Easy Pallet Sign Using Kreg Jig

[pinit] [pinit] I have been a long time fan of making signs from reclaimed wood.  If you have tried to make a pallet sign, you may have run into the same dilemma as I have.  How do you attache the wood pieces together?  Some people use the pallets as they are and just paint on them.  I prefer … [Read more...]

DIY Easy Barnwood Frame and Free Printables

[pinit] [pinit]  I have always wanted to make my own frames.  It was time for some new printables so I finally gave it a go, using this Barnwood Frame plan from Ana White as my starting point.  You can read on to see how I tweaked Ana's plan to get 11x17 inch frames and to download your free … [Read more...]

Digital Art Tutorial & Letter Fun

I am knee deep in hand lettering classes as part of my 2013 resolution.   My hand hurts from practicing, so I took a break from inspiration and thought I would share with you this fun digital art journal tutorial from Nancie Rowe Janitz.  She has several tutorials that will teach you to make some … [Read more...]

Make Vibrant Artwork in A Snap (+ Love Printable)

[pinit] This post was originally shared at Fox Hollow Cottage.  I have been playing with Dylusions spray inks lately, and am in love.  Why?  Because you can create gorgeous art with the spray of a bottle.  Using a background I created in about 1 minute with this dye, I made you a Corinthians love … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Mixed Media Art

[pinit] This is my second project adapted from Stephanie Ackerman's Doodle Too Class (a class that totally rocks my socks off, btw).   I made four houses to represent each place John and I have lived in over the course of our marriage.  I will show you how I added text, and provide you a printable … [Read more...]

Printables & High Res Watercolor Background

[pinit] I have been a busy girl, playing with spray inks, stamps and my new printer (which I scored over the holiday for a steal)!  As a result, here are a couple of free printables for you to enjoy!  This is a watercolor paper sprayed with Dylusions for the background, stamped with  cling … [Read more...]

Autumn Pop Art Printables

[pinit] [pinit] It was time for me to update my wall with some fall art.  If you have been around here for awhile, you know I switch out these 3 11x14 frames to match the seasons, and provide you with free printables when I do so.   I made these fall themed prints in Photoshop, using the … [Read more...]

Creative Space Printable Trio

Yesterday at Printable Decor, I share these Z Gallerie inspired prints I created in Photoshop.  They are available for you to download and print, size 11x14.  Add some color to your creative space with this free printable trio. … [Read more...]

Whimsical Bunting Subway Art Printable

Today at Printable Decor, I shared this Target knock off subway art printable and the display DIY.  The Target original cost $24.99.  Go see how I created the finished piece for under $2!  Submit a printable while you are there, and be sure to follow along on FB and Twitter for daily freebie prints … [Read more...]

Instagram Photo to Uprinting Rolled Canvas

Do you wish you could have your Instagram filtered photos on a big canvas to display, with0ut spending big bucks?  UPrinting canvas prints are the way to go.  You apply a free Instagram Photoshop action to your photo, upload it to the UPrinting site to get a rolled canvas print for half the cost of … [Read more...]