Tag: wood

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Sugar Skull Painting on Wood, Inspired by Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos is coming up, which puts sugar skulls on the brain. (Yes, pun intended.) In this tutorial, I show you how to paint a sugar…

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Wood Slices

It may seem obvious to those of you who follow my posts on Art Supply Guide that I have this love of painting on wood. The surface is…

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Valentine’s Crafts

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to mean spending tons of money on expensive gifts. We all know that some of the most special and cherished gifts are those made…

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Laser Cut Wood Frames and Plaques

Oh the dozens of project ideas that came rushing to my mind when I entered my local Michaels arts and crafts store and saw, not one, but two…

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Wood Plaques

Wood plaques provide so many project possibilities. They can be used as a functional piece or as a painting. With the finished routed edge, they have the look…

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Rustoleum Ultra 2X Coverage Spray Paint

For those of you who follow my art tutorials, you may have noticed that when I am using a spray paint for a project, my go to brand…

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Chevron Fall Sign

This tutorial shows you how to take a simple 2 ft piece of shelf board and turn it into a beautiful fall themed sign just in time for…

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Tombstone Tutorial

If you want to create some large Halloween decorations on a budget, this is one tutorial for you! This low cost way to build a tombstone tutorial teaches…

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Outdoor Halloween Decor

Many people enjoy displaying large holiday decor outside in their yards, porches or in their homes. I had a family friend ask me to build a few of…

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Boo Halloween Sign

There is something very convenient about having a big box of plywood scraps lying about. I have been using these wood scraps for so many decorative sign projects…

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Pop Art Tutorial

I wanted to create a food themed art piece to go on a large wall space in my kitchen. Anyone who knows my husband knows that he is a…

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Print Carving

Printing and stamping are everlasting art forms. They’ve been around for ages, and they aren’t leaving anytime soon. Did you know that you can turn your artwork into a…

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Assemblage Art Tutorial: A Semi-Steampunk 3D Collage

Assemblage artists combine found objects to create a layered, three-dimensional collage. Assemblage (pronounced “ah-sem-blahj”) is a cross between scrapbooking and sculpture. The found objects used in assemblage art are…

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Upcycled Art: Unicorn Head Mounted on a Wood Plaque

Thrift stores, resale shops, and garage sales: these places are prime treasure-hunting grounds for an artist! I love to collect odd trinkets and doodads for my projects. I…

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Pub-Style Table Tutorial: Build It Yourself

Learn how to build your own pub-style table out of a few old wooden pallets and some 2x4s. My table is simple, but it has proven to be very…