Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Learn how to Quilt as You Go!

If you like to quilt or sew, you'll love this technique video by Carolina, showing you how to Quilt-as-you-go. As part of the Fairfield video design team, she's sharing how to use Farfield's Fusi-boo bamboo batting to get excellent results on your next quilt as you go project!

Check out the step-by-step, showing you how to use this simple product, and basic stitching to create a placemat, mini-quilt, or mug-rug using quilt as you go. This technique is great for other projects as well. But beware! It is addictive!


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Home Decor Projects with Minwax

A huge thank you to Minwax for supporting our hangout series this month. 


Our bloggers did a fabulous job last week making amazing home decor projects with Minwax products.  It is time now to visit their blogs, see the fabulous creations, and learn how to make each of these for your own home!
 Who knew stain could be so easy to work with and so quick?  Be sure to watch all of the videos linked above for tons of ideas and inspiration on using Minwax stains in your home.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Stained Wood Candlesticks

A huge thank you to Minwax for supporting our hangout series this month. 


Use wood pieces and Minwax Express Color stain to make fabulous stained wood candlesticks with +Carolina Moore below.  A quick and easy project that will look great in your home!  Don't love the black?  Get tons of color options with the Express Color stain!  You can have candlesticks that are seasonal or that you leave out all year.




 You can also see more of our series by following along with #woodprojectshoa on Google Plus!

Simple Fall Wood Plaque

A huge thank you to Minwax for supporting our hangout series this month. 


Are you decorating for fall?  Let +Mrs. Greene show you how to make a simple fall wood plaque below with the Wood Finishing Cloths from Minwax.  Rhonda adds letters, leaves, and ribbon to her plaque.  Follow her technique below to make your own version and add it to your home decor this season.



 You can also see more of our series by following along with #woodprojectshoa on Google Plus!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Stained Herb Boxes and Fall Crafts

A huge thank you to Minwax for supporting our hangout series this month. 


Minwax stains are being used by +Amy Buchanan to make some outdoor garden crafts in the live video below.  She is using the Wood Finishing Cloths, Express Color Stains, and Poly Shades from Minwax all in one video!  As always, Amy has an amazing eye for thrifty finds and she shows you how to make those finds amazing in just a few minutes.  


 You can also see more of our series by following along with #woodprojectshoa on Google Plus!

Scrabble Tile Pendants with Wood Stain

A huge thank you to Minwax for supporting our hangout series this month. 


Are you ready for another amazing project with wood stain?  You can make scrabble tile pendants with wood stain and the technique in the video below from +Morena Hockley .  Start with wood squares, stencils, and the Express Color stain from +MinwaxUSA .  Make one or more of these amazing necklaces for yourself or to give as gifts.


 You can also see more of our series by following along with #woodprojectshoa on Google Plus!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wood Quote Art with Stain

A huge thank you to Minwax for supporting our hangout series this month. 


Do you think that life is better at the barn?  +Jennifer Priest will show you how to make wood quote art with stain that says just that!  Or use the same technique with a quote of your choice.  Jennifer is combining Minwax Express Color Stain, Wood Finishing Cloths, paint, and wood for a gorgeous sign that will look great in your home.  Don't miss the ombre effect that Jennifer applied to her wood as well.



 You can also see more of our series by following along with #woodprojectshoa on Google Plus!