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Inside this Issue — April 2006
Step into Spring
Daffodils and tulips bring with them a reminder that it’s time to clean out the old to make room for some new—new treasures that is! Yes, rev up your engines ladies, garage sale days are ready to begin!
Projects
rose wire basket Golden Roses Wire Basket by Susan Abdella, MDA
Create a perfect container for your favorite potpourri!
bunny box Floral Garden Box by Jen Sykes
Blue skies, grassy fields, and a bevy of bunnies signal the arrival of spring!
letter holder Letter Holder with Spring Insert Panel by Jamie Mills-Price
Start the year off right by organizing your mail in this handy keeper.
welcome bunny Springtime Bunnies Slate by Lonnie Pook
Hop to it and paint this “Welcome” sign to greet family and friends.
coaster Springtime Coaster Set by Barb Franzreb
Coast into the season with this stellar coaster set.
daffodils Daffodils: Two of a Kind by Andy B. Jones, CDA
High key, Low key—discover the difference!
sampler Spring Sampler by Donna Atkins
Complete our sampler series with this primitive selection for spring!
manor plaque Country Estate Plaque by Carol Cook
Pen and ink techniques combine with soft color to create a magnificent landscape.
collage Collage Watercolor byMary B. Spires
Working with collage gives you an opportunity to play with various materials and techniques.
Features
chick Brushstroke Technique Guide by Deb Malewski
Check out these Chicks!
udell On Track with Trends : It’s All About the Details by Alyson Udell
Denim Trends
colette pitcher Working with Watercolors: The Key to Value by Colette Pitcher
A comparison of high-key and low- key paintings.
tray A Path to Creativity: Memories of Venice—Rialto Bridge by David Jansen, MDA
Paint Italian florals on a metal tray.
bathplate RB Homespun Elegance: A Recipe for Relaxation! by Rebecca Baer, CDA
Create candy-sized molded bath salts with a coordinating dish.
flea market chair Second Time Around: Cottage Chair with Victorian Flair by Peggy Boyd
Transform a flea-market into a stunning garden of roses!
salt shaker From the Bottom Up: Inspiration is all Around You! by Vicki Rhodes, CDA and Cynthia Bowman, CDA
Transform everyday objects including a pizza paddle, wooden spoon, rolling pin, salt shakers, and pepper mills into beautiful, colorful accessories!
blueberry box Brush Up on Lettering: Tools and Techniques to Complete the Task! by Jill DiMaria and Maria Grimanis
Learn how to choose the right brush to complete the job! Instructions for Lemons & Blueberries Box provided.
cowboy projects Created Just for Kids: Cowboy Up Storage Box and Clock by Chris Thornton
Lasso up western-themed bedroom accents for your favorite little cowgirl or cowboy!
pope housh Brush Up on Business: Trend Savvy by Gisele Pope and Nony Housh
Tips, techniques, and strategies to make your business more practical, professional, and profitable.
dewberry Painter’s Profile by Judi Kauffman
Donna Dewberry: Faith, Fun, and Good Fortune
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