Um, excuse me!? First of all, where did you hear about S&M…???!!! Second, it is NOT an S&M pumpkin… It’s a Punk-In. Some black paint, leather, studs and safety pins are all you need to add a punk edge to your Halloween decor. Actually, it doesn’t feel as punk as it does sort of Edward […]
Scary Places chalkboard Halloween globe (huh….?)
OK, yes…. chalkboard globes have been done. I’ve seen a couple of them that are inspirational. (Can’t remember exactly where… so sorry..) So when I found a globe for 50 cents and Halloween is just around the corner, I knew exactly what I wanted to do to it. I wanted to map some of the […]
My 3 favorite words: “You Were Right” (the great media cabinet victory.)
OK. I forgot to show you something that I did last summer. And I’m really surprised I didn’t show you this earlier, because it was one of those decorating things that my husband told me I couldn’t do…. but I bugged him and bugged him until finally decided that this was not the hill he […]
Update an ugly 70s table with metallic paint and glaze. A guest post from the Sisters Of The Wild West.
Give an ugly 70’s table an update with metallic paint with the Sisters of the Wild West. We are so excited to be guest blogging here at The V Spot! HI!! We are Amy and Emily. We absolutely LOVE treasure hunting and finding awesome pieces of furniture that we can restore or bring back to life, […]
How to make a Vintage Lake Sign
Our friends, Jeff & Tanya, invited us to share a lake house with them last month. We had an absolute blast! I wanted to do a bit more than just write a thank you note. Jeff & Tanya have a beautiful back yard BBQ area and they have lots of vintage signs out there too. […]
Boring seaweed turned into coral? It could happen…
If you’ve been following along with me over the past week, you know I’ve been on a coral kick. And dough. A dough/coral kick. I made white coral, red coral, I even made starfish. Out of dough. But long before I busted out the dough, I busted out the acrylic paint. This seaweed is […]
Coastal Craft: easy DIY starfish made from salt dough.
A few weeks ago, Craftberry Bush did a tutorial on how she made a cute garland out of clay starfish. Super cute. The other day when I was making my faux coral out of dough, I remembered her tutorial and used up some extra dough to make a couple of starfish. Lucy left her “sea […]
Red Faux (“Daux”) Coral – Easy coastal decor made from salt dough.
Red coral is all over the place these days. Last week I made some faux coral using a basic dough of salt and flour. While I was doing that, I also made up a few pieces to make it look like red coral. So here is a fun DIY for fake red coral you can […]
Faux Coral (“daux” coral… same difference.) How to make coral out of dough.
I love the look of summer decor using coral and shells. image credit image credit […]
Yes, you can spray paint tissue paper.
As I mentioned yesterday, the economy is messing with my Mother’s Day Brunch… which is a big deal around here. I change up the theme and color scheme from year to year, and this time, I am going with turquoise and apple green, with pops of tangerine. I knew I wanted to make tissue paper […]
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