Let’s “stir” things up a bit today…we are going to take a peek at the secret life of the paint stick…yes…we are going to explore what this little simple wooden piece does on it’s “down time”…one thing I can tell you…it’s not just for stirring things up any more! Enjoy the 20 Paint Stick DIY Projects!
Let’s begin the freelance adventures of the paint stick with a trip to Thistlewood Farms
Leave it to Kari to create an breathtaking heirloom with some simple paint sticks…take a little trip over to visit…she gives you the complete how to!
Have you always dreamed of a cottage in the country with a pretty picket fence? Well there is no cottage here…but The Craft Monkey has made a wonderful picket fence for us that can be decorated for any occasion…so cute!
Do you love the Industrial look? Are you searching for some inexpensive accents to express your style? Well then a trip to Mamie Jane’s is in order…check out this great letter project that you can personalize is so many ways!
Everyone needs a planter…well I have my eye on this one and shhhhh… don’t tell anybody…but the plant isn’t real…now that’s the kind that I can keep green. This beautiful planter with it’s Pottery Barn style is so easy to make and the results are fabulous! Today‘s Fabulous Finds shares a full tutorial with us…you can personalize this in your favorite color/colors…add a cool paint treatment or classic stain…tons of possibilities.
Love modern art? Haven’t found the perfect piece to hang with an affordable price tag? Why not create your own masterpiece…pick your palette…paint…assemble and VIOLA…you just might be hanging in the MOMA soon : ) Salvagelove shows ALL of us a detailed pictorial tutorial…informing us on the how to’s…the directions are amazing and the results are even more amazing.
Now Kate over at Centsational Girl has added to her stunning decor this amazing Sunburst Mirror and yes…you guessed it…made from paint sticks. It’s fabulous and it can be yours for a fraction and I do mean a fraction of the price of those in the stores! Of course she gives incredible instructions…hope this tempts you to create!
I love the story behind this little beauty…drop by and read about a paint stick hoarder … her discovery in a Pottery Barn catalog and what she chose to do with the sticks instead discarding them. It look amazing…Cheltenhamh Road will guide you through it all.
I was so incredibly impressed when I visited Sweet Charli! She has mastered the fine art of the paint stick for sure…tons of easy great projects are waiting for you over at her uplifting fun blog! Here’s a little sneak peek on what youw ill find…
a family puzzle…so easy…so adorable or…
an awesome tray that you can customize with your flair…
a simply adorable frame…and there is so much more…take a trip over to Sweet Charli and ENJOY!!!!
Create an incredible backdrop that you can use at any event or party! This ombre paint stick backdrop…masterminded by pure Joy it is fun & fabulous and she shares exactly how to create one! I bet you are thinking of a million ways you can use this right now!
Enjoying the simple things is doing just that…enjoying this little work of art she created. With it’s high end appearance it makes a stunning piece for any room in the house…get the how to at this great blog!
Ruffled has created a BURST of color and an incredible mirror that would add art and style to any place it hangs! She shares a detailed tutorial with us…I love it…wouldn’t it make a wonderful clock too?
she is also the creator of…
this fabulous paint stick table runner!
Loving this lantern! You can paint your sticks in any color combination you would like…you can even personalize it further with any flair you desire…the result is awesome. a little glass box share the how to’s step by step!
Here is something that looks so cool…adds a splash of color…is so easy and quick and a perfect accent in a kids studio…art room…craft room and more. b for bonnie is the creator of this rainbow array…drop by and visit her and check out her little girls art room!
For those of you that love organization : ) have tons of jewelry and don’t have a place for it all…Infarrantlycreative has the answer for you and yes…it’s all about the altered paint stick…check out the diy on this fun project!
I know the season is over…but this was just too cute and too sweet not to share! Some simple paint sticks can turn into a little one’s special piece of art…how adorable is this…so remember later this year when the season has a bit of the ho ho ho in it…take out those paint sticks and let the kids create! Little Inspirations is a wonderful place to visit!
Now here is something that we can ALL use the paint stick for…what a great idea! It would be fun to decorate it …actually how great of a gift would this make for the crafting loving person in your life. Get a paint stick…maybe add some personal touches…wrap it with yummy trims…ribbons…threads and more…wrap in a cello back tied with a loving tag! Inspiration Ave sure has a winner with this idea!
Well there is no tutorial to this one…but I had to share it with you…one of my favorite places to get inspiration from is anthropologie…well check out their window display from last year…you guessed it…it STARS the Paint Stick! So cool and maybe it may inspire you to create your own work of art…maybe an awesome mobile…let the Jackson Pollock in your heart out and create!!!
I hope you enjoyed these wonderful projects!!!!