Saturday, August 31, 2013

Wonderful Primitives

Antique Primitive Wood Mallet

It's Beginning to Look a Bit like Christmas

Shabby Cottage Chic Purple Monogrammed Christmas Ornament

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Cast Iron Drawer Pulls

Customize your dresser drawers, cabinets, doors and more with cast iron knobs.  It's a quick, easy and inexpensive way to give your dressers or cabinets an entire new look.

Cast Iron Knobs 

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Friday, August 16, 2013

Cast Iron Numbers

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Enhance any decor with vintage inspired Cast Iron Decorative Numbers. Add the perfect touch to a photo wall.  Create your own house number plaque or use them as a counting decorative scheme in your children's bedroom.  The possibilities are endless. 

Monday, August 5, 2013

Decoupage Print Tutorial

I love the look of a decoupaged print on canvas so I thought that I would share my very simple tutorial.  First, choose your print: I searched the internet for a free download.  I love Philippians 4:8 so I printed it on my standard printer paper.  Along with your print, you will need a canvas (I chose an 8 x 10), modge podge and a sponge applicator.

Okay, first step, apply a thin layer of modge podge on to your canvas.  

Next, center your print on the canvas and carefully press it down, while smoothing out any wrinkles or air bubbles.  Be careful not to tear the paper.

Allow the print to dry for approximately a half an hour.  Once dry, apply a generous amount of modge podge as a top layer.  Not only does this provide a nice finish but it acts as a protective layer as well.

And that's it!  Here's the finished product