Want to get your little girls involved and in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit? Well create this St. Patrick’s Day Ruffled Shirt. This shirt was created by Brook from, Being Brook. We first found this adorable project over on one of craft friend’s blog, Infarrantly Creative. Some of the supplies Brook used to make this included, t-shirt fabric, freezer paper, and Martha Stewart craft paints. This is a great shirt for your little one to wear on St. Patrick’s Day. Pair this long top with some jazzy leggings, and you will have one cute outfit.
Mod Podge is a staple brand of ours here at Plaid, but you know there is someone new learning about Mod Podge everyday. If you are one of these people just discovering Mod Podge for the first time, check out these wonderfully creative ways to use Mod Podge. All of these crafts were found on, Apartment Therapy.
Make your own magnetic matchbooks using Mod Podge
Use Mod Podge to cover your light switches
A Mod Podge clipboard
Mod Podge is so versatile. I mean this is a product that can be used on several different types of craft projects. The options are limitless with just how creative you can be when using Mod Podge. Take these tile coasters for instance. I recently stumbled across this cute DIY project, and immediately fell in love with it. This is a very simple project to recreate, and you can use several different types of paper designs to decorate your tiles with. Coasters are such a necessity in any home. I love this type of re-purposed project, because it allows you easily take some ordinary and turn it into some extrodinary. To learn step by step on how to create this project click, here.
Yesterday we shared with you an interview we did with Laura, the owner of Rethunk Junk. Laura re-purposes old pieces furniture. Click here to see her article. I am just so amazed with how creative people can get with old pieces of furniture. Today I wanted to share another fabulous re-do I found online. This dresser that was re-purposed using fabric Mod Podge. How cool is that? This dresser was only $10. I found this project on, BeingBrook. To learn more about how this dresser was re-purposed click here. Have you recently re-purposed a piece of furniture? If so leave us a comment below, and let us know what you did.
I am not sure what the temperature is like where you are, but this winter here in Atlanta has been weird. One day it’s 60 degrees, and then the next day drops to 30 degrees. Crazy right?! I am so anxious for spring but until then I still need to make sure I have accessories to keep warm. One of my favorite winter accessories are scarves. In case you are looking for a way to design you own scarf this winter, you should try out Plaid’s Simply Screen DIY Kit. With this kit you can create a screen print in minutes. The scarf above was made by Jacinda, over on Prudent Baby. To see how she made this design click here. The Simply Screen DIY Kit is available at Hobby Lobby, and Plaid Online.
Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is coming soon. It will be here before you know it. I know you are probably just beginning to take down your Christmas decorations, and recuperate from the holidays. Valentine’s Day is most likely not on your mind yet, but we wanted to get you in the mood and share some adorable projects you can create. Hopefully with this advance notice, you can get started early this year on your Valentine’s Day crafts. If you are looking for a less traditional Valentine’s craft to make, try this Valentine’s Plate Trio. These personalized plates make a great statement piece on Valentine’s Day! This project was created by, Jane Chandler. You will not need many supplies to create this. The main product used is Mod Podge Matte. Click here to learn how to make this chic Valentine’s Day project.
It’s hump day, and day 3 of Simply Screen week here on Paint Me Plaid. In case you missed some of this week’s earlier Simply Screen projects click here to see them. Today we are sharing this Read Bag project that was created by Charlie, author of the craft blog, Attempting Aloha. Charlie used the Simply Screen DIY Kit to create this project. What a great message to select, to use on this bag. Reading is not only an important skill to have, but also reading is fun and a great way to learn new things daily. Seeing this bag makes me want to head to Barnes and Noble immediately Click here to see how Charlie made this eco-friendly, and stylish bag.
Recently a blog friend of ours, Brittany, over at Pretty Hand Girl created this adorable snowflake gift set. She created this gift set using some stencils from the Martha Stewart craft line, and the Martha Stewart DIY roller top bottle. I love coffee so I immediately fell in love with this craft project. This would be a great gift to make for your co-workers, or friends. Click here to see how Brittany made this great holiday themed craft. In case you are unable to find the tumbler at they store mentioned in their post, I have also seen these available at TJ Maxx and Ross for around $5.
OMG! Isn’t this soo cute? When I first saw this project I was so pleasantly surprised. This is such a unique idea, that I have never seen done before. This project was created by Heather. Her blog is called, Twenty Something. Heather used several products from the new Martha Stewart craft line to create this peace rug. I absolutely love this welcome mat. What a wonderful way to spread some holiday cheer, as soon as people approach your door. To see how Heather created this peace rug click here. Have you ever painted a rug before?