Handpainted Burlap Halloween Table Runner

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Colleen from Just Paint It shares how to create your own spooktacular Halloween table runner using burlap and some paints. Even if you’re not an artist, you don’t have to be scared away from picking up the paintbrush for this one. Colleen provides patterns and tutorials that will have you painting your own haunted house and spooky tree in no time. Colleen is one amazingly talented gal!

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Make a Splash with a Handpainted ‘Pool’ Sign

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After building a pool house last summer, Ariean from One Krieger Chick wanted to add a few decorative touches to the space. A nautical challenge gave Ariean a little nudge, and she was inspired to create a “super cute, easy, and free” pool sign using materials she had on hand. The wood is actually an old fence post that Ariean gave a beachy feel to with some light blue and white paint. I love a good repurpose!

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Inspirational Word Plaques

Angie at Thrifty Like Me found some wall plaques from Pottery Barn Kids that would be the perfect addition to her daughter’s big girl room. Of course, we know they came with a big old price tag. Angie took the thrifty route and made her own set of plaques with a board and some craft [...Read More]

Painted Octopus Canvas

The popular Lord Bodner’s Octopus Triptych has been seen everywhere from celebrity’s homes to design magazines.  And, not surprisingly, it comes with a hefty price tag.  This hand-painted knockoff version by Meg from Revamp Homegoods is just as graphically appealing, and you won’t have to sell your first born to own it! Meg was inspired [...Read More]

Rooms For Rent Sign

This piece of artwork created by Clydia at Three Mango Seeds is the perfect wall décor for a guest room. I love the quaint feel of the planked wood and distressed finish. Just like staying in a cozy bed-and-breakfast! Clydia handpainted her sign by creating her lettering on the computer and then using a pencil [...Read More]

Handpainted Theatre Sign

Deneen from Dreaming In Color loves her job making signs. While she rarely makes them for herself, she couldn’t pass up the chance to create another theatre-inspired sign for the her theatre-loving girl. Deneen hand painted the stripes and border and used a glaze to achieve an antiqued look. Wouldn’t this be perfect for adding [...Read More]

Painted Bird Dresser

Lindy at Cottage Hill had owned a bow front chest for years. She wasn’t in love with the wood look and overall found the piece pretty “blah,” making the decision to paint it an easy one. Lindy didn’t just stop at changing the color of the chest. She went all out, adding braches with craft [...Read More]

Ampersand Canvas Wall Art

Carrie from 221 Vision has been in the process of slowly redecorating her daughter’s room and finally found the perfect piece of artwork to transform an unadorned wall. Here’s the downside… The inspiration piece happened to be an ampersand canvas that was hand painted specifically for Kate Spade’s store and is not available for purchase. [...Read More]