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...

Easter Egg Craftin’

There’s a local legend that says that when the mesquite trees start to bud there will be no more freezing weather and spring is coming.  I noticed today the young buds on the neighborhood mesquite trees so Spring is around the corner!  That means Easter...

My Top 5 Paint Finishing Techniques

One reason I love painting furniture so much is the huge variety of looks and finishes you can get with paint.  I mean, some of the stuff that other furniture artists put out is just amazing.  That made me think about my favorite techniques, so I thought I’d...

A Garden of Beauty

This piece was the collision of the perfect piece of furniture and the perfect transfer.  I knew immediately what I wanted to do with this bombe chest when I bought it.  I didn’t know the journey would be a challenge! It needed some repair so I spent one...

Crafty Boo! and Iron on Decoupage

I love it when I have time to work on small craft projects.  It’s fun and quickly satisfying.  I saw these adorable Halloween pictures on Facebook and decided I wanted to make a few. So here’s what you’ll need if you want to try these yourself:...