Saturday, July 14, 2012

Paint Daubers and Altered Storage

Altered items are a popular trend, and a great way to
make inexpensive organization items too.  This set
was made by Practical Scrapper Laura, using a
coordinating paper and sticker pack from Echo Park,
and a little paint, ink, bling, and twine,the result is a
colorful addition to any craft room....to hold buttons,
ribbons, or anything:


And a closer view:



Instead of the mess of painting wooden pieces....
paint daubers like these:


Are a quick and easy way to decorate bare wood,
chipboard, paper, whatever!  Just run the sponge
dauber over the areas you want to coat:


Then decorate with paper and stickers to get the final
product.  Great little storage item that is right at home
in a crafty space!


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15 comments:

Romaine said...

Cool! I have a collection I bought and never used! Guess what I will be opening!

Glamotte said...

Wow, this is great! Love the idea! Thannks for sharing!

by belle said...

Great project Laura!! Love the colors and bling!!

Tcee said...

Very nice Laura...

michib said...

Great project Laura!

Katherine Clayton said...

GREAT project, Laura!!! Love the color combos. I'm "reorganizing" my scrappy space (actually still putting some things away after switching rooms with dd) and doing something like this would help brighten and clean up some of my space. :) Thanks for sharing!!!

Kathy (clayton528 on CC)

Ms. Daiquiri said...

Love them!! What a great idea. I am another one who has never seen those daubers before. Thanks for the inspiration.

karey2005 said...

Great project! Love!

craftgirl007 said...

Great project Laura! So cute and cheerful they will brighen up any space and be useful too. Think I need to make some of these...Thanks for the sharing :)

Char (NanCDru) said...

Great project, Laura! What a great way to make some pretty, yet functional storage for your crafty goodies!

Haf2scrap said...

Great project Laura! Cute and practical "Home Decor" projects are what I like. I will have to see if my M's, HL or J's have those paint daubers. Love that paper you got over at cropchocolate.com!

Julie Odil said...

Laura, you are so clever! I love these! I may have to try something similar. scrap happy on CC

Lmaisch said...

great project! I love those dabbers but haven't gotten them yet - still using my acrylic paints; but these are awesome and I will have to troll for a good deal on them - love that EP paper line too.

Laura said...

Great project Laura---I'm going to 'lift' this project! Thanks for the inspiration!

SharonDoesBaskets said...

Another great project, Laura!! Who doesn't love some cute storage!?!?!? ;)