Garden sign crate entry table on a wall
There’s so much good stuff going on today, I think I’m gonna pop!
#1. First off, I LOVE a new project reveal. This garden-themed entry desk on a wall is it!
#2. Two new garden themed stencil designs have been launched today!
#3. 5 other bloggers have created new projects along me, after being sent stencils and Fusion Mineral Paint!
#4. There’s a big ‘ol fun giveaway at the end, of stencils AND paint!
About the stencils
First up, meet Welcome to my Garden, and Potting Shed, two garden-themed stencils from HERE!
These are two brand new garden themed stencil additions to Funky Junk’s Old Sign Stencils, that are built to mix and match with each other, offering a TON of fun, summery takes!
They were inspired by those that love to create in their gardens. And I couldn’t wait to try them out for an indoor project I had in mind!
My entry was actually in pretty good shape, thanks to the entry redo I did just before Christmas.
But… it was still decorated with Christmas themed signs. Whoops.
But the even bigger issue is, it lacked an entry desk or table due to my bike needing to be inside the house.
So let’s fix that, with an old ammunition crate!
Garden-themed entry desk on a wall
You may recognize this old relic. I had it hanging on my wall for quite some time as a wall grouping HERE.
It was the PERFECT size for what I envisioned for an entry desk on a wall.
Outside of crate
Casement is Fusion’s version of white. It has the slightest whisper of warmth, but is a very crisp white that offered great coverage.
The outside of the crate, and the inside of the lid got it with 2-3 coats of Casement.
Tip: When transitioning from a dark to light colour, Fusion’s Transition is a must have for a first coat. It costs half the price of paint, saving the good stuff for last. I would have used it if I had it on hand.
Inside of crate
Bedford is suppose to be a grey with a yellow undertone, but to me it definitely has a gorgeous greyish sage green undertone, which was perfect for this garden themed project!
Find Potting Shed stencil HERE
Clay pot – copper gilding paste
Lettering – Coal Black
Flowers – Casement (white)
For the little clay pot, I used Fusion’s gilding paste, and a little Coal Black around the edges to give it some roundness.
Find Welcome to my Garden stencil HERE
Letters – Coal Black
Clay pot – copper Gilding Paste
Flower – Casement (white) and mixed Inglenook (mint green) & Coal Black
Black strips of wood – Coal Black edged with copper Gilding Paste.
For the wooden branch, Chocolate was put down first, then just the tips received a little Coal Black, while more in the centre got a lighter mix of Chocolate mixed with Casement (white).
Notice the falling leaves? A couple extra leaves created a feeling of movement.
For the black strips, the edging with gilding paste had them looking like metal strips up close, and wood from a distance. Cool and unexpected effect!
For all the green leaves, Inglenook (mint green) mixed with a tiny bit of Coal Black offered a beautifully greyed out sage green!
How to stencil for super sharp images:
- Load the brush with your paint.
- Offload the paint by tapping on a rag or something absorbent until brush feels dry.
- Tape stencil into place with masking tape.
- Tap up and down to transfer the paint through the stencil.
The drier your brush, the sharper your image will be!
Learn more tips on stencilling HERE.
Installing hardware to close the crate lid
Crate hinges – Chocolate, Coal Black, and copper Gilding Paste
The hinges on the crate were actually painted over, so I made them look metal by first painting them Chocolate, then while still wet, dabbed on a little Coal Black. Once dry, I rubbed some copper gilding paste along the edges.
Adding old hardware to any piece gives it a touch of authenticity. So old junk it is! I dug through my rusty stash and found rusty S hooks, and chunks of locks, along with some old twine.
Holes were predrilled, then the hardware was screwed into place, which would ultimately hold the lid open to form a table top.
The paint was barely dry, when I raced to the front entry to put the crate to use!
How to hang a wooden box on a wall
- Locate a wall stud, or be prepared to use wall anchors if your crate is heavy.
