It’s very easy to make an object look like rust.There are various mediums one can use to create a rusty look on just about anything. On this project, I used a little bit of sand, liquid acrylic craft paint in dark grey/Payne’s grey, georgia clay (a burnt orange color), red iron oxide, green, dark brown, […]
Blog Posts from 2020 and before
I’m slowly getting back into a steady pace after a very busy April and May. There’s no place like home and no other place I would rather be. Although, home is where my heart is, I do enjoy events and visiting other places. It is always fun to meet people and learn from their life experience.For […]
I spent time in Pennsylvania this past week at the annual celebration of my nephew, Eli. He only lived 10 years, but he continues to touch hearts from heaven. The Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation is a 501c3 foundation that operates on a volunteer system and gives 100% of the funds raised towards finding a cure […]
Recently, I had the opportunity to be part of designing and painting a puppet theater/set for the Mountain Top Kids at Thomas Road Baptist Church. I always love seeing how paint transforms a room into a magical place. My friend Paula and I brainstormed ideas to fit the outdoor theme wanted for the room. The […]
I hope you all are having a wonderful week!?! I am enjoying our spring weather here in Virginia. With the Vintage Lynchburg Spring Market coming up on April 30th, I am taking advantage of the warmer days and working outdoors on furniture and decor pieces. I’ll share a few projects with you later this week.
It’s time for a giveaway! I’ll be announcing the winner on Monday (March 7, 2016) to win a small cedar shake coffee sign. My brother-n-law is remolding an old cabin and replacing the cedar shakes with new shingles/shakes. As we were taking a few of them off, he said to throw them in a pile to […]
“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” Vincent Van Gogh Creating some more rust this week using acrylic paint. I scored several large (circular) letters for just a $1.00 each at a recent sale. I knew right away, I wanted […]