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Baby Sleeping Moon Door Hanger by Lorrie McCullers

By | CREATIVE Team, Home Decor, How To, Lorrie McCullers, Metal Accent, Metal Decoration, Metal Motif, Painted Metal Craft, U-Paint Gallery | No Comments

Let everyone know that your sweet baby is sleeping with a door hanger featuring the beautiful “Quarter Moon” from U-Paint® Metal Crafts. Supplies: Quarter Moon (available in the Sun and Moon Kit) by U-Paint® Metal Crafts Nuvo® Embellishment Mousse by Tonic Studios® in Orange Blush (812N) and Old Navy (816N) Nuvo® Pure Sheen Glitter  in Gold (703N) by Tonic Studios® Nuvo® Large (204N) Glue Pen by Tonic Studios® QuickGrip™ by Beacon® Adhesive Wooden door hanger Letter stickers Self-adhesive metal embellishments or rhinestones Paper towels Foam brush Instructions: Clean Quarter Moon with denatured alcohol and paper towels to remove metal dust and oils. Paint…

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Picture Frame Re-Imagined by Laura Brewer

By | CREATIVE Team, DIY Gifts, Home Decor, How To, Laura Brewer, Metal Accent, Metal Decoration, Metal Ornament, Metal Stamp, Painted Metal Craft, U-Paint Gallery | One Comment

I recently purchased this picture frame and then set it aside because I knew that I wanted to change it up a bit…but just wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do. Looking through my collection of miscellaneous metal pieces, a few pieces from the Ornaments & Crests Kit by U-Paint® Metal Crafts caught my eye. These pieces fit perfectly on my frame. In fact, when I laid a few of the metal pieces on the frame, it was difficult to choose a favorite. And I saw that I could simply glue one of the metal pieces to the frame…as it…

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Framed Seahorse By Cathy Norton

By | Cathy Norton, CREATIVE Team, DIY Gifts, Home Decor, How To, Metal Accent, Metal Decor, Metal Decoration, Metal Motif, Metal Stamp, Metal Stamping, Painted Metal Craft, U-Paint Gallery | One Comment

Create serenity with the beauty of a framed Seahorse from U-Paint® Metal Crafts with your favorite decorative paper. Supplies: Seahorse by U-Paint® Metal Crafts Rustic square frame with some depth (8”x 8”) Decorative sea life paper (8”x 8”) A few dimensional adhesive foam dots A plastic lid or plate to accommodate the Seahorse Table salt Matte acrylic spray sealer Paper towels Instructions: Clean the Seahorse with hot soapy water to remove protective oils. Do not dry. Place the wet Seahorse onto the plastic lid or plate. Cover the Seahorse with table salt. Set the Seahorse aside for several days to…

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Shell Box By Cathy Norton

By | Cathy Norton, CREATIVE Team, DIY Gifts, Home Decor, How To, Jewelry, Metal Accent, Metal Decor, Metal Decoration, Metal Motif, Metal Ornament, Metal Stamp, Metal Stamping, Painted Metal Craft, pearl, U-Paint Gallery | One Comment

Sally sells seashells by the seashore. I can say that, but typing it was a different story! You try it! Supplies: Classical Ornaments-Classic Shell by U-Paint®Metal Crafts Metal Box (5-1/2”x 4”x 2”) Americana® Acrylic Paints by DecoArt® Snow (Titanium) White (DA01) Desert Sand (DA077) Coral Shell (DA316) Americana® Gel Stains – Walnut (DS29) by DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Purpose™ Sealer by DecoArt® Power-Tac™ Contact Adhesive by Beacon® One freshwater pearl – 8mm-10mm 4 Large faux pearls – approximately ¾” in diameter Two 1” Craft Brushes Paper towels Instructions for Classic Shell: Clean Classic Shell with hot soapy water to remove protective oils….

