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

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...

Take a Look at the NEW Birdsong Mould

When IOD released their eight new moulds I knew that the first one I wanted to play with was the Birdsong mould.  I just love the images!  I honestly roamed through the house looking for something I could put it on!  Then I found this watering can.  I bought it at...

Using IOD Moulds

One of the great things about the Iron Orchid Designs decor products is that they allow for so much versatility!  That’s so true for their moulds.  I mean,  you can make Christmas ornaments, and fall decorations and furniture embellishments with one simple mould...