- Insert one screw through the middle of the crate.
- Place a level on top of the crate, and reposition until level.
- Tighten the screw, and add others to fully support the crate.
Since I was installing this crate on top of a board and batten wall treatment, I used the wood strips as the reinforcement.
And that’s when I got giddy… because it was actually WORKING!
The finished crate!
Then when the work is done, close the lid and it’s all cleaned up, just like that! With a pretty new design to appreciate.
I wish my real office was this easy to clean.
The entry tour
And the most fun of all is decorating the entry to suit! A garden theme it is!
Some faux flowers were added to a rustic wicker basket, hung from an old wooden ladder.
The basket serves as a summer display, or fill it with gloves and such!
This garden-themed entry desk on a wall is officially ready for summer!
And of course… open for business!
p.s. I love photo shoots. They make me line up our shoes…
The added reclaimed wood planks attached to the wall adds rustic decorating along with loads of other hanging opportunities, such as a spot for keys and coats!
With lots of room for shoes, coats, storage and now an entry writing station, this job is now complete!
Oops… just don’t forget to close that crate lid…
Fusion Mineral Paint is a 100% VOC free, acrylic based paint that has a built in primer and topcoat, and generally requires very little prep. The coverage is amazing, and application smooth as butter.
Find a Fusion merchant near you for paint and these stencils HERE.
Visit my front door post HERE where I share many Fusion tips!
Visit Funky Junk’s Old Sign Stencils HERE
Find more finished STENCIL PROJECTS HERE
.TThis giveaway is now over. Winner of this giveaway is Ruffles & Relics!
Visit these other fabulous projects below
to see what they made with these same garden stencil designs!
Homeroad – wait till you see those legs…
Organized Clutter – cool way to hang it all up!
Grit Antiques – (tutorial no longer online)
Garden Up Green – tutorial no longer online
Beyond the Picket Fence – I’m wheely smitten with this one!
Inspired By Charm – olde world charm to a garden filled porch!
333 thoughts on “Garden-themed entry desk on a wall”
Just awesome! So fun! I didn’t expect a wall desk!
I LOVE THIS! This is just what I need for my outdoor potting table so my string and scissors don’t get wet! Bring it to me next time you are in NYC! 🙂
I found the comments! I love the Ash paint color! Love it! And, I love the desk. I love the entire entry way!
My number one colour would be LAMP WHITE. I’d love to paint a few pieces for my home.
Hard to pick one stencil but because I am a coffee drinker I would pick HOMESTEAD BLEND COFFEE for sure. 🙂
All right than I have officially subscribed to your blog even though I have been following you for sometime in my favourites. Enjoy all content that you put out there.
I love Fusion, tried out Heirloom, loved using it, love the self levelling and satin feel and the colour! I picked up Coal Black as well, lovely black. Just checked back in this post and see you used Coal Black for stencilling. Looks great, I am trying that for my next stencil. Next colour(s) I am thinking of trying are Upper Canada Green then Laurentien and then Casement. Great paint, Canadian eh!
Then we have to talk about your wonderful stencils. I have several now and GROCERY is my most used and I love it. I love the thickness of the plastic, sturdy. I have used National Brewers Coffee, Antiques, Farmers Market and Market Extension as well as Bingo and Route 66. My wish list now has Garden and Potting Shed as well as the Getaway Collection. Your stencils make me so happy Donna.
Yes, I subscribed to your blog and NEVER miss a post or an adventure or a discovery or some serious thinking. Thanks Donna.
Love, Love, Love your garden display using that old crate. You certainly are creative and very talented, Donna! I would Love to win, Thank You for the chance.
* I already subscribe to your Blog.
* I would choose Laurentine and Casement for colors.
* Love the new garden/potting shed stencils. I have quite a few of your stencils already.
Favourite fusion paint color, hard to choose but I choose Lamp White.
Their headquarters are very close to me, will have to go visit.
