Holiday Stenciling using Martha Stewart Paints by Plaid

November 16, 2011

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Happy Wednesday!  I've had such a busy week, but am excited to share with you how I embellished the placemats that I made and blogged about yesterday.  After realizing that I was in need of new placemats for the upcoming Holidays, instead of buying them I made my own.  Why buy when you can DIY?  That's my motto! Here is a quick peak at how they turned out, but you have to keep reading to see how I made them and the products that I used. I was one of the lucky bloggers chosen to try out the Martha Stewart crafts and stencils by Plaid.  This is everything that I received...  From … [Read more...]

DIY: Drop Cloth Placements with Decorative Top Stitch

November 15, 2011

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The Holidays are right around the corner and as I've been finalizing the table decor for Thanksgiving and getting ready for Christmas, I realized that I didn't have any placemats that were festive or unstained (from past Holiday gatherings).  I was just about to head to the store, when I remembered I had purchased a new package of drop clothes the week before.  Why waste the time of spending money and venturing through the crowded stores, when I could just make what I was envisioning?! If you've been a follower of mine for a while, YOU KNOW that I love drop cloth material!  Have you … [Read more...]