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Burlap Sunflower Wreathe

I’ve been wanting to make a Burlap Sunflower Wreathe for some time now. I finally decided it was time so I grabbed all the supplies I’ve had for awhile and gave it a go. Like most things I do it’s spur of the moment and when I feel it’s the right time.

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Serving Tray

My mother told me about my sister looking for a serving tray. Naturally, I said I could make one. And my me… I meant my husband and I. So I double checked with my husband for the go ahead. I texted my sister and asked what style she was looking for and what color, etc.

how to build a serving tray

My husband has been enjoying being able to do some woodworking. I came up with the measurements and the design and let him assemble everything. We use wood glue and clamps to secure the wood together. He then sanded everything smooth.

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Our Family Hand Painted Portraits Wood Slice

Oh em gee….. like really. Sometimes I surprise myself. I attempt things often and get frustrated and think why do I bother. But that doesn’t stop me from trying again. I wanted to try my hand at painting some family portraits. I have seen some of these online before so I wanted to give this style a try.

sketch family portrait on wood slice

First I sketched out what I wanted on the wood and the placement of everything. Then I had to go in with my super tiny paint brush and fill in the shapes with the different colors.

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Kristy Hand Painted Gnome Wood Ornaments

So I wanted to create a custom ornament for my aunt. I asked her what she would like. She asked if I could paint my gnomes on the ornament. What a great idea I thought! Of course I was gonna give that a try. These Gnome Wood Ornaments turned out super cute!!

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