Love your stencils,Historic Route 66 is a contender but Antiques and Collectibles is my favourite. I’ve been making signs using individual letters, while it does work it is kinda tiresome. A complete stencil would be nice. 🙂
Hello from Ontario. Yes, I have subscribed to your blog – you’ve been in my favourites for several years now though – guess it was time to make it official!!!
I love the Ash paint color
The Route 66 stencil is my favorite
Love the Upper Canada Green paint! Calming, cool, beautiful.
I love both the Coffee stencils and the Farmers’ Market stencils. So difficult to decide on a favorite, but Farmers’ Market fits my style. (Love all the stencils though.)
Blog subscription completed! Let the contest winner be me!! (Plz) 🙂
All the colors are lovely but I was immediately drawn to Homestead Blue.
I love the Grocery stencil. I would like to make a sign for my kitchen using it.
I have subscribed to funky Junk by email for years.
What lush colors! I had a hard time deciding between Bedford and Ash. I think I’m leaning toward Bedford, well, maybe Ash? Hmm. I think I’ll just have to purchase both!
Definitely love Farmer’s Market stencil.
This is great – that box has so much character even before you jazzed it up. Fantastic and thanks again for the invite.
I have been following you for almost 6 months now. You are a wonderful inspiration to me. Living and loving life, being in the here and now, and adding touches of beauty with things a lot of people would just throw away. Thank you for touching my life each week.
Fav stencils, market extension, route 66, potting shed…hard to pick just 1!
Favorite fusion colors Liberty blue, Casement white
Favorite Fusion Mineral paint colour? Fort York Red!
If I have to pick just one stencil I guess it would be the “Coffee” stencil. I love them all though.
I subscribed to A Lot of blogs, Funky Junk is the one I read every time it comes up in my email. Love it.
Already subscribed, thanks for the fun post!
All of the colors are beautiful but I choose Picket Fence.
I ordered the Bakery sign yesterday, if I had waited one more day I would of ordered the new Garden sign also. Love it love it love it!
Hey Kathy, thanks for the kind words, and for placing your additional order after all! Happy to bundle up your packages for only one shipping instead of two!
I already subscribe to your blog and enjoy all of your ideas.
I choose your new garden stencils and want to order both of them. It’s great how they can be used together.
Lamp white is my choice of the mineral fusion paints. It would work with so many projects.
Love the garden stencils, especially the ‘welcome to my garden’ stencil.
I am already a subscriber to your blog. Love your creativity!
My favourite colour of Fusion paint is Upper Canada Green. But I also love Coal Black and Algonquin. In fact, it’s hard to choose!
I love them all but my favs are the Farmers Market and Prairie Sunset.
I have already subscribed to you blog.
I already subscribe – wouldn’t miss a post even though I don’t comment often.
Although I love the Christmas tree farm and Bakery stencils. I honestly think this garden/potting shed stencil is my favourite!!
That looks really great Donna. Well done. And it’s so true that there’s nothing like a photo shoot deadline as inspiration for a good clean up and shoe lining. 😀
I love your project – just perfect for the gardening season. And I’m kind of smitten with those new stencils.
I’m having a great time visiting all of the unique creations everyone came up with – so much fun and creativity.
What a great idea! I have three old wooden suitcases about the size of your box and I’m thinking one would look great close to the entrance door – upright like a place to hang keys, notes, etc. Thanks so much for giving me the idea.
I love the coffee stencils. Would make a sign for my kitchen.
I feel like singing, “Won’t you be my neighbor?”, in my best Mr. Rogers’ voice? I would be at your place, gathering some wonderful ideas? As always, you’ve created another masterpiece!
I love your awesome stencils, and this tea-drinker wonders if you have a tea stencil in the plans? 🙂
Upper Canada Green looks fun!
Many of the colors look fabulous!
I love this! Pinning.
perfect to hide my office junk 🙂
thank-you for the invite…staying up late was totally worth it!
This new one is fabulous!!
