May 1, 2013

Chevron is patter that lately you see in every design you can get, carpets, phone covers, laptops, fashion and every decorative item. So This is nothing new but you can transform a ordinary object into a beautiful design piece!

I have had this wooden tray for years; I even paint it one time bright lime green, until a few month ago that I decided to paint it with a more interesting pattern.I needed a tray to organize all of my things that I keep over my dresser. So I thought about that old tray of mine. But you can do this on whatever flat surface you can think of, a table, the front of a dresser or even a cushion.

This project took me  2 hrs.

In this case didn´t cost me anything because I had all the materials.

First you`ll need: some water based paint (in my case some leftovers I used in the past), a paintbrush, cutter, pencil, ruler and masking tape or painters tape.

First you´ll have to paint the entire tray white or any color that you´ll chose. Once you have a solid base color, you ligh...

April 28, 2013

Sometimes you see things that makes you think “I could do something cool with that”  and not always know what right-away, but you have to follow your gut. One time I was walking in the grocery store and saw this very kitchy christmas deer, very inexpensive and I follow that felling because I saw potencial in it. So i bought it and decided to see if I could remove all that glitter.

I found some inspiration online and decided to painted white like this beautiful image!

This project took me 30 minutes with out the de-glittering

 cost:  deer $2 usd  +  spray paint $3 usd

I soak the deer for like one whole day, scrubbing all the glitter and glue, layers of sticky glue.

I just had to make sure to clean up very well after I drained the water.

After a lot of cleaning this is what was underneath all that, the good thing is that i was made out of plastic otherwise it could be ruined for all the soaking. Then I paint it with a white spray paint (sorry no pic) like 4 coats in a venti...

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