Tutorial Tuesday – Fabulous Fireworks

This is an easy and beautiful way to decorate your Smalltown Flats slotted doll furniture. Supplies: colored pencils, & your choice of Smalltown Flats (we used the Lovely Loveseat and then we made another one with the Booster Seat!) Start by making an asterisk * anywhere on your furniture piece with your choice of colored pencil. Next, pick a second color and expand your circle around the asterisk. … Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday – Fabulous Fireworks

Tutorial Tuesday – Woodworking with Watercolors!

This came about as a way to make these pieces look like regular wooden furniture. Basically, all you need is a ruler, a white crayon, watercolors, and your Smalltown Flats furniture of choice. Shown above is the Pair O’Chairs and Trestle Table. Step 1 – Line the ruler up on the furniture piece you are decorating, and using the white crayon, draw a straight line on either … Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday – Woodworking with Watercolors!

Tutorial Thursday – Simple Stamping

This is easy, quick, and fun! Supplies: wooden block, 2-4 elastic bands, acrylic paint (we used a tube of blue watercolor), and your Smalltown Flats furniture. We used the Smalltown Flats Cozy Couch. Wrap one elastic band around the wooden block a few times. Wrap another elastic band around the block going the opposite direction. “Ink” the stamp either by brushing the paint onto the block, or pressing the … Continue reading Tutorial Thursday – Simple Stamping

Tutorial Tuesday – Fun with Chalk Board Paint

This tutorial is so easy it’s almost embarrassing, but here it is. Get a can of Chalkboard Paint at your local paint-supply or craft store. I used Krylon Chalkboard – which is a flat black paint, found at my local Sears. They also sell it in a liquid form, so kids can actually paint it on. NOTE: Using spray paint is definitely a grown-up/outside/fresh air-kind-of-job). … Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday – Fun with Chalk Board Paint

Tutorial Tuesday – Tissue Paper Magic

I have been saving random tissue paper for a while now. If it’s totally wrinkled, I typically trash it, but I am a big believer in letting little go to waste (a product of my upbringing – thanks Mom & Dad!). My stash included tissue paper from Vineyard Vines, and it was so cute that I couldn’t bear to toss it, but realistically, it was quite wrinkled and … Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday – Tissue Paper Magic