SPRING Wood Blocks

I am totally in love with how my Wood Easter Blocks turned out - see those here that I made another set to spell out Spring.  These trendy blocks with messages are very popular right now....in crafting and home decorating.   I love how versatile these block sayings and phrases can be.  Depending on your supplies - the only limit is your imagination. Supplies: - mini wood plaques - … [Read more...]

Wood Easter Blocks

I am in total Spring crafting and decorating mode and have been putting my paintbrushes to work. I just love how these Easter blocks turned out. ♥ I had these wooden plaques I purchased on sale from Michael's many years ago.  Like so many years that I can't even remember.  They were on sale for like 29 cents (yes, that long ago and the sticker was still on them) and I bought a whole … [Read more...]

3 Burlap & Mesh Spring Wreaths ~ Handpainted and Cute!

Hello! Who is ready for spring? Hippity Hoppity sunshine and flowers! This girl that is who! I wanted to share some ideas of a few of the wreaths I've created recently. At this time my finished designs are exclusively offered at Select Furnishings in Brenham, Texas. I am really enjoying getting back into crafting, painting and designing and having a place where my customers and fans can buy … [Read more...]

{Handmade & Handpainted} Valentine Home Decor

Hello everyone, I know I have been absent from blogland and for this reason.... I've been creating crafts to sell for a local furnishings store that offers its customers my one of a kind designs.  It's just a small portion of the decor items they offer but gives me an outlet to create and get my "craft on" again.  Feels so good!   So with that said I may start sharing some of the items I make … [Read more...]

{Rustic Barbed Wire} Christmas Tree Decorations

I am so excited to show you these fabulous little rustic country Christmas decorations.  You may be thinking - what? wait? barbed wire decor?  Yes you read that correctly.  And.... I am super excited to share it with you! It all came about when my very talented father-in-law spent a little time in his workshop. He's retired and tries to come up with different designs using barbed wire, wood, … [Read more...]

[Wood Pumpkin Candle Holder] with Free Pattern

Back when I was doing craft shows -- the Fall/Christmas shows were definitely my favorite ones that I would attend.  For my Fall show I would almost always make painted wooden pumpkins (just like these) and would most always sell out quickly.  Shoppers love the 3D effect of adding realistic items to my wood crafts like the excelsior, homespun fabric and ivy for leaves.  As with this {free} pattern … [Read more...]

Fall Wood Pumpkins

Here is some wood pumpkins I created several years ago and thought it would be fun to share with you.  Pumpkins are not very hard to draw out -- they are basically an oval, round, or oblong shape.  I love to use 1" pine boards for my wood crafts with accents of 1/4" thin ply board.  I'm so lucky to have a handy hubby to cut all of my wood for me.  :)Lots of shading, doodling, accents and more make … [Read more...]

Teacher Wreaths & Other Hand Painted Items

Hi everyone....Here are a few painting projects that I've recently finished for several customers. Just thought I'd share a few of my other projects that I create also Thanks for stopping by. Ü … [Read more...]