Category: DIY

Rose Gold Acrylic Paint for Airbrushing
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by on 11/25/201811/26/2018

Rose Gold Acrylic Paint for Airbrushing

I had a bunch of these jars so I decided to use them to test rose gold acrylic paint in my airbrush gun. I tested three brands. DecoArt, FolkArt and Craftsmart. I tested them over different color bases because it makes the rose gold shades different. I did a clear, black, white and silver. My...

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Silver Spray Paint Colors
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by on 07/02/201807/29/2018

Silver Spray Paint Colors

Time for some silver spray paint! I have my gold, copper and rose gold paint posts so now we need silver! This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours. See how I roll. Left to right top row: Rustoleum Silver, Krylon...

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4 Ways to Protect Glitter From Shedding on Craft Projects
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by on 06/14/201807/29/2018

4 Ways to Protect Glitter From Shedding on Craft Projects

Here are some ways to prevent glitter shedding on your craft projects! Reality is, some glitter will still shed even with coating, its the nature of the glitter beast! haha These options below work well on the shedding if applied properly. I have a DIY Glitter Tutorial with tips if you want to check it...

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Latex Painted Mason Jars for Valentine’s Day
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by on 01/01/201707/06/2018

Latex Painted Mason Jars for Valentine’s Day

These are vintage mason jars I painted for Valentine’s Day using latex paint. The vintage jars are my favorite! I sold these sets. I almost wanted to keep them All! But… I’m already over flowing with mason jars, literally! LOL. I did these jars as a test projects with latex paint. I used Valspars test...

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Copper Spray Paint Colors
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by on 11/21/201607/06/2018

Copper Spray Paint Colors

Ok time for copper spray paint colors! Some of these colors were in my Rose Gold Spray Paint post but needs its own home, so many copper colors out there! 🙂 This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours. See how...

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My 100 Year Old File Cabinet Makeover
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by on 11/08/201607/06/2018

My 100 Year Old File Cabinet Makeover

Ive been searching for a file cabinet and I just dont like ones at the stores, cheaply made, cheesy looking, etc. Also not cheap for what I think is ‘junk’… I randomly search Craig’s List for fun finds… Score, I find this vintage file cabinet for $100! Its a 100 years old and was made...

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Mason Jar Pallet Bar
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by on 11/08/201607/07/2018

Mason Jar Pallet Bar

Right now I still apartment live so my space is limited. Being the mason jar-DIY-pallet lover… I made a mason jar pallet bar that fit perfect for my space. My space is small in this part of my place so it was hard to shoot! haha I did some sanding then painted. I didn’t make...

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Rubber Spray Paint: Plasti Dip
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by on 10/31/201607/07/2018

Rubber Spray Paint: Plasti Dip

This is a whole new kind of spray paint! Well, its not new, but ‘new’. How did I land on Plasti Dip? Let me tell you a tale of rims… This is going to be a Long post so buckle up and browse the ride. Im going to ‘expose’ myself, more than my usual comfort...

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Pallet Jewelry Wall Rack
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by on 10/16/201607/07/2018

Pallet Jewelry Wall Rack

Ok I do other projects beside mason jars… haha. Oh yes pallet projects! A pile sitting in my back yard… Even though I have this pile I still hunt them! LOL I came across this one someone cut in half. Score! This post contains affiliate links. As you can see the one piece is crooked...

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25 Spray Painting Tips
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by on 01/05/201607/07/2018

25 Spray Painting Tips

I wrote this post some time ago, it was included with my Best Gold Spray Paint. Ive decided to move it into its own post. That post is a beast and needs its own spot! ha ha. I had no idea when posting that it would be my most popular post! LOL. I guess gold...

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Business Branded Mason Jars
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by on 12/29/201507/07/2018

Business Branded Mason Jars

I made these mason jars as a custom order for a Christmas gift. They own a local biker bar The Happy Valley Inn. Their daughter came to me because ya know, your parents have Everything, what do you give them? LOL. She had me make some fun jars for the bar. You can check out...

