Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Perfect Solution To Store Your Craft Flowers

Hello, Nadine here! I have been trying to find the perfect way to store my craft flowers for awhile now, and I finally found the perfect solution! The Deflecto Craft Tilt 4 Bin works perfectly!!

Product Description:
Interlocking Tilt Bin™ - 4 Bin
23 5/8"W x 8 1/8"H x 6 5/8"D

  • Mix and match to create your ideal storage system
  • Interlocking, dovetail design allows you to stack and connect units together to form a custom modular system
  • Clear bins tilt out effortlessly and stay open while in use; remove easily for cleaning and refilling
  • Great for craft and scrapbooking storage, sewing supplies, and more.  
  • Can be wall mounted or used on tabletop

Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Book Stand with Mini Chalkboard

Do you have a reader in your house?

My grandson Nick learned to read this year in Kindergarten.

This new ability has renewed his love of books.

Not just any old book will do, it has to be a chapter book.

To keep Nick from rummaging through all the bookshelves…

I created a small book stand for him to use with all the age appropriate books

I’ve saved through the years.

To create Nick’s bookstand…

I used a Square Display Riser from a set of 3 acrylic risers I received from Deflecto as

part of my monthly Design Team box.

I covered the outside of the Square Display Riser with ScotchBlue Platinum Painter’s Tape.

I sprayed the inside of the Square Display Riser with Multi-Purpose Spray Paint.

I die-cut a scalloped square from black chalkboard vinyl (Sign Tags w/Wet Erase Marker)

and roughed it up with extra fine sandpaper for better paint adhesion before painting with

green spray paint.

For the Mini Chalkboard…
  • I cut a smaller piece of the black chalkboard vinyl and punched holes on each of the four corners to add decorative brads before gluing with Beacon’s Quick Grip Glue onto the painted scalloped square.
  • I glued the completed scalloped square onto the Square Display Riser.

The mini chalkboard is a great place to write encouraging reminders for your reader.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Display Fatherly Love with Deflecto

Hello, everyone!!! I'm here today to show you a how to display fatherly love with Deflecto's Acrylic Display Blocks and Square Risers.

Father's Day is around the corner and Dad's are pretty easy going when it comes to gifts. At least my dad.  He is older now and just wants some peace and quiet.  All of his children are all grown, so it's his time to rest!!  Or so he thinks, LOL!!

This year I decided to give him a gift that matches my mom's gift.  Pictures of his grown children displayed differently.   

Let's take a look:

This display will set on his desk in his room.  I can't wait for him to see it.  He sits there to read his paper and write out his lotto numbers.  Now he will see his children there to as well.

Let's take a look at these cute Deflecto projects closer:

First up are the Acrylic Display Blocks.

They come in two sizes: 4 x4 and 3 x 3.

They are highly polished, clear solid blocks.

They can be used as a paperweight, a display tray or a turned into a shadow box like display (which is what I did above).

I simply adhered the photo to the back of the block and added stickers to decorate it.

Second up are the Acrylic Display Risers.

They come in a set of three.

They differ in size so that they fit right underneath each other for storage.

The sizes are 9" x 5.75", 8.50" x 5" and 8" x 4".

Made of heavy duty clear polished acrylic.

Great for displaying anything in your home or office. 

I decorated them with a sticker that wasn't too overbearing that my father would appreciate.  The display blocks fight right on top nicely. 

I know my dad will be surprised by his Father's day gift.  Something different that will make him smile.

Both projects are nice clean and simple!!

So what do you think? Will you use the blocks or the risers to display items in your home or office? I would love to hear from you.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you were inspired here today.

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Baseball Display Stand

Father's Day is right around the corner, and today's project is the perfect gift if you have a baseball fan in the family!

Deflecto's Acrylic Display Block is such a cool way to show off your treasures. It's a solid piece of acrylic that is just the right size for displaying smaller items: a baseball fits perfectly on it!

In keeping with the baseball theme, I decorated the display block with these adorable buttons from Buttons Galore. They are so easy to attach to the block -- just put a little dot of hot glue on the back of each button!

I placed a baseball stand on top of the display block to hold the baseball. I made a stand using a 3D printer. However, if you don't have a 3D printer, you can always keep the ball from rolling off the stand by placing a large metal washer on top of the block (attach with hot glue). Then place the ball on top of the washer -- the hole in the washer will hold the ball, so it won't roll.

Now, Dad has a fun way to display his favorite ballpark memories, either at home or at work!

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