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RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part II

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

To begin construction of the RevolutionPly® decorative birdhouse project, we are using both 1/4″ and 1/2″ RevolutionPly® panels.  The 1/2″ RevolutionPly® is better for use in framing the birdhouses to add greater stability, while the 1/4″ RevolutionPly® is best for the roof and trim pieces.  We decided to also incorporate our RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part I

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Decorative birdhouses are not just for use outside for birds, they can also be used seasonally to enhance the décor of a home or festive gathering.  Over the next several weeks, we will be constructing and decorating a series of four birdhouses using our RevolutionPly® panel.  These birdhouses will be decorated to represent the four […]

Birch Plywood Cake Stands – Part II

Friday, July 14th, 2017

In conclusion of our two part birch plywood cake stand project, we chose to give each of our stands a different look. The square stand was painted a soft gray color and then coated with polyurethane for a beautiful and durable finish.  The final touch was adding some decorative tacks as accents to each corner.  […]

Birch Plywood Cake Stands – Part I

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Show off your baked goods by displaying them on beautifully crafted stands constructed from birch plywood and a few accessories. For our project, we are making a painted square cake stand with some decorative edge accents, and a distressed round one with a mahogany base and jute rope edging to give it a bit of […]

Birch Plywood Flower Box – Part II

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

To complete our birch plywood flower box, we chose to give it an antique look.  A coat of white craft paint was applied both inside and outside of the box.  Once dry, a thin coat of dark stain was applied with a soft cloth and then immediately wiped off with a clean cloth.  This gives […]

Birch Plywood Flower Box – Part I

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

In celebration of Mother’s Day, a nice way to display flowers in the home is in a birch plywood flower box.  For our flower box we are using 18mm birch plywood, and the dimensions we chose for our box are 27” long, 7 1/2” wide and 5” tall.  To complete this project you will need […]

Celebrate Spring Sign – Part III

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

To complete our spring sign project, we attached the wooden flags using craft glue and then painted the letters of spring on each flag.  Since the flags are all different pastel colors, we used white paint for the letters.  You could certainly purchase peel and stick letters to apply to the flags instead of painting […]

Celebrate Spring Sign – Part II

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

In continuation of our spring sign project, it is time to start decorating.  Using white craft paint, welcome was painted across the top of the light gray RevBead® sign.  Each letter in spring is being painted a different color to represent the beautiful colors of the season.  For our sign, we are giving it the […]

Celebrate Spring Sign – Part I

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

A crafty way to welcome spring into your home is to display a decorative sign that will brighten an entryway or add color to accent a mantel. We are constructing our sign using RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard, along with the following materials: Jigsaw or table saw Small nails Hammer Twine Craft paints Paint brushes Wood […]

Welcome Spring

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Finally spring is here, the weather is warming up and the flowers and trees are beginning to bloom in a cascade of pastels.  Spring is the season of renewal and new beginnings.  It is also a time to clean house and open windows to allow fresh air to carry the dust away. For many, it […]

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