Learn how to age galvanized metal to create that beautiful aged patina look with just bathroom cleaner, sunlight and a little bit of baking soda! Do you love the look of aged galvanized metal? I just love the look and I’ve discovered the best way to age galvanized metal to get that perfect farmhouse look! I first tried this technique a few years ago when
Learn how to stencil a galvanized pail using an SVG file, your Cricut and paint to create a French flower market inspired stenciled pail. I’m sure you’ve seen the beautiful aged patina on these French flower market inspired pails. I just fell in love with the look of them and decided to create my own. There’s something almost nostalgic about the look of patina. Often
Make these Anthropologie inspired DIY Dowel Rod Frames and display your child’s artwork, vintage illustrations, posters, family pictures and more! For Valentine’s Day this year, we received two beautiful hand prints from our twin granddaughters. I wanted to find a way to display them besides just hanging on the side of the fridge with a magnet. How to Make Dowel Rod Frames These frames are
Learn how to sew this easy zipper pouch with lining and flat bottom. Once you know how, you can easily sew up 1 or 100 zipper pouches in no time! This past February, I showed you how to create an embroidery pattern using an image file from The Summery Umbrella. Well, I used that embroidered design to create a zipper pouch with lining and flat
Learn how to make a reverse canvas sign or wall art using an artist canvas, some paint or stain, heat transfer vinyl, an SVG design and your Cricut! In preparation for my grandson’s visit, I wanted to make some wall art that my daughter could hang or display in his nursery. When I saw the “dream big be brave” SVG file from The Summery Umbrella,
Don’t pay for cross stitch patterns when you can find so many beautiful and free cross stitch patterns for free from DMC and Country Living Magazine! I was admiring the latest free cross stitch pattern in my March 2019 digital issue of Country Living Magazine when I realized that maybe you weren’t aware that there are so many free sources for cross-stitch patterns available online.
Learn how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dishcloth using the moss stitch. The moss stitch creates a beautiful woven almost basket weave type pattern. Months and months ago now, I shared with you how to crochet the moss stitch. Then back in January, I shared with you how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dish Towel using the moss stitch. And, finally, today, I’m sharing with
Add a touch of glam to your home decor as you follow along with this DIY tutorial to create beautiful waterproof painted glass, glassware and more! Ever since I shared the idea of how to spray paint a glass vase, I’ve really been wanting to find a way to paint the inside of the vase and have it be waterproof. Because, wouldn’t it be lovely
Learn how to create an embroidery pattern using an image. This Always Stay Humble and Kind image is perfect for learning how to create an embroidery pattern Hello, dear readers! Today, I’m over on The Summery Umbrella sharing a tutorial on how to create an embroidery pattern using an image. I chose to use the beautiful Always Stay Humble and Kind artwork that was hand-drawn
If you’re considering renovating your kitchen with butcher block countertops, you may be wondering where to find quality butcher block countertops for less. We’ve been working on renovating our entire house for what seems like forever. So far, we’ve completely renovated our bathroom, three bedrooms, hallway, living room, dining room and kitchen. Well, we’re still working on our kitchen, but it’s 90% complete. By far,
Learn how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dish Towel using the moss stitch. The moss stitch creates a beautiful woven almost basket weave type pattern. Do you remember that I had previously shared with you how to crochet the moss stitch? I love the woven pattern this stitch creates! As you may recall, this stitch is also called the linen stitch or the granite stitch.
Learn to create printable Valentine’s Day cards using PNG files and Avery’s Design & Print Online! Say I love you with beautiful customizable cards! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You can quickly learn how to create printable Valentine’s Day cards with PNG files from The Summery Umbrella and Avery Design & Print Online. Hi, dear readers! Happy New Year! Today, you’ll find me