Tuesday, June 18, 2019

#ChalkPainted #texturecasting Room Divider Upcycle


For this project I used a product called texture casting. It's a wood based paste that you can use to stencil on designs that later dry to a raised embellishment. 


(Before) I picked this up on the FB market for $30.00
 We have a one bedroom rental condo on Okaloosa Island in Florida and there is a pull out sofa in the living room. I thought a room divider would be the perfect way to lend a little privacy to those who would be sleeping on the sofa and also keep the noise from the kitchen from hitting the sleepers. Basically, if someone gets up and needs coffee this will provide a buffer.
I've used texture casting several times in my creating and it makes for a simple way to add something unique to furniture creations. See more texture casting ideas here.
 It's an easy paste to work with and you can use a spatula or an old credit card to spread the paste across the stencil. Try and use a very thick stencil for this or create a one time use stencil from oak tag.
 I applied the design but had to wait until it dried to lay down the stencil and reapply it to cover each section entirely. This was a bit time consuming but really worth it for a project like this.


 After all the section were dry , I used Crisp Collar by Chalk Country Paint to give it a bright white finish
 Afterwards I use a dry brush to add some dark grey paint to the edges in order to help pick up the design and add a little shabby , distressed look to the divider.





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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Funtastic Friday #232

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Sherry's Pick-Peanut Butter Celebration Cake from Bird's Party Donna's Pick- Pineapple Raspberry Smoothie from Simply Blended Smoothies[/caption]

 
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Dollar Store Challenge Featured Posts



We had a great Dollar Store challenge 2 weeks ago and with over 60 bloggers linking their Dollar Store crafts as well. I'd like to highlight a few here. 



First, I'd like to showcase Erlene's Patriotic Chair Covers . These are easy , inexpensive, hence the Dollar Store theme and a perfectly colorful way to celebrate Memorial Day , Flag Day, $4th of July or show your patriotic spirit. If you NEED to make them, make sure to click on over and pin the link.



I also adored these darling little Rustic Birdhouses made by Christina at The DIY Mommy. If you have a little bird thing going like me you can easily make these for your garden or maybe even a garden room.


Click for more from the Dollar Store Challenge and check out what else you can make with #Dollarstore deals.

Keep Makin'!!!!

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Michele












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Friday, June 7, 2019

June Challenge - Fabric Bring on the Crafts Blog Hop


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Bring on the Crafts — A Craft & DIY Blog Hop

On the first Friday through Sunday of each month, a group of DIY and crafty bloggers join forces to create a fun craft or DIY project to share that follows a monthly materials theme. Together, with hosts Marie from The Inspiration Vault and Habiba from Craftify My Love, they share the #BringontheCrafts blog hop with you. June's theme is Fabric! Each blogger chooses their own craft to make as long as they love it and it uses Fabric for the project.

Our May Co-hosts

Jenny at Cookies, Coffee and Crafts Erlene at My Pinterventures • Marie at DIY Adulation • Michele at Coastal Bohemian • Beverly at Across the Blvd • Gail at Purple Hues & Me
Join in on the fun! If you'd like to participate next month, you can request to join our Bring on the Crafts Facebook Group. Next month's theme is Beads & Buttons!
Not a blogger, but a creative mind none the less!? Don't worry, Share your awesome creations in our Craft Cult Facebook Group. This is also a great place to ask craft & DIY related questions and find inspiration for your next project.

Now let's see all of those amazing Craft and DIY Projects!


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Denim Runner

Here's the denim runner I made for our bedroom dresser. I added the pocket to hold the remotes. BTW, they still get lost.
I measured the length and width of my dresser and added extra for my hairy, bohemian fringe to hang down along the sides.
I sewed on a quick and simple pocket with some added burlap and a pretty little flower. 



This piece is so me. Denim and down to earth with a little girliness. It makes me happy to see it and tuck my remotes inside the pocket. We keep this at the rental condo on Okaloosa Island so it does double duty by helping to protect the furniture.

Beyond the basic sewing here is a little video that shows how to get your fray on . Don't forget to share and leave a comment.









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Michele















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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Funtastic Friday #231

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FUNTASTIC FRIDAY #231 LINK PARTY

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Michele's favorite - Decoupaged Picture with Wrapping Paper @ My Hubbard Home
Party like it's 1776 with George Washington himself with this fun FREE Silhouette cut file!
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Healthy Breakfast Recipes to Make Ahead of Time - Easy meals that can be made ahead and frozen if you want.
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Dollar Store Challenge Link Party Rusty Metal Art #Starfish







Welcome to Coastal Bohemian and to the Dollar Store Challenge. It's a Link Party where my crafty blogger friends and I challenge ourselves to be creative with things that we purchase from the #Dollarstore #DollarTree 

Pop on over and visit the other blogs to see what they made with a small investment.

If you love to shop for items you can use for crafts at the dollar store, then this Dollar Store Link Party is for you! Along with a group of bloggers, we're hosting a party for your dollar store craft creations. It's open for two weeks and we can't wait to see your creativity!
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Using a $1.00 starfish piece I created this  piece of rusty metal art decor. Pop on over for the tutorial.




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