But Farmers Market may still be my favorite!!
I just bought a cabin in Gatlinburg to make my own and I LOVE this idea. Perfect for what I’m looking for.
Please enter me in the giveaway…
1. My favorite Fusion color would be (very hard to choose) Renfrew Blue.
2. I love the new Welcome to the Garden stencils. Can’t wait to get my hands dirty again.
3. I already subscribe and am so glad I found you!
Thanks for entering CJ! The more you comment, the more entries you get for the contest. Thought you’d like to know. 🙂 Thanks for your interest and very kind words!
I am subscribed yo your blog
My favorite Fusion Mineral Paint is Inglenook
Inglenook is my favorite Fusion color
I love all your stencils- Garden Shed is my favorite of the new ones
I’ve been subscribed to your blog for over a year – always inspired!
Love it!!! Would make great bedside tables also!!!
Donna, I love how you used the stencil on both the outside and the inside! Simply perfect! And I am now looking for a crate to hang on the wall!
My favorite sign is the Farmers MArket
I love, love, love your blog!!
I like the Upper Canada Green. I would use it on an old wooden bread box with the stencil National Brewing Co. Enjoy reading your blog very much.
I am itching to try Fusion Paints Casement.
1. So many colors I love! Algonquin is close to my kitchen color, but Champness is a gorgeous blue, and that Sterling is the perfect grey. I can’t choose just one!
2. I love love love the new Garden stencil! So many uses for that! But the Sleigh Ride is a close second, for winter time!
3. I already subscribe to your blog and I love it! Keep giving us great ideas!
My favorite stencil is the bakery one!
First I want to say that I love FJ stencils. That are easy to use a durable. My favorite is definitely the market sign and add ons. I use it so much I ordered a second.
WOWZA! I love every one of these awesome projects! Your stencils rock!
I am already subscribed to your blog. Love your ideas and inspiration!
I love this idea, I’v been wanting to make my laundry room into a inside garden/laundry room.
This will look great in there. I know what i will be doing this weekend!!
Love the look of Bedford! Such a soft, pretty grey!
Love your Farmer’s Market stencil. It seems so timeless and works on so many projects. I love how you often use only part of the stencil and leave it dangling off the end. Thanks for your tips!
Holy cow! I can’t pick one favorite Fusion paint color, so here are my top three:
Algonquin, Upper Canada Green, Sterling. And I. LOVE. THE. DROP-FRONT. DESK.
I have some old ammo boxes from my parents’ garage and just didn’t quite know how to make them special. Now I know.
Ha! Thought you could make me pick a favorite stencil, huh? I can’t. My top three are the new Garden one, the new Shed one and the Getaway signs. Maybe now I will finally get around to ordering one!
I’ve been a long-time subscriber to your blog. I will be honest and say that the handful of blogs that I do subscribe to, well, sometimes I don’t read them. Yours, however, I always read because you write about some of the most wonderful things and cause me to reflect: on good times and sad times, future times and craft times. Purposeful reflection, I call it!
I know people tell you often how awesome you are, but you are: AWESOME.
Thanks for what you do.
Looks like closest place to order Fusion Paint is about an hour away. Guess they would ship. Any other ideas on getting some? Peggy Just finished making some “fake” succulent plant teacups with name tags for a ladies brunch I am hosting. They turned out really cute. Might have to stencil the names on the cardboard tags.
Love your blog. Love your stencils. Favorite would be the Farmers Market. Love your wanderings around town with your bike and love your mental wanderings about life. Love all around. Thanks!
I would love to use Coal Black for stencils. I love all your stencils but I think my first one would be ANTIQUES!!! I already am subscribed to your blog and look forward to reading your blogs!! You come up with some wonderful repurposed pieces.
First of all I love what you have done in your entry way.
