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Faux Finish Painting with Chalky Paint
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 Faux Finish Painting for an Old Treasure While  searching for a wooden surface for faux finish painting, I came across an older acrylic painting I had forgotten all about. It’s a tropical rain forest scene, framed with a 4” wooden frame, seen featured in the graphic below. I thought it would work for what I had in mind, and might also be a fun addition to...

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Wind Chimes Add Twinkling Sparkle
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Wind Chimes are Fun to make For those of us who love a little bling, the garden and patio are not off limits. After all, what’s a girl to do with all those pretty beads? Ok I’m out of the closet…truth be known…I’m a beadaholic! I’ve developed a bit of a bead fetish, and wanted to make wind chimes for the patio. Where to begin? I...

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Bohemian Chic With Chalky Paint Colors
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Bohemian Chic livens up an Old Chair. When you least expect it, the creative bug bites you. In this case, I’m not sure if it’s the bug, or just the need to use what we have or get rid of it! Use it or lose it as the saying goes. This old chair has been sitting in the storage shed for years. Covered in dust...

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Re-Purposed with Chalky Paint Colors
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This Re-Purposed Dresser gets a new life with Chalky Paint Colors When you’re on the hunt to re-purpose a piece of furniture, it doesn’t get much worse than this! At one time this was a sturdy oak dresser for a child’s room. Years ago, it ended up in my husband’s garage and was used to store boat stuff. As you can see it looked...

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Copper Patina with DecoArt Chalky Paint Finish
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Copper Patina Inspires Chalky Paint Ideas The arrival of the new DecoArt Chalky Paint Finish was exciting…The first thing was trying them on something to decorate the patio outside my art studio. Ah Ha! I had the perfect project in mind. While visiting France last fall, I was  taken with the beautiful statues that adorned the old courtyards and fountains of the villages. They seemed to be...

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