St. Patrick’s Day clipart, invites, pins, and an Irish Blessing

Cue the bagpipes. Let’s get ready for St. Patrick’s Day! Visit my Etsy shop for printable coloring pages: downloadable clipart: and invitation borders: Order St. Patrick’s Day flair in my Zazzle shop! Create an Irish Blessing sign with this free downloadable pdf and transfer tips.

Some of my favorite Fall projects…

Happy Thanksgiving! My Fall mantle has become a mini gallery of some of my favorite Fall projects: sunflowers, Fall leaf, watercolor and ink leaves and the “give Thanks” Thanksgiving sign. I think tomorrow I need to start on some Winter/Christmas projects! Enjoy your day with family and friends! Eileen

I’m thankful I finished this project!

I finally got around to finishing this. I started it back in the summer, when I painted the background for two signs. One sign became my “beach lover” sign, which I finished over a month ago. For this sign, I wasn’t sure what to do with it, what words to paint on it – Fall harvest? WithContinue reading “I’m thankful I finished this project!”

Beach Lover Wooden Sign

I bought a piece of wood and had it cut into pieces at the hardware store. Using acrylic paints – teal and white – I added streaks of both and blended them, to get achieve a beachy, sun bleached look. I set up the lettering on the computer and outlined it. Last time around IContinue reading “Beach Lover Wooden Sign”

Painting Wooden Signs

Finally, I’m tackling a wood project! I’ve been interested in painting on wood, and creating handmade signs. It was surprisingly easy to walk in to Ace, pick out wood and ask them to cut it. And cheap! I pulled out the hand sander, which made me feel like a pro, and gave the wood a lightContinue reading “Painting Wooden Signs”

Creating stencils for lettering a canvas

I finished adding the lettering to my cabana stripes canvas! I played with the layout on the computer: Then I figured out the sizing of the letters and printed them on cover stock. Using an exacto knife, I cut out the letters. When there was a shape inside a letter I left a thin connectingContinue reading “Creating stencils for lettering a canvas”

Irish Blessing pdf download and Citrasolv transfer info.

Download the Irish blessing pdf here: maytheroad and the mirror image here: maytheroadmirror. Visit my Etsy shop for printable coloring pages: downloadable clipart: and invitation borders: Order St. Patrick’s Day flair in my Zazzle shop! When I read about Citrasolv on a blog, I was very excited. The idea that I could design anything I wanted on the computerContinue reading “Irish Blessing pdf download and Citrasolv transfer info.”