Tuesday Ramblings

“Friends” Guest Stars

I've been painting A LOT lately and I'm still watching Friends on Netflix while painting. I've written many ramblings that reference or were the subject of the show. We've been getting glasses ready for craft sale stock and special orders so it's been busy. A few days ago I realized that there were a lot… Continue reading “Friends” Guest Stars

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Dolled Up Oktoberfest Painted Steins

Make your Oktoberfest party unique by serving your beer in hand-painted beer steins! Supplies Glass beer steinsFolkArt multi-surface acrylic paintDetail paint brushesPrinted Oktoberfest imagesPainter’s tape Instructions Print out your images to the size needed to fit your stein.Use painter’s tape to secure the image inside your stein. Outline your image with a darker colour and… Continue reading Dolled Up Oktoberfest Painted Steins

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Top 10 Favorite Tools & Tips for Interior Painting

Wooster's Brush R054 Sherlock Extension Pole (2-4 ft) for a paint roller was given to me as a gift from my father-in-law about 20 years ago when he was helping me paint my living room in our first home. I'm vertically challenged, so after watching me climb a step ladder to roll paint on the… Continue reading Top 10 Favorite Tools & Tips for Interior Painting

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Alice in Wonderland Clay Pot Person Garden Decor

Materials 1, 6" terracotta pot (head)2, 8" terracotta pots (body)12, 3" terracotta pots (arms)10, 4.5" terracotta pots (legs)Acrylic paint in an assortment of coloursAcrylic paint brushes in a variety of sizes*Outdoor Mod PodgeVarathane spray sealer16 gauge wirefoam for spacerswashers or bolts large enough to keep wire from going through drainage holeswirecuttersE6000 glue *Outdoor Mod Podge… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland Clay Pot Person Garden Decor

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“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYsBDmqJfjQ I loves me a good sign. Inspirational, funny, bossy.... You hang it and I'll read it. Owning my own business, I know that a sign isn't usually hung until someone has committed an offense more than once, so I am often transfixed by some of the signs I see as I ponder the future… Continue reading “Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?”

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Introduction to Paint Pouring

  I’m in love with painting and I completely understand the appeal of “Paint Nights” because most likely you’re surrounded by other beginners who love to drink wine and have a few laughs, even at their own expense. We’ve seen a couple of paint pouring parties advertised and, since it was a technique new to… Continue reading Introduction to Paint Pouring