Bungalow Craft Crate Blog

How to Use Stencil Vinyl Like a Pro to Create a Sign

Talk about 'eating the frog'.  Y'all, this kit scared me to death.  I'm a wood worker, not a stencil maker.  There IS a difference.  LOL One time while I was at Fast Signs watching the worker bees apply decals to my VW bus windows I broke out in hives and started...

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How to Create Vintage Texture with Chalk Paint on a Frame

One of the faux painting techniques that I get asked about the most during workshops is the "weathered over time" look.  Of course, it's usually asked like, "Howdoya make it look old." LOL I love teaching people to make paint look old because it's so darn forgiving!...

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How to Create a DIY USA Adventure Sign

The June Craft Crate is full of patriotism and a gusto for adventure! This DIY USA adventure sign is not only perfect for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, but it just might inspire an adventurous road trip this summer. You will find a wooden American flag backboard,...

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How to Create a DIY Felt Ball Letter

The Bungalow Craft Crate for May contained an 18" wooden letter in block font, approximately 40 handmade 1" felt balls, a wooden block and both Farmhouse Sink and Lamp Post Bungalow 47 Chalk + Clay paint. As per the usual, I was trolling Instagram and got the...

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How to Create a DIY Welcome Banner

Okay, so you know how you make a plan, and it’s great until you have a better one? Welp, that happened during the inaugural month of Bungalow Craft Co. What you will come to learn about me (if you don’t already know it) is that I have an idea about every...

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