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Happy Hoosier

If furniture could talk, imagine the stories it could tell.... I have a beautiful oak hoosier we've used as a computer desk for years but since I'm in the process of updating my decor, I wanted a more modern look. Being a bit of a purist, I couldn't bring myself to paint my hoosier so once again I started looking at yard sales, eBay and my new favorite website, Maxsold.com but, surprisingly, I found an old painted hoosier on a Facebook thrift shop I follow. Thankfully, my kind husband agreed to drive me 1 1/2hr to pick it up! The hoosier was in decent shape so painting would be an easy task, especially using chalk paint since there is relatively no prep work. The small monkey wrench was the

Tiptoe thru the Tulips

While I love to spend time in my art studio painting, I don't always love how much time it takes to finish a piece of art. Photoshop has become my best friend. It's a wonderful way to edit and duplicate icons in my paintings. It's also nice not to worry about mistakes since most can be easily corrected digitally. This method is good when you are going to upload your file to be printed to a print on demand site such as Art.com or an online photo printer, but if you're looking for a finished piece of art you'll have to take the care and time to complete your painting the old fashioned way. In this video you will see me painting, scroll down to see what I created from that painting with the art

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 by Andi Metz

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