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chalk paint makeover wine rack and mirror from nikki in stitches Before And After Entryway…A Chalk Paint Makeover

Did you ever have a piece of furniture you’d been carrying with your for a long time knowing that one day you’d find the perfect project for it in the perfect place? That was me. See that brown wine rack up … Continue reading

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hello wall plaque for making and takes Philly Home Show Make and Take Workshop

Just a quick note today to all my local readers… Ditch your Valentine and come craft with me this Sunday! I’ll be teaching dry brushing and stenciling techniques at the Philly Home Show. Everyone in class will take home the … Continue reading

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DIY Rustic Wooden Pallet Frames from Nikki In Stitches Rustic Wooden Pallet Picture Frames

The wall above my sofa in my living room has been empty since the day we moved into this house. I claimed it was because I was waiting to find the perfect piece of art to fill such a large space … Continue reading

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How To Stain Wood With Tea, Vinegar, and Steel Wool from Nikki In Stitches How To Stain Wood With Tea, Vinegar, and Steel Wool {Now The ONLY Way I Stain!}

Staining wood with tea, vinegar, and steel wood really couldn’t be much easier. You’ll see in the tutorial below that the steps are very simple…but just like many things in life…the secret to getting it just right is in the … Continue reading

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countdwon to halloween blocks Countdown To Halloween Blocks {DIY}

Halloween is such a fun time in our house. It’s the start of decorating season (you know, the constant swap out of decor for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas?), sports kick into high gear for now two of my kiddos, and the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It is (very) early Thanksgiving morning here, a few hours before the craziness of the day will kick in. We have snow on the ground here in the northeast, so aside from dinner prepping and kitchen cleaning, I’ll also be … Continue reading

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The Nikki In Stitches Craft Academy Birthday Party! The Craft Academy Birthday Bash Starts NOW!

Let’s get this party started! The Craft Academy and “The Crafting With Your Silhouette” Program is turning one and the presents are for YOU! I just posted FIVE of our favorite lessons that we covered this year in class. They are … Continue reading

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Nikki In Stitches Shutterfly - How To Paint And Age A Picture Frame With Chalk Based Paints and Dry Brushing How To Paint And Age A Picture Frame (Using Chalk Based Paints and Dry Brushing!)

I’m so excited to be sharing one of my favorite painting techniques with all of you today. We’ll be painting and aging a picture frame with chalk-based paints and chalky finish paints. I use this same “dry brush” method to … Continue reading

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The Nikki In Stitches Craft Academy Birthday Party! The Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy Is Turning One!

The Craft Academy is turning one! I can’t believe I just typed that! To say this has been the most exciting year of my career would be a complete understatement. But what makes The Craft Academy so special is all … Continue reading

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Outdoor Sofa and Drop Cloth Pillow from Nikki In Stitches and Ana White DIY Outdoor Sofa and Drop Cloth Pillow Case Tutorial

Yes, the dog days of summer are sadly coming to an end, but if you’re anything like me, those summer nights are just getting started. My family and I will enjoy dinners outside and nights spent by the (outdoor) fire … Continue reading

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