How to paint a ceramic tray

Hello gorgeous,

 

Welcome back to my blog!!! I hope you guys had an amazing beginning of the week!!! Today I was cleaning and organizing my arts and crafts closet and I found a ceramic tray. I remembered that got it free at the thrift store like 2 years ago. So finally, I decided to paint it!!! I want it in white and use it to use it in my kitchen. I didn’t want to spend money to make this project, I used what I already have here in my home. And it was super easy!!! 😉 (Sorry I didn’t took a picture of how it was before I paint it)

 

 

What you will need?

 

– Acrylic white paint ( I used Anita’s All Purpose Acrylic)

– Paint brushes (2)

– Mod Podge Matte

– Some kind of paper to protect the surface that you are using ( I used a piece of a drawing paper roll)

 

 

First, I cleaned and dryer it. Then I start painting it with acrylic paint in White.

 

 

 

 

 

This was with only 1 coat.

 

 

 

 

 

So I gave it 3 coats and let it dry. When it was completely dry, I started to seal it with the mod podge (matte).

 

 

 

 

I used the other brush to seal it and I let it dry for about 1 hour. I put it in a save place, that my kids weren’t going to ruin it 😊. And this is how it turn out!!! 💜💜💜

 

 

 

And this is how the tray look at my kitchen!!!

 

 

 

 

I love how it looks in the window of the kitchen. This is an idea of what you can put in the tray, but there are so many things you can decorate it with, like candles, products that you use in the kitchen ( for cleaning), hand lotion for when you finish doing the dishes you can moisturize your hands, etc…

 

 

I hope you guys enjoy this project and see you soon!!!

 

💜Abby💜

 

Sea canvas decoration

DIY Sea canvas decoration

Hi gorgeous,

The other day we went to target and I found this amazing shark’s shower curtains and I fall in love with them. I had decorated my kids bathroom with the Ninja Turtles and Hello Kitty themes, but this time I wanted something different. So, we decided to decorate the bathroom with the colors: sky blue, navy blue, and white as our color palette. 

I was looking one of the walls of the bathroom and I thought “this wall need something”. So I decided to make diy decorations. I was looking through my crafts materials and I found two canvas, paints, vinyls and others materials. I love been creative!!! I made something simple and really easy to make. My kids love it!!!

 

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To make this super easy decoration, you will need:

 

 

 

So first, I mixed the two acrylic paints together to make the color that I wanted to use. Then I paint the canvas complete and making sure I paint all the borders, too. I did two coat on both.

 

 

While they were getting dry I started making the letters, number, boats and animals using the Cricut Expression.  I used these two cartridge to make them:

 

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They are so cute!!! My baby boy likes sharks but in the cartridges that I have, they didn’t had images of sharks. So we decided to use octopus, whales, fishes and boats. I include the words “Sea” and the number 3 (because I have three amazing kids). I also, did a seahorse using a metallic marker in the shade “Gold” and I outlined the word “Sea”, too. I love how it turned out. Here you can have a best look of this awesome/fun creation! 

 

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I hope you guys like it and have a lot fun with your little helpers!!! See you guys soon!!!