Friday, 21 October 2011

Country Bath

Anyone who has done cross-stitching knows that it is very rewarding to do, but also very time consuming.   In a box of craft supplies that I was recently given,  there was a kit that I initially thought was cross stitch, but I questioned it when there wasn't any floss.  A closer look revealed that it was a "cross-stitch" impostor-  paint dots.   Of course, I had to give it a try.  Not bad.

Let me show you how it all began.  First I got the kit and some paint.  I didn't really want the green color so I started by painting the heart.

Then using the pattern, I painted the "Country Bath" unto the cloth.  I just saw the instructions what to use as a dotter-- that would have simplified things.  :)  I didn't follow the pattern closely though.

Then I painted the towel rack attached to the heart and made the towel out of the cross stitch material.  I fringed the end to make it look like a towel and painted some stripes on it.  Then I added some green to the sign.  

Then... the star and the jute bow.  

Then the placement in the bathroom.  

On the shelf that my brother and sister-in-law brought from Regina, when they moved home.  I painted it and roughed it with sandpaper to make it look rustic.


  1. Hi! What a great effect! However, you linked up to The Pinterest Challenge, sewing category. I think you may want to switch your link to I Made It! Monday. Otherwise I have to delete your link. Thanks!

  2. Hi! This is very cool! I love it! Thanks for sharing this at the Crazy Cute party @ Between U & Me! Don't forget to come back and enter for a chance to win the giveaway! :D

  3. I featured this post today on my blog! Thanks for sharing! :D