Saturday, May 27, 2017

DIY USA Sign



Supplies:
One 10"x20" White Box Sign
Three 4"x5" Canvases
Vinyl Words USA Letters
DecoArt Vintage Effects Wash, Blue

Instructions:
Stain the white box sign with DecoArt Vintage Effects Blue Wash and wipe off excess.
Apply the vinyl pieces to each canvas.
Glue the canvas pieces to the blue box.



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Friday, May 26, 2017

How To Create Land Of The Free Wall Art

The Land of the Free, because of the Brave! Now more than ever, the words are appropriate - not just for Memorial Day, but for every day. There is so much going on in the world and our armed forces are out there protecting us.


Create your patriotic wall art and display it proudly.

Supplies:
Unfinished 12"x12" Unfinished Wood Box
MDF Wood Star, 8" Large
Stars and Blue Scrapbook Paper
Land of the Free Vinyl
DecoArt Vintage Effects Wash, Berry Red
DecoArt Vintage Effects Wash, White
Unfinished Wood Frame, 4"x4"
Mod Podge
E6000


Instructions:
Brush the 12x12" wood box with the red wash stain, then wipe off excess to give your desired color.
Next paint the star and small frame with the white stain.
While that is drying, cut the blue star scrapbook paper to fit the inside dimensions of the box.
Glue the paper to the box using Mod Podge.
Apply vinyl to the star by burnishing firmly and peeling the backing away.
Glue the star to the top of the red box with E6000.
Add a photo to the frame and either glue it in the box or attach with velcro for easy removal.


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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Memorial Day Sale in Bonney Lake



Memorial Day weekend starts tomorrow and we are celebrating with a coupon that is good through Monday.  Enjoy a one time use of our 40% Off of one regular priced item coupon valid Friday May 26th through Monday May 29th. Please note the exclusions since not all items are included.
We have some wonderful patriotic and Americana craft project that you can make this weekend and display for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day. Stop in to our Bonney Lake store to see our latest ideas.






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253-862-6822


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Fun Memorial Day Activities


Check out our Facebook Win It Wednesday Giveaway, - it is perfect for Memorial Day weekend! We have combined the very popular spinners with the trending rock painting craft.  You can win one patriotic themed spinner, one metallic blue spinner, plus red, white and blue Sharpie oil based paint pens and one bag of decorator rocks. Our oil based Sharpie pens are perfect for the rock painting that is so popular right now. This prize retails for over $30.00. 

Paint a Patriotic Rock with Sharpie Oil Pens

To participate in our May 24, 2017 Win It Wednesday Facebook giveaway, COMMENT and LIKE this week's post! Feel free to SHARE if you wish. (This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.)
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The winner will be announced on Thursday May 25, 2017. The winner must claim this prize by contacting our Marketing Coordinator, Anita at 253-862-6822 ext. 123 and will have 14 days to pick up this prize in our Bonney Lake, Wa store before it is considered void. Please be prepared to show identification.




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253-862-6822
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#BonneyLake  #Rockpainting  #Fidgetspinners 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Rock Painting Fun In Bonney Lake


People all over are the country are painting rocks and then leaving them around town, in parks, on trails, in public buildings and downtown streets. The community of Bonney Lake has caught the rock painting craze and we have seen rocks left outside of Ben's Espresso and even in our store. We have joined the fun and will be leaving our own painted rocks in the community.



Check out the Bonney Lake Rocks! Facebook group for local involvement.


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Monday, May 22, 2017

Make A BatDad Sign




Supplies:
Unfinished MDF Wood Bat
Oval Unfinished Wood Plaque
Personally Yours Stencil Letters
Black, Yellow and White Acrylic Paint
E6000 Adhesive

Instructions:
Paint the bat with black acrylic paint.
Paint the oval with yellow acrylic paint and set aside to dry.
Stencil letters to the bat with white paint and allow to dry.
Glue the bat to oval plaque with E6000.


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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Are You A Spinner?




Have you heard about Spinners? They are a wildly popular activity that is taking schools (and some offices) by storm!  They come in different colors, some are glow in the dark, some are metallic and others have patterns. Now we have some that come with a case.

They are great for fidgeters, and can occupy kids as they travel this summer.


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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Make A Father-Daughter Frame




Supplies:
One 12x12" White Pallet
Two 5x5" Unfinished Frames
Daughter's First Love Vinyl
Brown Acrylic Paint
Velcro Sticky Back

Instructions:
Paint the 5x5 frames with brown paint and allow to dry.
Apply the vinyl words to the white pallet.
Apply the sticky back velcro to the back of the frames and the front of the pallet.
Add photos to the frames.
Stick the frames to the pallet and your project is finished.

Friday, May 19, 2017

DIY Graduation Card Basket



This wood basket is the perfect container for a graduation party table. The cards will fit nicely in one spot and add to the table decor.

Supplies:
Unfinished Wood Basket
Gold Acrylic Paint
Red Acrylic Paint
School Themed Scrapbook Paper
Multi Medium Gloss

Instructions:
Paint the inside of the basket with the gold acrylic paint and set aside to dry.
Now paint the handle and outside of the basket with the red paint. Allow to dry.
Cut Scrapbook paper to fit the handle and front of the basket.
Glue on page with the Multi Medium Gloss. Allow to dry.



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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Create A Bonney Lake Panthers Sign



Do you have a senior who is graduating this year? Graduation is just around the corner! Make a Bonney Lake High School sign for graduation party decor.



Supplies:
Bonney Lake High School School Sign
Craftwood Chalkboard Pennants
Black Spray Paint
Turquoise Printed Scrapbook Paper
Turquoise, Pink and White Acrylic Paint
Silver Number Stickers
Hot Glue Gun
Mod Podge

Instructions:
Paint the wood sign with black spray paint and allow to dry.
Cut paper into triangles to fit the chalkboard banner pieces.
Using Mod Podge, glue the paper to the triangles and allow to dry.
Paint the Bonney Lake High School letters with turquoise paint.
Paint the eyes, teeth and whiskers with white paint.
Paint turqouise in the middle of the eyes, then add a dot of black for the pupils.
Paint the ear and the nose with pink paint.
Using a very small tip paint brush, add white paint to the letters for highlights.
Add the silver numbers to the banner, then string them on the jute piece.
Hot glue the ends to the back of the sign.

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