How to Embellish a Pumpkin

It’s almost fall, y’all!  I don’t know about you but I’ve been eyeing some really cute embellished pumpkins and decided to give some a go.  Wow!  It turned out to be a really fun and amazing project!  So here’s your supply list and a...
Painting with Erasable Liquid Chalk

Painting with Erasable Liquid Chalk

When IOD announced that they were releasing erasable liquid chalk in COLORS, I thought, “How cool.  You can stamp in color.”  It did’t dawn on me that you could PAINT with them until I saw the Sunflower Stamp.  Mind blown!  I was ready to start...

How to Apply an IOD Transfer

How to Apply an IOD Transfer One of the questions that I get asked a lot is how to apply an IOD transfer.  Let’s be honest.  They look amazing… and hard… and intimidating.  But they’re really simple. So when I was applying the June transfer on...
Four Steps to a Brushstroke Free Finish

Four Steps to a Brushstroke Free Finish

One of the questions that I get asked all. the. time. is how to prevent brushstrokes when using Fusion Mineral Paint. Fusion self levels so it’s totally possible to get a gorgeous, smooth finish if you do a few simple things. So let’s talk about the four...
How to Paint Ghost Stripes

How to Paint Ghost Stripes

Have you seen the almost invisible stripes on Facebook and Instagram and Pinterest?  It’s like all of a sudden they’re everywhere! I think they started in the custom auto paint world and have moved over to furniture.  Typically, these faint stripes are...
How to DIY Vintage Crock Pots

How to DIY Vintage Crock Pots

A few years ago I was in London shopping the markets and ran across the vintage pot lids with the cool graphics.  They were expensive so I kept my eyes open for some I could afford.  I found one little bottle.  It was my London souvenir. So when the Iron Orchid...
DIY a Cute Door Hanger

DIY a Cute Door Hanger

Have you seen the adorable door decor that’s popping up on doors around town?  Have you wanted to buy one on Etsy but they’re just too much money?  Let me show you how easy it is to DIY a cute door hanger! Let’s start with the list of supplies.  Note...

How to Stamp a Chalkboard

I think one of the greatest design pieces that has become popular over the past few years is the chalkboard.  Previously assigned to classrooms, it’s now seen everywhere!  But what makes the chalkboard special is the quote that’s put there for all to see! ...

IOD’s 2021 Retired Designs

‘The sisters at Iron Orchid Designs create the most amazing things!  They are constantly innovating and designing new pieces for their collection.  That means, from time to time, they need to retire designs to make room for the new offerings! It also lets each...