Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Quick Project for the Evening and Another Peek at the Tree

There was something about tonight that made me want to CREATE!

Here's a quick project.

1. One 4" x 5" Artists Canvas
2. Starfish (that will fit canvas)
3. Craft Glue
4. Pink Acrylic Paint
5. White Acrylic Paint
6. Glitter

Paint your canvas with pink acrylic paint (or color of your choice). I had to put about three coats on my canvas to reach the desired color. On the last coat sprinkle glitter all over canvas. Paint your starfish white if it isn't already white. I had trouble finding a small one that was not orange. Once both the canvas and starfish are dry, glue starfish to canvas. That's it! I will make some more in the upcoming weeks and also attach ribbon to the back so I can hang them.

The tree is coming along beautifully! Here is another sneak peek.


soulchocolate@hotmail.com said...

oh Wow! it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in your home! i love your starfish ornament idea- it's nice to bring the outside indoors, I am a big fan of ocean themed rooms.

alicesg said...

Very beautiful crafts.

FourOf5zs said...

Great project! I'm wondering if I will put up the tree rinky-dink table-top tree at all this year... I didn't last year... we'll see.

Happy Thanksgiving!

a. said...

Beautiful - I love it! I would totally buy this (since I am hopeless at any sort of craft other than knitting a scarf).

Happy Thanksgiving!

Melissa said...


I'm getting ready to post an award for you.


Southern Fried Cupcakes~ said...

The starfish craft is REALLY CUTE!!!

Can't wait to see your tree when it's decorated and all lit up.


serenitymeadow said...

Michelle, that project is totally exquisite. I love, love, love all your lovely pink perfection.

AndreaLeigh said...

very lovely! can't wait to see the finished tree.

The Blonde Duck said...

I can't wait to see this tree!

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Hello Sweet Michelle!

Things are sure looking festive at your sweet home! LOve all you cute ideas! Happy Thanksgiving dear!


tales from an O.C. cottage said...

I love it!!!

Chocolate Shavings said...

That looks beautiful and makes me want to start on my Christmas tree!

fairmaiden said...

Oh your pink tree is too cute!

It looks like mine with the white starfish, except with pink bulbs and mine are aqua.

One day we plan to buy a white tree(like the one at Lowe's) and give the green to one of our kids. I think it will look much more sea cottageee then.

Noodlegirl said...

That is gorgeous!! Don't forget to check the links in the magazine!

Michelle said...

Thank you ALL for the wonderful comments!! I hope you all have a thankful and beautiful Thanksgiving Day!! Melissa, I will checkout your blog. I just got home!! Late night of having dinner with friends...and tomorrow as well! I'm going to gain 20 lbs by this weekend. :)