5 Simple Steps to Use Resin In IOD Moulds

The new IOD moulds came in last week!  I was so excited I wanted to use resin in IOD moulds to cast some snowflakes and had a resin FAIL. SERIOUSLY.  I just wasn’t paying attention. Why do I always make it harder than it has to be?  Which made me think that...

Four Easy Steps to Paint a Barn Quilt

Ever get something new and you just can’t wait to play with it??  I’m like a kid at Christmas.  Seriously! So I just got in some AMAZING pattern books by Baker Nest that walks you through, step by step, to paint a barn quilt! Let me share the process.  I...

An Unbelievable Mid Century Makeover

Ever have a piece resist your efforts every step of the way?  Yeah,  this one didn’t want to go down without a fight!  This is the story of a tired mid century desk and the MULTIPLE efforts it took to bring her new life. Meet Mid Century.  She was old and worn...

How to Paint Hardware

As much as I love painting furniture, it’s the hardware that can make or break the look.  Sometimes the hardware is perfect and all it needs is a good cleaning.  Sometimes it’s all wrong (or some is missing) and I end up replacing it. (D. Lawless Hardware...

5 Steps to a Pretty Porch Sign

Today, let’s make a quick, adorable porch sign!  First, round up your supplies: one 12″ x 6′ pine board spray shellac 2″ craft brush Beeswax block Fusion Chocolate paint Fusion Casement paint IOD Market transfer your choice of IOD floral...