Refreshments - Silhouette Template
It's been a while since I've provided some how-to posts, and my mind is brimming with them and my notebook has pages of them - the challenge is I'm still trying to keep my house clean because it is on the market to be sold. Have you ever tried to keep a craft room clean and clutter free? Let me tell you, it is NOT POSSIBLE!
So, I've had to cut back my craftiness to stuff I can quickly and easily put away/hide and I've had to remove my sewing station and cabinetry to make the room look huge - um hello - those were work-stations! For now, I'm limited to drawing, painting and silhouette crafts for a while and started the Etsy store (packing station is at Mom's house).
Enough whining :) Staging a house can be a bit of fun.
My favorite part of the house is our back porch. In the South, I get to use it about 10 months out of the year (sometimes I sit back there in jeans, sweatshirt and blanket to read. It is just peaceful. So, as part of my staging, I'm encouraging people to go onto the back porch for refreshments.
Another view of our back porch.
This picture I just liked...(it's what I used)
The tin started out Silver and white. My real-estate agent said that Silver draws the eyes sometimes a bit too much and takes the focus away from other attributes. So I spray painted it black and then took Chalk Paint on the outside of the tin (I wanted to look like you could write on it).
I used my brown Silhouette Vinyl (I don't have a lot of need for brown so it's my go-to throw-away stuff :) ), then using the Silhouette Transfer tape rather easily transitioned it to the chalk paint. Then using acrylic paints and the Silhouette template I put together, painted the word "Refreshments" on it.
Here is the final result.
I hope my little post sparks an idea!
Feel free to download the Template I put together - it's ready to print and cut, use transfer tap and you are good to go!
It's hard to believe that nearly two years ago I left my job as a Project Manager in a high stress, high paying job to become what I ...
I focus on art that will benefit animals. I donate 10% of profits to animal rescue groups that I'm working with and I provide custom dry brush oil paintings to honor working dogs and their owners (K9s, Military Working Dogs, Therapy animals, Equine therapy animals, Contract Working Dogs, Search and Rescue Dogs etc).
My new website is www.ArtFurPaws.com.
Feel free to follow me!!
This year we decided to have colored lights on the tree, and because of this one change I needed to make some decorating changes - the gold ...
HOW SUPER COOL ARE THESE!!! This is probably one of the easiest crafts I've done and I even got the kids involved. Check out how t...
Someone in our family doesn't always wipe and flush; the Elf is siding with Mom and Dad by giving a friendly reminder. Tyler is p...
Summer is here! My kids are super active outside (LilMan is apparently a bug hunter). Well sometimes it just gets too hot outside and whi...
I was suppose to go to a Christmas Cookie Exchange party the other day but I got tied up preparing for a big family event. Family first. :...
This drawing helps teach kids about perspective and disappearing point. It will be easy for a 10-year-old, but challenging for ages 7 ...
This post is a bit different from most of my DIY posts, but in a way it follows the "Do it Yourselfer" mentality. This post...
After blogging for 4 years, I've recently taken a break to reflect on why I blog and shift back to what really mattered to me because...
I've teamed up with the Greater Huntsville Humane Society with the purpose of bringing more attention to pets who have been with GHHS fo...
So I Quit, Am I JUST a SAHM? This post is not about the kids, crafts etc., and more about me and maybe even you. I have been in the work...
- ► 2016 (36)
- ► 2015 (34)
- ► 2014 (52)
- ▼ 2013 (23)
- ► 2012 (45)