Creating A Pretty Place to Paint – Part 1

I’ve been struggling to make myself spend time in my basement ‘studio’ and not having much luck. It’s become a chaotic jumble of too much stuff! And I don’t enjoy being stuck in the middle of it. So I’ve decided to take over our 3rd bedroom, that has evolved into…

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December 2018 – Little Christmas Ginger

Little Christmas Ginger … by Elisabetta DeMaria Baby ginger in fuzzy knitted pajamas and night cap is admiring her  Christmas tree ornaments. The design is painted with DecoArt Americana Acrylics, Dazzling Metallics, and Extreme Sheen Metallics on a surface of your choice.  The drawing is approx. 6″x8″ but can be…

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December 2018 – Winter Brunch

Winter Brunch … by Sharon Chinn Mr. Snowman is providing a winter berry brunch to his feathered friends. The design is painted with DecoArt Americana Acrylics on an 11″ tombstone plaque purchased from CDWood.com.  I’ve painted it with acrylic washes to give it a watercolor style.  Stenciled snowflakes and lettering…

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Simple Sign Ornaments ePattern – Pattern Shop / Self-Service Library

Simple Sign Ornaments by Sharon Chinn 3 simple sign ornaments of Santa, Snowman, and Reindeer bordered with checks and a rustic frame painted with DecoArt Americana Acrylics.  These were some little chalkboard ornaments I had in my stash.  You can recreate these using a 3″x4″ rectangle of wood and painting…

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Warm Winter Blessings ePattern – Pattern Shop / Self-Service Library

Warm Winter Blessings by Sharon Chinn Snowman standing in the snowy woods admiring the tiny Christmas tree with the redbirds.  This is painted on an IKEA lazy susan using DecoArt Traditions Acrylics. The pattern includes a conversion chart to DecoArt Americana Acrylics. Supply list, line drawing, photos, and step-by-step instructions…

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