PREVIEW – Coming in December! WINTER BRUNCH

  I’m checking in to make sure you know I hadn’t forgotten you even though you haven’t heard from me so far this month!  I’m working on this new pattern for one of the December projects in my pattern club.  I’ve been experimenting with my new iPad and the Apple…

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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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Winter Thyme Snowman ePattern – Pattern Shop / Self-Service Library

Winter Thyme Snowman Heart by Sharon Chinn Joyous snowman with Christmas tree, redbird, and birdhouse surrounded by snowflakes.  This design is painted on a primitive heart (available from CreativeArtsLifestyle.com).  It’s painted in DecoArt Traditions Acrylics, but the pattern includes a conversion chart to DecoArt Americana Acrylics. Supply list, line drawing,…

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November 2018 – Woodland Winter Raccoon

Woodland Winter Raccoon … by Sharon Chinn Cute furry raccoon in fuzzy winter hat and scarf with stenciled border of twigs & leaves, and sponge dauber berries. The design is painted with DecoArt Americana Acrylics on a 13″ wood grained charger purchased from Michaels.  I’ve also included smaller drawings sized…

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DecoArt Paint Pouring 101 – Simple with DecoArt Pouring Medium & Clear Pouring Topcoat

Have you tried DecoArt’s products to make acrylic pouring simple and easy? Just mix the Pouring Medium with your acrylic paint and you are ready to start pouring. To finish, use DecoArt’s Pouring Topcoat to create a glossy smooth finish.  For more info on how to use these products…

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Star Spangled Snowman Couple – Video Tutorial and ePattern – Individually Purchased

Star Spangled Snowman Couple Video Tutorial & ePattern by Sharon Chinn Paint this Mr. & Mrs. Snowman couple in DecoArt Traditions or Americana acrylics on an 6″ star or your choice of surface.  Learn how to paint a watercolor effect background.  Apply easy textured stars using a stencil and paintable texture paste.  Simple…

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How to save a PDF to your iPad or iPhone to View or Print Later in Apple Books

I’m always getting questions about saving PDF ePatterns to an iPad or iPhone.  I found this helpful article on the apple site explaining just how to do this! Apple Books (previously iBook) https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205751

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November 2018 – Reach for the Stars – Snowman Apron

Reach for the Stars – Snowman Apron … by Mila Marchetti So many little snowman designs on this apron.  Paint it as shown on a denim apron or use the individual designs on other projects for the holidays such as ornaments, plaques, signs, boxes, pillows, sweatshirt, tea towels, etc. The…

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