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One of the most classic forms of crafting is old school painting on a surface. That's where this hand painted wood box project comes into play. Paint, brushes, a box and unlimited imagination and creativity.  Earlier this year, Walnut Hollow was kind enough to sponsor a workshop on the 10th Annual Crafty Chica Art Cruise. They supplied an Unfinished Wood Box (link takes you to Amazon, or you can find them at the craft store) for each cruiser!     OK, on with the tutorial!    Plaid loade...

One of the most classic forms of crafting is old school painting on a surface. That's where this hand painted wood box project comes into play.

Faux Mexican embroidered shirt with puffy paint

Faux Mexi-Embroidered Shirt

Make your own beautiful no-sew faux Mexican-style embroidered shirt with this fun new tutorial from The Crafty Chica!

Aqua hand-painted wood box, with tropical white flowers. Original design by L.Stowe 2014

HANDPAINTED WOOD BOX - Aqua White Tropical Flower Design - Coastal Living style, Beach Cottage, Florida, Treasure Box, Trinket Box

Aqua hand-painted wood box, with tropical white flowers. Original design by L.

Recipe box, hand painted recipe box, grandmother gift, gift for mom, keepsake box, kitchen decor, recipe holder, memory box, Christmas gift by brilliantexpressions on Etsy

Recipe box, hand painted recipe box, grandmother gift, gift for mom, keepsake box, kitchen decor, recipe holder, memory box, Christmas gift

Recipe box, hand painted recipe box, grandmother gift, gift for mom, keepsake box, kitchen decor, recipe holder, memory box, Christmas gift by brilliantexpressions on Etsy

But First Coffee, hand painted, wood sign, wooden sign, custom plaque, custom sign, custom wall hanging, custom wood sign, custom colors

But First Coffee, hand painted, wood sign, wooden sign, custom plaque, custom sign, custom wall hanging, custom wood sign, custom colors

Custom Wood Signs, Wooden Signs, Custom Wall, Coffee Painting Canvas, Canvas Paintings, Diy Shops, Craft Paint, Painted Wood, Hand Painted

How to paint your own muertos mural on your front porch, by http://CraftyChica.com!

Dia de Los Muertos Mural DIY

Here is a Dia de Los Muertos mural DIY to celebrate the season, and a giveaway of the new book, Ghosts!

Mosaic-Look Flowerpots  Wiping grout from mosaic pieces (china adhesive used to attached to pot.)  Use grout sealer in one week.

Mosaic-Look Flowerpots

Mosaic-Look Flowerpots--Create one-of-a-kind garden accents by covering flowerpots with a mosaic of broken ceramic pieces. Make those plain terracotta pots look snazzy, too.

I have to decorate EVERYTHING, even my new lunch tote! I bought this at my local Fry's to take my lunch when I go to the art studio. It was blank when I started and I used fabric glue to add the appliques and trim. Puffy paint to accent! On my site today, I have a tutorial, as well as the details about Kroger money services! Cash checks, pay bills, and more, plus get discounts! @krogerco #ad

DIY Embellished Lunch Bag

I have to decorate EVERYTHING, even my new lunch tote! I bought this at my local Fry's to take my lunch when I go to the art studio. It was blank when I started and I used fabric glue to add the appliques and trim. Puffy paint to accent! On my site today, I have a tutorial, as well as the details about Kroger money services! Cash checks, pay bills, and more, plus get discounts! @krogerco #ad

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Fired Ceramic Tiles

Here's a quick overview of creating fired ceramic tiles, by Crafty Chica.

Honey Bee Wooden Box This hand painted wooden box features a honey bees on a honeycomb pattern design. Great for storing trinkets, craft bits and jewellery, amongst other things! Or perhaps perfect as a gift box for someone who loves honey or beekeeping! Great for everyone who likes

Honey Bee Wooden Box, Beekeeper Gift, Bees, Honeycomb, Anthophila, Insect, Original Artwork, Personalised Box, Trinkets, Jewellery, Crafts

Honey Bee Wooden Box This hand painted wooden box features a honey bees on a honeycomb pattern design. Great for storing trinkets, craft bits and jewellery, amongst other things! Or perhaps perfect as a gift box for someone who loves honey or beekeeping! Great for everyone who likes

How to give a Mexi-makeover to your thrift store finds. These painted wood bowls are fabulous - here's how to make them!

Mexi Makeover: Painted Wood Bowls

How to give a Mexi-makeover to your thrift store finds. These painted wood bowls are fabulous - here's how to make them!

DIY Floral Painted Wooden Box - Delineate Your Dwelling

DIY Floral Painted Wooden Box

Easy to create DIY Floral Painted Box, Delineate Your Dwelling

How to Paint a Graphic with a Sharpie  www.diybeautify.com

How to Paint a Graphic with a Sharpie

French Pig Graphic painted onto tray tutorial.

DIY Colorful Clutch Purse idea - from a blanket! How cute

DIY Colorful Clutch Purse idea - from a blanket! How cute - and what a great color pattern for Wayuu (tapestry) crochet!

message in a bottle printable stationary. Cute!

message in a bottle printable stationary. Then inside have and origami boat hat letter

La Artista Recycled Pillows, so cute & easy to make! - Crafty Chica

La Artista Recycled Pillows, so cute & easy to make!