Dollar Tree Paintbrush Santa Ornament || Perfect for Santa Collectors

Oh my goodness - I love Santa's! Aren't these the CUTEST?! Yes, I do say so myself!! Do you know what the base is? A PAINTBRUSH!!  I love it! You may have seen these cutie patooties on pinterest, google or maybe at a craft fair but I have my own way of putting a spin on creating cute little faces (especially santas) and I'm sharing all of my tips with you today! Supplies: paintbrush (I used … [Read more...]

Rustic Jolly Tree Deco Mesh Wreath

Hello my sweet friends!  Happy December 22nd and I hope you are all doing well. I absolutely LOVE creating wreaths with so many different types of materials.  These deco mesh wreaths are so popular right now and the ideas are absolutely endless. Supplies: 16 inch work wreath form 21 inch red poly deco mesh 10 inch jute poly mesh green paper mesh 6 inch burlap ribbons (I used 4 different … [Read more...]

How to use the Crackle Paint Technique || Tutorial with Step by Step Video

Hello my crafty friends and welcome to my blog today.  Over on my YouTube channel I've shared several wreath projects with my viewers that have a hand painted sign in the middle that has a "worn weathered look". It's so much easier to create than some think.  My viewers seem to like that look {thank you} and I was asked to share a tutorial.  So here it is. Using the crackle medium {it's more of … [Read more...]

Simple Rustic Christmas Arrangement using Dollar Tree Flowers

I love country christmas and this arrangement just screams my name.  When I ran across these burlap flowers at the Dollar Tree I knew I had to incorporate them into some sort of floral piece for my home.  So simple and pretty. Here is a video that I share how I put this sweet arrangement together.  I love doing YouTube video tutorials and hope you follow me over there on my … [Read more...]

Santa’s Magic Bubbles

Tis the season for kids class parties, neighbor gifts, office and co-worker random acts of kindness and just those people you want to give a little something to.  Here is a cute idea that I think anyone would get a kick out of . Just a few supplies and you can create a bunch of these for a few bucks. Here is a video showing you how. bubbles ~ Dollar Tree labels ~ Hobby Lobby santa … [Read more...]

{HOMESPUN Candy Canes} Home Decor & a Give-away! {CLOSED}

Hello everyone!  I am so sorry that I have been MIA here on my CCbyTracy blog but I've been busy crafting and helping at the Select Furnishings store.  We've had several events and sales going on at the store the past month but now will be settling into the holidays.  I hope I can get some crafting tutorials up here on the blog.  I've also been pretty active on my YouTube channel and would love to … [Read more...]

HO HO HO Paper Mache Christmas Handpainted Blocks

I was super excited when I found these HO HO HO paper mache blocks at Wal-Mart this year.  I understand they were around last year as well but my store did not have them until now.  Yay! Here is a video tutorial of how I painted the letters, added dots for a polka-dotted themed Christmas.  Enjoy!   … [Read more...]

🌲 #Cards4Love Christmas Cards using Print and Cut in Cricut Design Space

Hello everyone!  First of all I want to say thank you for all of the comments, responses and support I have received from my post about my grand baby CJ.  Your support is appreciated more than you know.  I also ask for your continued prayers in this journey for my family. ---- I'm back today with my other cards I created in part of the #Cards4Love event hosted by CraftbyTwo.  You may remember my … [Read more...]

{Christmas in July} Thanks “Snow Much” Card | #cards4love

Hi everyone and thanks for stopping by today for a visit. As I told you in this post here I am participating in the #cards4love event where crafters of all areas are invited to make cards for the troops and or children of St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. For the details of how you can participate and where to send your cards view this blog post here. I decided to create some thank … [Read more...]

My Primitive Country Christmas Decor 2014

Hello and welcome!  It's becoming an annual tradition to show you some peaks of my most favorite Christmas decorations.  I am a country girl at heart and love the burlap, gingham, checked, red and green colors for my decor style. I tend to decorate with the same items over the years but like to change them up a bit adding in a few new ones. … [Read more...]