Tag: canvas

Christmas Yarn Art

Christmas Yarn Art

I love yarn! I walk down the yarn aisle at the craft store and just look. I don't crochet or knit but I have some in my craft stash just because occasionally, I can use it to craft with. I love the old fashioned look of Christmas lights. I remember these being on my house growing up. With paint, a canvas, 2 ...

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Fall Painting{Our Pumpkin Patch}

Fall Painting{Our Pumpkin Patch}

All you need is a canvas. Let your paint brush guide you. Mix colors to get the color that speaks to you. I took 3 different shades of orange and a bit of brown and it was then I knew what color my pumpkins should be. I then outlined the pumpkins with a sharpie. I love the look of that for some reason. Added ...

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Watermelon Summer{A Painting}

Watermelon Summer{A Painting}

I love a blank canvas. I love the endless possibilities that it represents. I always buy a few when I go to Michael's and you can catch some good sales on them. That way we always have them on hand when the inspiration strikes. Our favorite family activity is to work on one canvas together. One person starts it ...

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Linkup for the Organization Ideas Challenge!

Linkup for the Organization Ideas Challenge!

There's just something about the days just before school starts that puts us into organization mode.  Maybe it's watching our kids sharpen their pencils and put new notebooks into their backpacks that gets us in an orderly state of mind--we can't help but remembering back to those days when a desk or locker space was ...

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Numbered Storage Boxes–{Funky Faith Girl}

Numbered Storage Boxes–{Funky Faith Girl}

Howdy! I'm Leigh over from Funky Faith Girl. I'm so excited to be here today and to share a recent way I've helped to organize my home. I knew I needed some cute boxes or bins for my living room. My boys have a playroom but spend a lot of time in the living room. Since the toys tend to end down here anyway, I ...

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Guest Judge: Kellie from Nest of Posies

Guest Judge: Kellie from Nest of Posies

We found the perfect guest judge for this week's challenge, Parties and Picnics.  Not only does our guest judge put together some of the most fanciful parties we've ever seen,  she has a blog--and an online boutique--full of the prettiest things.  From putting together summery soirees to designing color-drenched, ...

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Wallpapered Canvas Tutorial

Wallpapered Canvas Tutorial

Almost every room in our house has been painted at least once except our master bedroom. It was not the soothing and calming room that I REALLY wanted. So I started with painting our bedroom with low-VOC paint I had scored on sale a few months ago. Our bedroom went from builder's white to a deep slate blue. It has ...

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