Farmhouse Home Decor

How To Make Foam Board Look Like Wood

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

  I created this faux wood round sign using a Dollar Tree foam board.I love the way this sign turned out it was exactly what I wanted and it was a lot easier working with the foam board than wood..  WATCH THE VIDEO FOR THE FULL TUTORIAL STEP 1. I used this large bowl from my kitchen to trace a circle onto the foam board.   STEP 2. I cut around the circle to make the foam board easier to work with because my work table just wasn't large enough. After cutting the board down I used a razor blade...

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How to Make Carrots Using Buttons

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

HOW TO MAKE CARROTS USING BUTTONS! I love the way this adorable button carrot turned out! And the best part is...it was FREE! I used items out of my stash to create this tier tray carrot.  Step 1. I used a piece of thread and feed the thread thru the buttonholes to secure them. I started with the smallest button at the bottom and worked my way up to the largest button. This gave them a carrot shape. Step 2. Once I was finished stringing the buttons I took them outside and spray painted them with orange spray paint and...

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How to Make a Tier Tray Fabric Carrot

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

  I love how these 4 Tier Tray mini carrots Decor turned out. I used items I already had in my stash, so that's the best part of this tier tray DIY...NO COST! In this tutorial I will show you how to make these 4 tier tray carrots using items you already have around your home. How to Make A Fabric Carrot Step 1.  I created this template so I could cut out the carrot. I used a piece of carbon paper to trace the outline of the carrot onto the cardboard. I put a Dollar Tree cutting mat under...

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Spring Beaded Garland DIY Tutorial with Colorful Stained Beads

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

I absolutely LOVE wood bead garland. I wanted to create a bead garland for my Spring Tier Tray. So I grabbed 2 sizes of bead, some paint and got started. I think this garland turned out so rustic and sweet.   Step 1. Staining the Beads Instead of painting the 14 mm beads, I thought I would try a paint water mix to stain them.To make the stain I used water and 5 different Spring colors: Yellow, Purple, Pink, Green, and Blue. I thought these colors would look amazing and Spring-like strung together. I poured water into 5 plastic cups and...

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Farmhouse Pendant Light DIY

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

I finally found this round metal basket at Dollar Tree and knew exactly what I wanted to do with it.I also had this pendant light sitting in my stash since July. I picked it up on a trip to Goodwill thinking I can do something cool with this.   WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW FOR THE FULL TUTORIAL.   Step 1. I took the shade off of the light and placed the end in the center of the basket. I traced around the end and then cut the wires out so I could attach the end of the light to the...

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