Petticoat Junktion

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7 Paint Sprayer Projects Large And Small

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

You know sometimes I forget how handy my paint sprayer is! I started painting this project with a paint brush…..

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After one coat of paint it looked like this…..


Bella Vintage Marketplace | Have You Been?

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

There are a few special events I enjoy going to every year. One of them is the Bella Vintage Marketplace, formerly known as Bella Rustica. It’s held in the Nashville area ( different venue every year) and raises money for Agape. I really enjoy this market because there are a lot of vintage things….as the name implies….and the displays are always gorgeous. I go mainly to get craft/diy ideas and to drool over the displays. If I only had the design skills some of these ladies have!


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The day was hot and muggy but no rain. The venue for the marketplace this year was Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin.


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Some of the vendors were from up North. I’m assuming that’s where all the pumpkins came from. I sure haven’t seen any around here yet.


Art Project DIY Fail | Or Is It?

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

DIY Fail ?

I was so proud of myself when I painted this piece…..


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DIY Abstract Art Painting

Man, I thought I was good….artist material even. I decided producing quality art was so easy I would try it again.


DIY Fail painting before Petticoat Junktion

I bought this large painted canvas for about $3 at the thrift store. I’m doing a little redecorating in our bathroom and I thought I might create another masterpiece.


Junktion Red Special Paint Mix Formula

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Remember the special red paint mix that I named “Junktion Red”? Well, I finally remembered to slap some paint on a paint stick and take it to Home Depot so they could match the paint.

The first thing I do when I start a project is select the paint color. Some times I don’t have the perfect color so I mix my own from paint I have on hand. The only problem with that is I can’t repeat that special mix. I don’t measure anything….that would make way too much sense. So the only thing to do if I really love the color is to take a sample of the paint to Home Depot and have them match it.



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Junktion Red Special Paint Mix Formula


How To Make A Fun Chalkboard Table

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

The JTS and I finished the reclaimed table. It’s now a chalkboard table!


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It’s the perfect height for a child’s table or for a coffee table. It is a little long so not sure about the coffee table.