Holiday Stenciling using Martha Stewart Paints by Plaid

November 16, 2011


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


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...]