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...]

How to Make a Happy Harvest Deco Mesh Wreath with Hand Painted Sign || Step by Step Video Tutorial

Hi crafty friends ~ you've asked for it so here is how I make my deco mesh wreaths from putting on the mesh, ribbon, bow and hanger on top, and hand painting the sign too ~ Tracy style. :)   Supplies: 14 inch wire wreath formpine stems(to make your own work wreath check out my How To video here)orange meshyellow meshbrown jute mesh4 different ribbonschip board signpaintcrackle … [Read more...]

Product Review ~ Edna Buddy Bag from Totally-Tiffany

Hi everyone ~ welcome back to my blog.  Today I am excited to share another product review from my friends over at Totally-Tiffany.com.  The Edna Buddy Bag is perfect for storing ribbons, stickles, pens, ink pads and more. In the video I will share the bag, insert of the bag and give you my honest opinion.  Oh yeah I will also show you how I chose to use it in my craft room and giving you a … [Read more...]

Happy Fall Y’all Polka-Dot Burlap Wreath

Oh the joys of Fall crafting.  I am definitely in full swing over here in my craft room.  It is my therapy and makes me so Happy! Do you know that the idea for this wreath spun from my love of this brown polka-dotted ribbon?! Crazy - but true! When I ordered this brown polka-dotted ribbon from Craft Outlet I had intentions of using it for bow accents for some burlap footballs I was painting. … [Read more...]

Tootsie Pop Broom Stick {Halloween Treats}

I love treat holders and especially when I can make them look extra cute. These little witch's brooms have a hidden treat under the bristles -- a tootsie pop. So fun! I first saw this idea on a YouTube video of one of my favorite crafters and was inspired to create these for myself.   She used a brown coffee filter to create a "broom" but I only had white coffee filters -- I used brown … [Read more...]

Product Review – Desk Maid 4-Piece Organizer by Totally-Tiffany

Hi everyone! Today I am super excited to be sharing a product review for the Desk Maid 4-Piece Organizer Set by Totally-Tiffany.com.  I receive requests every once in a while but only review products that I can use in my home and feel my readers and followers can benefit from.  View my full disclosure here. This set is ready to use straight out of the boxes with no pieces to put together … [Read more...]

Back to School Crafty Ideas for Pre-School and Elementary Classrooms + Teachers

Hi everyone ~ back to school, teacher crafts and classroom crafts have ALWAYS been one of my favorite crafts to make.  I have a good collection of ideas I'd like to share with you.  Just click on the button below to see my ideas I've created over the years.  Pin it on Pinterest to share with your friends and save for future use. Hugs, Tracy … [Read more...]

Watermelon Welcome Board ~ Paint with Me Step by Step Video!

Hi there ~ Happy Summertime 2016! In this video I will share how I paint a watermelon board decor board. I love the primitive country style of decorating and this definitely suits my fancy. The checkerboard border is so simple to create. I share many tips in the video of shading, hand painting letters and more.   Watch video below or view on YouTube Here!   Would you like … [Read more...]

4th of July Link Party

Hello and welcome to another FUN link party. What's a link party? Well, simple if you have a blog with any kind of 4th of July craft, home decor, recipe, kids fun activity then I invite you to share it below.   An InLinkz Link-up … [Read more...]

America Blocks Decor || Using Recycled Cricut Cartridge Boxes

Hello everyone and welcome!  I am back with yet ANOTHER recycled project using cricut cartridge boxes.  I totally love crafting with these nice sturdy boxes.  I will be super sad when I don't have any more to craft with BUT that is okay because that will be awhile. I designed everything very simple.  This is definitely a project that can be changed to suit your needs and … [Read more...]