Holiday Decorations: DIY Gold Leaf Trees

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Add some sparkle to your holiday decorations with these super simple DIY gold leaf trees.  Am I allowed to use simple and gold leaf in the same sentence?  When you see how I made these you will agree. Supplies needed to make your own gold leaf tree holiday decorations: Gold Metallic Leaves (it took 11 packages to make the two trees) Durafoam 9.85 inch Cone Durafoam 5.9 inch Cone Hot Glue Gun Scissors or Wire Cutters I told you it {Read More}

Holiday Paper Tree Decorations

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I save leftover scraps of wrapping paper, scrapbooking paper, fabric etc.  I just can’t let pretty paper go to waste.  This project is great for all those small scraps of paper you may have saved or you could upcycle an old ripped gift bag.  Any type of pretty paper would work perfect for this Christmas paper tree decor! Supplies needed to make your own paper tree decorations: Paper Mache Cones (I used 10.63 x 4 inches and 7 x 3 inches) {Read More}

Christmas Star Canvas (And How to Paint Perfect Stripes!)

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This is a quick holiday project, but more than that I wanted to share with you a technique on how to paint perfect stripes. You do not need fancy expensive tape or tools. I have used this process to paint walls in my home, and it is always fool-proof. I will show you how with this star Christmas canvas. Here are the supplies you will need to paint your own Christmas canvas (and get practice on painting those stripes!) Pre-stretched {Read More}

Mini Canvas Bonus Project – Place Card Holders

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Sometimes you might see an “art” supply and pass it by because you may not consider yourself an “ARTIST”. Lots of art supplies can be used every day by every day people to great effect. Like these mini canvas place card holders.   SUPPLIES:   Darice Mini Canvas 2.5in x 3.5in Item #980-25×35 Darice Mini Easel Studio 71 Acrylic Paint Set Premium Artist Brush Set Stickers of your choice Rubber stamp of your choice embossing stamp pad embossing powder Stencil {Read More}