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Mixed Media Patriotic Art

Mixed Media Art involves using more than one medium. I also like to add different textures. For this “Patriotic Bird”, I used objects of different textures, mod podge, hot glue and paint. I also pulled out Scrabble Tiles because why not? They are cute and I get 3 points for my word.

First, I painted my […]

By |June 5th, 2015|crafts|3 Comments
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Summer Lemon Wood Craft

When I create something, I like to think outside the box or in this case, outside the fruit. Does a lemon have to be all yellow?

I decided that a lemon doesn’t have to be all yellow. I can make it what I want and to match my yellow and pink porch decor.

I found everything I […]

By |April 28th, 2015|crafts, summer crafts, wood|6 Comments
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Running Group Wood Sign

I came across this in the clearance aisle at


I loved it! I needed it!

But for what???

I am in charge of a running group and we are starting a new session soon, so I am throwing a BBQ.

Enter door prize for one of the runners!

I help each person train for the first 5K and it […]

By |August 3rd, 2014|crafts, Inspirational, Tutorials|3 Comments
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Be YOU tiful Summer Sign

This time of year you attend graduations, proms and the end of school. This time of year reminds me of the last few days of school when you are scrambling to get your yearbook signed. This makes me laugh because when I look back on my high school yearbook,¬† I love the ones that say, […]

By |June 4th, 2014|Tutorials|4 Comments
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Teacher Gift Idea{Modern Apple}

Teacher Appreciation week is this week!

I think the teachers in this country deserve so much for what they do.

I had many teachers that taught me the love of learning. My favorite teacher was my 3rd grade teacher who looked like Mary Poppins. No kidding.

She would read to us and it was my favorite thing. She […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Challenge, Tutorials|0 Comments
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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 […]

By |October 30th, 2012|Tutorials|0 Comments