Guest Judge of the Week

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Challenge of the Week

Birthday Party Challenge

Winners of the Painted Halloween Challenge


This was a fun week and I was so inspired your Painted Halloween Projects. I hope you can pin these for next year.  I am so honored that you came to The CSI Project to share. The creativity is amazing!   Be sure to go through the links and find some inspiration for yourself. Our guest judge, Robin from Garage Sales R Us, had the most difficult job picking the winners. I think she did a fantastic job though! Here is what she said about her judging experience. I loved being a guest judge because I have so many new ideas of {…Read More…}

The CSI Project’s Painted Halloween{The CSI Girl}


This week’s challenge is all about paint and how we have used it for our Halloween projects. I have painted alot for this holiday and so I am doing a round up of all of my projects.   1) Painted Candy Corn Muslin Bags 2)  Painted Halloween Frame- Go see my guest post and tutorial here. 3) My Eye ball Pumpkin- Go here to see the tutorial 4) My easy DIY ghosts- Go here to see the tutorial.   5) Painted Beadboard Pumpkins- I made several of these. See all of them here. 6) Halloween Signs- See the tutorial here. 7) {…Read More…}

Guest Judge: Emily from Decor Chick

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This week, we are thrilled to welcome Decor Chick‘s Emily as the guest judge for the Pantries, Closets, & Cupboards Challenge. Emily is a wife and stay-at-home mom who is incredibly talented when it comes to decorating her home. Let’s hear what Emily has to say about home decor: I have always loved to decorate, but now I just have a new found passion for it, on a budget. I love going to thrift stores and Goodwill on the hunt for the next thing to make lovely. We moved into our home at the end of 2008, and it’s been {…Read More…}

Orange Dipped Bottles – {Dukes & Duchesses}

I’m Randi from Dukes and Duchesses and I’m so glad to be posting here again.  I adore the color orange {as evidenced by a bright orange hallway on the main floor of my house} and I have a fun and simple project to share with you.  If you have an aversion to orange, this could really be done with any color. Start with glassware of some sort.  I used a cork-topped bottle that I’ve had forever but you could use any type of bottle or jar.  Be aware that if your glassware has any type of texture {like mine}, the {…Read More…}

Winners of the Back to School Ideas Challenge!


The CSI Project went back to school with a bang this week!  Readers, you’ve earned an A+ for these fantastic projects.  We were once again amazed and delighted by your creativity as you took on the challenge to show us your best back to school ideas.  Teacher gifts, first day traditions, organization tips, and more were the star students of the day.  We’re excited to feature our favorites! Our guest judge for the Back to School Ideas Challenge was Cindy Hopper of Skip to My Lou. Let’s find out who won this challenge…. #100 Back to School Centerpiece from La-Dee-Da {…Read More…}

Winners of the Porches, Terraces, and Patios Challenge!

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Seeing all the transformations that took place in the great outdoors for this challenge has sent us out to our own porches to fix them up and learn to enjoy them again.  It was hard to put down our glasses of lemonade and leave the porch swing and rocking chair to write this post!  But we did, because we’re so excited to show off the winners of the Porches, Terraces, and Patios Challenge. This week, our guest judge was Gina Luker, visiting from The Shabby Creek Cottage.   Gina really enjoyed viewing all of the entries.  Here’s what she said {…Read More…}

Sponsor of the Week & Guest Judge: Dutch Boy


Welcome to this week’s challenge: Before & After : Your Favorite room This week’s sponsor and guest judge is Dutch Boy.  Dutch Boy makes a line of paints, one of which is the new Refresh Line: Exceptional hide and durability Gives mildew-resistant coating ZeroVOC / Greenguard® Indoor Air Quality Certified Also available in Ceiling Paint to maximize odor-eliminating performance when used with Refresh® Wall Paint.   I have used this paint on several projects and have been really impressed with it in my paint sprayer – no thinning required!  I have used their Lake Champlain and and it is my {…Read More…}

Winners of the Krylon Painted Halloween Challenge!

What spooky painted Halloween projects! Thank you for linking up and showing Krylon your ideas! Thank you everyone who linked up and who came over to see the painted spookiness! Here are Krylon’s favorites and these three winners receive a custom 6-pack of Krylon Spray Paint: #18 — Snake Wreath @ Nitty Gritty  Pretty #50 — Boo Blocks @ Simple as 1-2-3 #57 — Spooky Fence @ Lili’s Buzz Here are the rest of the Top 10 projects {in no particular order}:   #14 — Blue Pumpkins @ Life in Rehab #22 — Bloody Mirror @ Sew Woodsy #23 — {…Read More…}

My Painted Halloween Challenge


Welcome to My Painted Halloween! Come and wow Krylon with your painted Halloween projects! Reminder of the CSI Guidelines 1. All entries for this challenge need to incorporate the challenge’s theme.We are not simply a linky party. We have a specific theme for each week. All submissions are competing to be the judge’s top pick. If your project does not incorporate the theme we will have to remove it. 2. When you enter the challenge, please enter the link to the specific post on your blog that relates to the project — not to your general blog. This will help {…Read More…}

Sponsor of the Week & Guest Judge: Krylon Take 2


Did you know that Halloween is the second most decorated holiday? Well Krylon does… and they offer a wide array of spray painted holiday decorations at their site yourholidaystyle.com For more Halloween decorating inspiration, visit yourholidaystyle.com, offering tips, tricks and inspiration to help you spook your family, guests and trick-or-treaters. Ghostly Globes Add a spooky twist to your outside walkway on All Hallow’s Eve without having to carve several messy pumpkins by creating glowing ghostly globes. What you’ll need: Round glass votives; newspaper; one can each of white frosted glass, white and glow-in-the-dark spray paint, such as Krylon Glowz; and {…Read More…}

The CSI Project: ‘Paint’ Challenge!

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The day has finally arrived! It’s time to link up! Remember the guidelines: All entries for this challenge need to incorporate the challenge’s theme. Since this week’s theme is “Paint,” you must have something that obviously uses paint in your project. Some examples of paint might be — DIY furniture projects, decorating projects that involve paint, different painting techniques such as glazing, crackling or distressing… When you enter the challenge, please enter the link to the specific post on your blog that relates to the project — not to your general blog. This will help when a year from now, for {…Read More…}

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