Paul is a graduate from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Sequential Art (that’s a fancy term for comics and cartoons…which should earn him, at least : 1,000 bonus points in the awesomeness category). He blogs about comics, design and painting (reviews, tips, tricks, techniques, etc).
Homemade Comics and Paintings by Paul
Check out these DIY swirl painted vases! They are an incredibly easy to do DIY project with only a few supplies required. All you really need is a vase of your choosing and a few paints colors that will combine nicely – that’s it! Sit back and let the paint do its job by swirling it in the vase to create some really nice looking patterns and designs! This project is the absolutely perfect way to add some color to a room!
1. Grab your simple vases that you plan to color (Choose a more sculptural one if you want)
2. Pick out your favorite paint colors that you plan to mix and make sure it is acrylic paint
3. Start off by adding only a couple of drops in your glass vase and then mix in another color and swirl it
4. Once you have a bit of a swirl add some more drops of the other color
5. Make sure you add paint very slowly that is kinda the trick to this and do not add any water at all yet or it will not stick to the glass properly
6. If you are in the process of swirling and you find your paint way too thick and its not moving much add only a couple of drops to thin it out a bit
7. Keep twisting and turning the inside of the vase until it is completely covered in paint
8. Drain the vase completely out now so there is no paint left over inside
9. Once you have drained it all out lay it on its side until it completely dries
10. Put your favorite decor into your vases such as branches!
Your outdoor furniture deserves a makeover once in awhile doesn’t it? Here are some really easy DIY fringed placemats which make for the perfect outdoor table pads for your patio accessory and you can make it yourself! To top it all off they take no time at all to make and are actually quite cheap to make as well. They will add color and protection to your table so you can enjoy the outdoors all summer long! Create your own dining table pads today!
– Fabric Strips and/or Ribbon
– Non-Adhesive Drawer Liners
1. Use your scissors to cut out the drawer liner to the size of your choosing for the placemat.
2. Make sure you are very creative with what you cut out such as a circle, heart or any shape you desire.
3. If you find that the holes in the drawer liner do not have a big enough opening to easily slide fabric through, Make sure you give them a bit of a cut to get them a little bit wider.
4. Now that it is wide enough slide fabric through the holes and knot it.
5. Repeat this step all around the edge of the liner.
6. Enjoy your beautiful placemats!
Credit for Image(s): cremedelacraft.com
What a fun and colorful way to add a play table to your kids room! This ultra easy DIY LEGO table will be a perfect opportunity to brighten a room and makes a great statement piece that they’ll have for a long time! All you really need is a ton of LEGO pieces, a table and tempered glass! Make one today!
Credit for Image(s): ikeahackers.net
If your looking for a quick and easy centerpiece idea for the kitchen table this is a great DIY tutorial. All you need is a empty tissue box, paint, newspaper strips and some decorative accents. This is a cute decorative piece if your inviting the girls over for a brunch or to have outside on your patio furniture. Take a look at the tissue box vase tutorial!
Credit for Image(s): cremedelacraft.com
This super easy DIY push pin art will be fun to do and frame! Simply purchase a frame, take out the glass and insert a black foam. Sketch out your design or text, and start pushing the pins through. It’s as easy as that! Create text words or step it up a notch and add some design. Great to hang in a child’s room or a living room for everyone to see. Check it out!
Credit for Image(s): metalandmud.wordpress.com
Here is another really brilliant centerpiece idea. Have fun with the idea this spring and add some plants to the side of your wine bottle. Whats great about this idea is not just a plain stick a flower in a wine bottle idea. It is very unique and stylish and warms your home with some more spring flowers.
Credit for Image(s): www.homedit.com
Adding decor to your kitchen can be really fun. Especially when you start adding succulent gardens. With all those colored rocks and plants its really a thing of beauty. Whats really great about this tutorial is it can take you under five minutes. So for check out the DIY Succulent Garden in Five Minutes tutorial today!
Credit for Image(s): theinspiredroom.net
Your attic is one of those unused areas that most people do not think of using for anything. Its left over space that becomes in most homes basic storage. So why not check out these 14 Interesting Attic Design Ideas and turn your attic into a beautiful room. Get the most of your space in your home.
Credit for Image(s): mydesignchic.com
Looking for some really affordable bar carts? Well we found some really great ones that you can place pretty much anywhere. I always find when we have too many guest over we run out of space on the kitchen island or coffee tables so we end up using little bar carts for our guests to pretty much pass the drinks around on a cart.
1. The Raskog Kitchen Cart is a great option for people with not much square footage. Buy your own at IKEA for $49.
2. The Adesso Cosmopolitan Serving Cart a more contemporary vibe. Buy one at Wayfair for $152.
3. Next up we have the Formosa Tray Table from CB2. Not as much storage space but has great style. Buy it at CB2 for $50.
4. The Espresso Entertainment Cart from Target would be perfect for someone who needs lots of storage for bottles and glassware. Buy one from Target for $146.
5. Lastly, the Whisper Serving Cart will satisfy anyone with a taste for more classic shapes and materials. Buy it from AllModern for $76.
Credit for Image(s): www.curbly.com/