preschool age children learn the alphabet.  I wanted in on the action to create an extreme impact on a wall in our playroom.  This “alphabet I heart you sign” is four feet by almost five feet!  It was a fairly simple project with a whole bunch of Krylon spray paint involved.

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