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Gold Leaf Mason Jar Candle
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by on 12/17/201507/06/2018

Gold Leaf Mason Jar Candle

If any of you visit regularly you’ll see I’ll try anything with a mason jar! LOL. Today its gold leaf. Well, its more of a mix with copper. Its was flaked. I was cleaning out my old makeup kit and found a bag of it. I used it back in the day when I did...

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Glitter Light Bulb Ornament
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by on 11/24/201507/06/2018

Glitter Light Bulb Ornament

Many moons ago I had a photo studio and I had these lights I used for my makeup mirror. I did lots of boudoir-glamour with hair and makeup back then. This is an after renovation shot. You can see the lighting with the round bulbs. I still have these lights and bulbs kicking around! LOL....

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Rust-Oleum Metallic Spray Paints
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by on 11/14/201507/06/2018

Rust-Oleum Metallic Spray Paints

I haven’t tried all the colors just yet but have used a bunch when I sold mason jars on the internet. I’ll keep updating this post as I try more colors. Update: I added more colors below. 11/6/2016 Rust-Oleum Metallic is a shimmer type finish and very smooth. Im going to list the colors in...

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Paw Painted Dog Treat Mason Jar
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by on 11/04/201507/07/2018

Paw Painted Dog Treat Mason Jar

A fun dog treat jar I made for my brat Chaweenie… Hes a snugly little lover but a pain in my rear sometimes! LOL This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours. See how I roll. 😉 I spray painted with...

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More Baseball Mason Jars
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by on 06/17/201507/06/2018

More Baseball Mason Jars

I had a customer see this old baseball painted mason jar post and wanted baseball jars for their baseball themed wedding. I bet their wedding will be so fun! This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours. See how I roll....

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Planter Makeover with Spray Paint & Stain
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by on 05/13/201507/06/2018

Planter Makeover with Spray Paint & Stain

My mom used to make ceramics when I was growing up, she made this canister set back in 1979. Sheesh.. did I just date myself? Ha ha! Anyways this is the only piece that has survived. I found stuck in the basement covered in dust doing some clean out! It was going in the trash...

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Printable Mason Jar Gift Wrap
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by on 04/05/201507/06/2018

Printable Mason Jar Gift Wrap

Check out this super cute printable mason jar pattern paper gift wrap or gift bags! Or heck color and frame it, its so darn cute! I came across it over at The Country Chic Cottage. The paper is by Jen Goode’s at 100 Directions. I made some gift bags to put the Easter mason jars...

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Rose Gold Spray Paint
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by on 04/02/201511/26/2018

Rose Gold Spray Paint

Lets talk rose gold spray paint colors! I also show some acrylics. I have bits of copper/rose gold mixed in with my gray, white and aqua-teal colors in my home. This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours. See how I...

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Krylon Chalk Finish Paint
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by on 03/31/201507/06/2018

Krylon Chalk Finish Paint

Some goodies about Krylon Chalky Finish spray paint. Oh yes, chalky spray paint! Hallelujah, right?! Let me say, with the colors Ive tried, Krylon did well. Im kind of a Krylon ‘hater’. Their Masters formulas anyways… This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the...

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Watermelon Mason Jar Tutorial
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by on 02/24/201507/17/2018

Watermelon Mason Jar Tutorial

I have a collection of fruit painted mason jars… Today is a watermelon painted mason jar! Are you ready to make a a watermelon jar or? You could do this on a pot or the like. This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the...

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St Patrick’s Day Mason Jars and DIY Shamrock Garland
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by on 02/03/201507/06/2018

St Patrick’s Day Mason Jars and DIY Shamrock Garland

I have some St Patrick’s Day themed mason jars shades of green & gold/ivory and I wanted to update the listing picture for it. Update: At the time I sold painted mason jars. Now I blog them and sometimes do a special request. I may go back to selling them when I move and have...

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DIY Glitter Mason Jar Tutorial
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by on 01/22/201507/29/2018

DIY Glitter Mason Jar Tutorial

Who doesn’t love glitter? Well, its a love hate thing because its messy! Ha ha. Glitter mason jars or adding glitter to a frame, a nic nac, burned out candle jar, wood, and so much more is pretty easy. 🙂 There are many existing tutorials but, here is my experience with glitter and mason jars!...

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