Charlotte, NC, US

I’m Cara a constantly changing decor-obsessed art-junky. Bringing art, crafts & decor together to create a personally pleasing environment is a passion of mine. I enjoy mixing hand-made crafts with vintage finds.

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Member Since: 10/05/2009

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Dramatic Red Side Table

This vintage side table has been given a new life. It is painted a dramatic red color and decoupaged with a beautiful woman in a flowing black evening gown. The lip of the table is painted black. One...

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Re: Dick and Jane Vintage Reader Gift Tags

Darling! I love reusing vintage books! Especially children's books!

Re: Repurposed Dresser for Craft Room

Excellent way to use a piece of furniture that may have ended up in a landfill because it had flaws. Good Job!

Re: So what do I do with a lot of "tiny" junk?? Maybe a collage or two!

Simply Charming!

Re: Potting Table

I think your model is a cutie-pie!! I'd love a table like this!

Re: Dramatic Red Side Table

Hi - I used a glossy red spray paint (a few coats) to avoid brush strokes - I think the brand was Krylon . The black that runs along the lip of the table was applied with a brush and artist paint. I also used a sponge brush for the coats of poly acrylic sealer. Cara

Re: Dramatic Red Side Table

Thanks!! I had so much fun making this.

Re: Happy Boy

What a joy! Your project perked up my rainy day.

Re: My first antique mall booth!

Isn't it fun!? I love having a booth. Enjoy your shop!

Re: Dramatic Red Side Table

Wow - My post worked! I usually have trouble with a new site. Thanks for letting me share. Cara