Monday, January 17, 2022

Striped Glassware - So Easy!

Nothing makes me happier than beautiful dishes. I was the weird kid (for many reasons) who collected funky thrift store dishes in high school in preparation for my eventual fancy dinner parties.  Guess what, I still use dishes I collected in high school for my dinner parties.   I made these for a fun outdoor summer gathering and WOW do they look fun on the table.  A little dollar store glassware and some glass paints and you've got a gorgeous table setting!  Since we eat 3 times a day (well, more like 5 for me) I say why not use dishes that make you happy?!  Now get out there and Make Your Mark!

I bought an old record player for this project and it makes the most beautifuls stripes 
on everything from plates to bowls!
Mix ALL the colors!
Experiment on a piece of paper first to find out what works for you.

Watch how to make them here or watch the video (and many more) on my YouTube channel

I used DecoArt Glass Paint for this project:

I only want to eat sherbet on these dishes!
Stripe it RICH, baby!

Monday, January 10, 2022

Big Button Bracelet DIY

I LOVE big buttons - and I cannot lie!  I see bags of them at the thrift store and end up buying them, even though there are no plans for them other than to fill my button jars and to make me happy.  Fact is, I don't care because they really do make me happy.  Today we're covering some larger buttons with some of my favorite images to make this funky charm bracelet.  I'm sure you have a ton of images that float your boat so why not give this a try!  Hey, even photos of your family could be fun!  
Now get out there and Make Your Mark!
Frida, Debbie, Loteria...Just some of my favorite images!
Get off your BUTTon and make something cute!
Everything I used for this project:
DecoArt Americana Decoupage Matte: 1" Circular Punch: DecoArt Triple Thick Gloss Glaze: John Bead Chains and Findings : Jump Rings - Link to images I used:
Watch how to make this funky charm bracelet here or 
watch it on my YouTube channel here:

Make a little noise when you walk into a room and get yourself noticed!

Almost any chain will do!
Don't sit on your BUTTons....Make something with them!