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    MINI-BLOG: Let’s talk paint! My thoughts and opinions.

    Happy Monday y’all! Today we are going to talk paint; what brands I have used, when I prefer to use them, and what my favorites are. First is Craft Smart from Michaels! Craft Smart is pretty good for the price. It has decent coverage and dries pretty quickly, which is a plus! It is a decent brand. Another brand that is very similar to Craft Smart is Anita’s. Anita’s is available at Hobby Lobby and it’s properties are comparable to Craft Smart’s. Next up is FolkArt. FolkArt has pretty good coverage. It is a little bit thicker than I like for normal crafting, but can be good when I need…

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    Wood Cutout Inspiration: how to craft with them and decorate with them in your home!

    Hi everybody! On Monday, August 16th we are launching Mystery Wood Cutouts Boxes, and since people that order one will be receiving a box with many types of cutouts inside, what better time to create a post with some crafting inspiration for you all! Throughout this post we will be focusing on how you can use our wood cutouts in crafts and to decorate your home or even make gifts for people- possibilities are endless! Keep reading for some great tips and ideas to use with your wood cutouts and crafts! Pictured above, we have two different inspiration-collages, one for big wood cutouts, and one for smaller wood cutouts! Keep…

  • DIY Decor & More Box

    DIY Decor & More Box – Buffalo Check Box

    I’m so excited you got one of the DIY Decor and More Boxes!!! Below you will find the supplies you will want to have on hand, the video instructions and inspiration photos for styling your items! If you found this in internet land and you did not get this box, make sure you are following Kristy’s Craft Room on Facebook to know when the next box will be coming out! Supplies you will want on have on hand to DIY Paint (I used acrylic white and black) Brushes (1/2 -1 inch will work well) Mod Podge Scissors Sanding block Low temp hot glue gun and glue sticks (low temp will…

  • DIY Decor & More Box

    DIY Decor & More Box – Patriotic – 2021

    I’m so excited you got one of the DIY Decor and More Boxes!!! Below you will find the supplies you will want to have on hand, the video instructions and inspiration photos for styling your items! If you found this in internet land and you did not get this box, make sure you are following Kristy’s Craft Room on Facebook to know when the next box will be coming out! Supplies you will want on have on hand to DIY Paint (I used Ceramcoat brand fire red, white and ultra blue) Brushes (1/2 -1 inch will work well) Mod Podge Scissors Sanding block Hot glue and glue gun (low temp…

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    Our Craft Tool Essentials!

    Hi y’all, I hope you are having a great day! Today I thought I’d highlight some our craft tool essentials – the tools we use that make our crafting 10x easier and our crafts look 10x better!!! This post will contain not only information on why we love these products so much, but the referral links so you can find them easily yourself! All you need to do is click on the highlighted/underlined link and it will take you right to the product, it’s that easy! The first essential I’d like to highlight is my Surebonder Cordless High-Temp hot glue gun! When I tell you this glue gun is amazing,…

  • DIY Christmas,  DIY for Your Home,  Home Decor,  Uncategorized

    The ultimate last minute Amazon shopping list for the crafter in your life!

    We all have those last minute gift buyers in your life! Well, I’m here to help you if you are struggling to find the perfect gift for the crafter or DIY lover in your life. If your the crafter, share this to your loved ones who never know what to get you. This post includes referral links to help you find the exact items I’m telling you about. Simply click on the tan words and it will take you over to Amazon to see all the details of each item. My first must have item is a good hot glue gun. I have this one, the Surebonder CL-800F 60-Watt Cordless…

  • Farmhouse Decor,  Home Decor,  Patriotic Decor

    Farmhouse Freedom Sign & Free Printable – Use this free printable and construction lath to make a large patriotic sign!

    I found this construction lath at Home Depot and wanted to try using it to make a sign base! I was hopeful it would work! I’m happy to report it not only worked, but turned out better then I had even expected! If this tutorial I will not only show you how to make the sign base, but also show you how I decorated it with the free printable I created for you! What you’ll need to make this sign. Construction lath Stapler and 1/2 inch staples (optional) Wood banner flag cutouts scrapbook paper wood beads White acrylic paint Waverly Antique wax Raffia Twine scissors Sanding block or sand paper…

  • Home Decor,  Summer Decor

    When Life Gives You Lemons…Add Sugar – Free printable download and craft tutorial!

    I’m loving how this Lemon wall-hanging turned out. I will show you how to create your own in this tutorial. I’ve also included the free download for the “When life gives you lemons…Add sugar” templet to make it easy for you! What you will need Mason Jar Sign from Dollar Tree Lemon wedge from Dollar General Scrapbook paper Disposable aluminum cookie sheet Ribbon Twine Acrylic paint (white, gray. black) Waverly Antiquing Wax Paint brush Mod Podge Scissors Hot glue gun and glue sticks Printer Sanding block The first thing you will do is remove your original hanger and sand off the glitter surface with a sanding block. You will now…

  • Home Decor,  Spring Decor

    Easy Jumbo “INSPIRE” Wall Hanging – Free printable letter templets included!

    I am so over the moon for my new office sign!! I can’t wait to get my office finished so I can hang it!! this will definitely be a focal point of my office!! I chose the word inspire because it fits for what I do. My goal is to inspire others! I included the free printables for this word, but you can create your sign with any word you choose! What I used Scrap wood (2 pieces, 8 x 48 inches each) Scrap wood braces ( 3 pics 2 x 8 inches each) Short screws (1 inch) Paint colors of your choice Scrapbook paper Mod Podge Scissors Drill The…

  • Farmhouse Decor,  Home Decor,  Uncategorized

    Farmhouse Chalkboard – Upcycle a clearance item into a beautiful chalkboard message center.

    I had so much fun transforming this decorative holiday cutting board into a beautiful farmhouse message center! In this tutorial I will show you all the steps on how to make this. I will share alternate items that can be used as well. I will also include affiliate links to help you find the items I used. What you will need to create this craft. Decorative holiday cutting board, Hobby Lobby Chalkboard paint Clothespin Mini Clothespins Twine Decorative flowers, optional tutorial links included Waverly Antique Wax, Walmart Dry rag Chalk Paint brush Scissors Hot glue gun and glue sticks First I start with prepping my board. This board was found…