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Decorative pillows are a great accent piece that is sure to make any room in your home more stylish. In home good and furniture stores there is definitely no shortage of decorative pillows, but often times those pretty pillows cost a pretty penny. Why not make your own? It’s really not that hard especially when using FolkArt painting stencils. Laura Whitlow designed these modern stenciled pillows. These are a contemporary set of pillows created with FolkArt paint and stencils. To create these for yourself find all the materials needed below, and click here for the instructions.
FolkArt ® Painting Stencils – Large – Circle City
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Forest Moss, 2 oz.
1/2″ Stencil brush
Canvas drop cloth
Pillow form or stuffing
If you’ve been looking for a new craft technique to try look no further, and hop on the photo transfer trend. Photo transferring is a hot trend in the craft/DIY field right now, and there are thousands of great projects all over the web and Pinterest displaying this technique. One project that recently caught our attention was these silhouette knobs. Karen from The Graphics Fairy, created these unique knobs using Mod Podge photo transfer medium. Have you ever seen anything like this? These knobs would make the perfect addition to any cabinet or dresser drawers in your home. To learn how to make these for yourself, click here to see Karen demonstrate step by step how to make this project. Happy crafting!
Enhance your floor with this simply cute covering made from a canvas drop cloth. Adding a mat or floor cover to a room in your home can instantly make everything become more dynamic and stylish. Mats give rooms character and can definitely lighten the vibe of the room. Laura Whitlow created this project using FolkArt paints and stencils. This is a fairly easy project that is perfect for any level crafter. Feel free to adjust the paint colors to one that will match your room. All the supplies can be found below, along with their instructions.
Welcome back from the weekend, and we are here to brighten up your Monday, by announcing a new craft giveaway. This week we’re are giving away 3 FolkArt Painting Stencils. These intricate, laser-cut designs are perfect for backgrounds, borders, focal points and so much more! Durable and reusable, these stencils even come with project ideas, how-tos and a supply list. We are giving away 3 of these stencil to 1 lucky Paint Me Plaid blog reader.
To enter this giveaway all you have to do is leave a comment below telling us what kind of project you would use these products to create. For extra entries (leave a separate comment for each):
Welcome back from the weekend. We hope you had a crafty one. To start you out this week we wanted to share with you a new project. Check out this stenciled decorative shelf. It is a beautiful wood shelf to create with stencils. Laura Whitlow designed this project using FolkArt paints and stencils. We all have shelves in our home that could use a little sprucing up. With FolkArt stencils and paints these materials can make any shelf standout. All the supplies needed are below, and to see the complete instructions click here.
During our time at the CHA Winter 2013 show we were lucky enough to have some amazing craft bloggers inside our booth. One of those bloggers was Kristen from Glitter N Glue (http://glitternglue.com/). In this video watch as Kristen creates some stylish dripped pots. Kristen made this project using Martha Stewart liquid gilding paint in gold, and Martha Stewart acrylic paint. This is a great home decor project that is sure to jazz up any room in your home. To see more crafts from Kristen visit her blog, Glitter N Glue (http://glitternglue.com/). You can view the video below or click here to watch.
Happy Friday! It’s time to announce the winner of this week’s giveaway. This week we’re are giving away an assortment of FolkArt Extreme Glitter paints (5 total), and 2 FolkArt painting stencils to 1 lucky Paint Me Plaid blog reader. The winner is…
(Winners have been contacted via email)
In case you did not win this week’s giveaway, don’t worry we will be announcing another giveaway very soon. Make sure you subscribe and check back here on Paint Me Plaid daily, so you won’t miss out for your next chance to enter a great giveaway. Have a great weekend!
Happy Friday everyone! To close out the workweek we wanted to share with you an amazing project. This project comes from Virginia of Fynes Designs. She recently took a crack crafting with Martha Stewart glass etching cream, and boy did she nail it. Check out this mirror she made. Isn’t it cool? This is a wonderful home décor project, and the best part is that it is easy to make. Don’t take our word for it, Virginia would tell you the same thing. For many crafter glass etching maybe a new concept, and one you maybe a little scared of. This weekend step out your comfort zone, and try etching. To see step by step how this project was created click here.
Check out a new video from the crafty duo Cathie and Steve. In this quick tutorial you will learn how to use some of the new Mod Podge products to create a collage pendant. Collage pendants can be used to create necklaces, charms, embellishments, and more. Cathie and Steve will take you step by step on how to create your own pendant. You can watch this video below, or click here to view. To see even more craft videos from Cathie and Steve click here. Enjoy!
Looking for a new way to spruce up an ordinary looking table? Well we have the perfect inspiration to help you get creative, and take your drab table to a fab table. The Plaid creative team created this houndstooth-patterned table. With FolkArt paints and stencils you can decorate any table in your home. It is an intermediate level craft project, so this is probably not the best project for a newbie. FolkArt stencils and paints are a crafty combination that enables any crafter to create some amazing projects. These products are great to use on home décor items. All the supplies needed for this project can be found below, and the instructions can be found here.