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Tuesday, September 6, 2011
I didn't do a tutorial for these because it is so simple!
Another item we go through a lot of at my house is Laundry Detergent. I did try the home made laundry detergent, but for my smelly athletic boys, I didn't feel like it was cutting it so we went back to our trusted brand.
The shelf on my computer desk looks much better. Organized with cute boxes! And another nearly free project. I already had everything on hand.
Note: I also covered the inside to keep stray laundry detergent from coming out onto the items in the box.
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Thursday, September 1, 2011
I love all the vintage/skeleton key art out there, but I didn't have any keys. I know that you can find them and they aren't too expensive but FREE is even better.
If you would like to make your own Faux Vintage Key Art here is what you will need.....
- Acrylic Paints in Red, Orange, black and gold
- X-Acto Knife
- Thin Cardboard box (cereal, cracker, I used a swiffer refill box).
- Picture frame
Paint the key plate black.
With red and orange on your brush, brush and pounce on your paint randomly continue until you have a rusty looking key plate or the desired look you would like mixing some of the paints together for more rusty colors. When you have the look you like, set aside to dry. When dry refold your folds if necessary.
On the keys on the rounds on the key fold your box down on the top and bottom so the round part stands above the rest of the key.
Mix salt in with your gold paint, not too much you want your paint to still be runny but enough to add some dimension.
Paint your key gold and the pounce some of the black on top.