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Inside this Issue — October 2006
Autumn is Coming!
Autumn is right around the corner, ready to unveil its rich palette of oranges, reds, and golds. Why not get a jumpstart on the season and begin painting colorful accents for your harvest home. In this issue is a diverse selection of fall-inspired projects to get you started!
Projects
Birds tin tray Penn Dutch Distelfink Birds Tin Tray by Donna Rose Prestridge, CDA
This design includes elements traditionally used in Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Art.
leaf charger Autumn Leaf Charger by Maureen McNaughton, CDA
Display the colors of autumn with this stunning leaf-shaped charger.
serving set French Style Serving Set by Tanya Vallières
Try your hand at this contemporary approach to decorative painting.
cornicopia Faux Stone Cornucopia by Debbie Cole, CDA
Add a festive touch to your Thanksgiving table.
pears and pumpkins Pears and Pumpkin Plaque by Bob Pennycook
Textured layers of color create a warm, soft look over a shimmering gold background.
farmhouse chair Turkey Creek Farmhouse Chair by Cynthia Erekson
Add to your collection of Cynthia Erekson’s country chairs with this “antique” autumn design.
key cabinet Red Grapes Key Keeper by Mary Jane Todd, CDA
Keep your keys organized and within easy reach in this stylish cabinet.
aurumn assortment Autumn Box, Dough Bowl, and Gift Bag by Maxine Thomas
Create three painted pieces using variations of one basic design.
bless this home shelf “Bless this Home” Shelf by Karen Wisner
This country design will bring warmth and comfort to your surroundings.
lap desk Crock and Pear Lap Desk by Deb Samis
Paint this country still life using heat-set oils.
grey wolf canvas Grey Wolf Canvas by Barb Halvorson
Get a glimpse of one of nature’s finest.
sewing cabinet A Lady in Blue Sewing Cabinet by Charlene Barlow
This primitive design is painted on an antique reproduction sewing cabinet.
camouflage kitty Camouflage Kitty by Rosemary (Lonnie) Pook
A kitten camouflaged among autumn leaves represents youth versus age, innocence amidst weathered experience.
floorcloth Cat and Pear Tree Floorcloth by Nancy Capuano
Enjoy both the functional and decorative benefits of a hand-painted floorcloth.
farm scene tray Pumpkin Farm Tray by Christine Jansen Brault
Bring a touch of fall’s bountiful colors to your home with this handy serving tray.
ladies night plaque Ladies’ Night Halloween Plaque by Roxanne M. Jarvis
Whip up this magical plaque for your Halloween festivities!
Features
brushstroke Brushstroke Technique Guide: Pumpkins by Trudy Beard, CDA
Pumpkins—pick of the patch!
watercolors Working with Watercolors: Value Switch by Colette Pitcher
Watercolor painting is full of tricks and techniques.
on track with trends On Track with Trends: Suzani Style–Luxe for Less by Alyson Udell
Step out in style!
sugar tins RB Homespun Elegance: Decorative Sugar Tins by Rebecca Baer, CDA
Violets, clover and chicory motifs encircle flavored sugar tin containers. Recipes included!
haloween bucket From the Bottom Up: Halloween Bucket & Flashlight by Vicki Rhodes, CDA and Cynthia Bowman, CDA
Embrace the spirit of Halloween with this bright, cheerful duo!
pope housh Brush Up on Business: Profitable Booth Layout by Gisele Pope and Nony Housh
Learn how booth layout can substantially affect your profit.
fall insert online project Online Project: Fall Breadbox Insert
This fall breadbox panel insert is part of an ongoing series in PaintWorks. For additional seasonal designs, refer to PaintWorks February 2006 (winter panel insert), May 2006 (spring panel insert), and July 2006 (summer panel insert). See project.
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