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Collectable Bookmark Letter Press Cards by Michele Emerson-Roberts

By | Bookmarks, Cards, Michele Emerson-Roberts | No Comments

My older sister is an avid reader and a many times published author. It is not unusual for her to be reading several books at a time. When I saw the beautiful collectable bookmarks from the U-Paint® Metal Crafts  I knew they would make a perfect birthday gift for her. Deciding which ones to give to her was the hard part. Before sending them to her I thought it would be fun to do something “creative” with them. Supplies: One (1) each U-Paint® Metal Crafts Collectable Bookmarks: CB_129 Eggs & Dart/Ovals CB_131 Classic Wave CB_132 Greek Key CB_133 Greek Wave…

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Peace Dove Ornament by Laura Brewer

By | CREATIVE Team, DIY Gifts, Holiday, Home Decor, Laura Brewer, Painted Metal Craft, U-Paint Gallery | One Comment

The Dove of Peace by U-Paint® Metal Crafts is such a beautiful and detailed metal piece. Doves are so graceful and gentle looking…no wonder doves are a universal symbol of peace throughout the world. The Damask Stencil by Joggles seemed the perfect pattern to use as a background. And the Nuvo® Embellishment Mousse by Tonic Studios…wowza! The mousse is so easy to work with and dries to such a gorgeous metallic! I hope you enjoy creating this holiday project as much as I have… Supplies: Dove of Peace by U-Paint® Metal Crafts 4”x8” piece of wood (I used 3/8” thick…

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Dragonfly Canvas by Heidi Blankenship

By | CREATIVE Team, DIY Gifts, Heidi Ramsey Blankenship, Home Decor | One Comment

Hello everyone!  Heidi, here today.  I don’t know what it is about dragonflies but I have always loved them.  To me they are like a mystical little creature, fluttering by in the summertime sky.  I wanted to create a home decor piece with the Dragonfly and I love how it turned out!  It will make a great addition to my studio. Supplies: Dragonfly by U-Paint® Metal Crafts 6″ x 9″ Flora & Fronds #12 Stencil/Mask Combo by Joggles Americana® Acrylic Paint  by DecoArt® Snow (Titanium) White Blue Chiffon Sea Breeze Foliage Green Irish Moss Prussian Blue Peacock Teal Brilliant Purple…

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Holiday Horn Christmas Wreath by Michele Emerson-Roberts

By | CREATIVE Team, DIY Gifts, Holiday, Home Decor, Michele Emerson-Roberts | 4 Comments

It is never too early to start creating all those handmade Christmas gifts and July is the perfect month to stay indoors, get out of the heat and dream of a white Christmas! My favorite niece just graduated with a Master’s degree in music, so creating a Christmas gift for her using some of the wonderful U-Paint® Metal Crafts Holiday Horns was a perfect project! Supplies: Three Holiday Horns by U-Paint® Metal Crafts Americana® Multi-Purpose™ Sealer (DAS13) Matte by DecoArt® One 16” burgundy/green preserved eucalyptus wreath Three to four yards  of ¾” cream/gold metallic-edge ribbon Twenty-two (22) gauge silver wire Container…

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Giraffe Switch Plate Cover By Cathy Norton

By | Cathy Norton, CREATIVE Team, DIY Gifts, Home Decor, How To, Metal Accent, Metal Decor, Metal Decoration, Metal Figure, Metal Motif, Painted Metal Craft, U-Paint Gallery | 3 Comments

The giraffe is the tallest living animal on earth. It generally roams the range in sex-segregated herds. The male giraffe uses its neck as a weapon in battle. The female giraffe protects only its own calf in a nursery herd. Supplies: Giraffe by U-Paint®Metal Crafts One Standard Single Size Unfinished Wood Switch Plate Cover Americana® Acrylic Paints by DecoArt® Snow (Titanium) White (DA01) Terra Cotta (DA062) Lamp (Ebony) Black (DA067) Espresso (DA271) Terra Coral (DA286) Power-Tac™ Contact Adhesive by Beacon® Americana® Multi-Purpose™ Sealer by DecoArt® Three Craft Brushes (1”, ¼”, and a detailed brush) Paper towels Instructions: Clean Giraffe with…

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