My favorite color of the fusion mineral paint is prairie sunset. The potting shed stencil open till dusk, is a favorite. I love flowers! I am already a subscriber to your blog…and look for your awesome ideas daily. Thank you, Donna
Thank you for offering a giveaway! Instead of putting three separate comments for my entry I’ll put it all in one reply.
My favorite Fusion color is Ford York Red … I’ve already used it on a “winsome wood” breadbox that needed something to spruce it up! Next up is a dining room table, I can’t wait to get that one done.
My favorite stencil so far is the Farmers Market, I love how you use it (or part of it) in the various projects you make. The Extensions make it that much better!
I believe I’m already subscribed to your blog but I signed up again just to make sure. I follow you on Instagram too, don’t want to miss a thing 😉
Keep on keeping on … I’m really inspired by your stories and what you recreate or repurpose in your life!
I love buttermilk cream!! Love, Love, Love!!!
I really like all of your stencils! The new potting shed one is adorable! I also really like the market extensions set and I have a big soft spot for the farmers market stencil!
I already subscribe! Thank you Donna for this fun contest!!!
Everything you have is awesome.. I love the new stencils… The gardening ones… very neat… thanks for the chance…
My favorite Fusion color is Limestone. It’s the perfect shade of cream!
I’m already a subscriber, which is how I knew to come read this post today!
My favorite stencil is probably the Lunch sign set, but the coffee stencils are a close second.
Do I only get to pick one color…..it would not be fair to all of the other gorgeous colors, but if I had to I love the Fort York Red.
I love, love, love the Coffee stencils and Farmer’s Market stencil. Who am I kidding……I LOVE them all!
I’ve been getting your fabulous blog for a long time, and I enjoy it immensely!
I love the color Laurentien!
I love your new Potting Shed stencils. You are outdoing yourself! Thank you for the opportunity to win!
I am, and have been a loyal follower of your blog. Thank you for your fabulous ideas and inspiration. You Rock!
love the Renfrew blue paint, and the new gardening stencil, and I have subscribed to your blog for a long time! Here’s hoping…
so many paint colors I like, but my favorite would be Aubusson. Just the perfect soft yellow.
My favorite stencil is the Farmers Market.
I already follow your blog and I love it.
I love it all.. I like the color Champlain
I love all your stencil, wish the postage was less. I am buying the two new ones today. I am already with your blog. I love the color Champlain
Just ordered York Red for my front door. Love that color!
My fav red of all time! You will adore it!
Already subscribe to blog. Thanks for the contest!
My favorite color is Bedford.
My stencil of choice would be Grocery. I already have Farmers Market and Route 66! Love them.
Already a follower!
Bedford is my favorite paint color. I know just what I would use it on if I win. Love the new garden stencils.
Lamp white is my favourite.
I like the Potting Shed stencil.
Already subscribed to blog.
I liked renfrew blue it’s a great blue
I liked renfrew blue it’s a great blue .love all your ideas!
I love most of the colors but I think the blue champness sticks out for me.
You have given me so many great ideas for Christmas presents but I personally love the grocery but ❤️ so many of them.
I think I was already subsribed to your blog but redid it to be sure, love all of hour stuff really and truly. I actually sold my homemade kitchen table and bought a used one just so I can sand it and add stencils, so cool
Thank you for the giveaway kit. My favorite color is upper canada green and my favorite stencil would be market extensions and garden.
As a caregiver to my elderly mother, I am stressed. It looks like the Upper Canada Green would soothe the soul and bring some peace. Very pretty color.
What a cool way to choose a colour… it is a gorgeous tone!
Get Away Sign Collection is great!
Create signs to dreamy places in our minds.
I am already subscribed to your fun and educational blog
Champlain is my favorite color
So many beautiful colors–but my favorite is Laurentian, followed closely by Prairie Sunset. Pairing those two would be luscious.
I already own several of your stencils, but my next purchase will be the Getaway Collection. And that is because I’m hoping to be the lucky winner of these new Garden/Potting Shed stencils!
I love, love your new stencils and crate entry table! Hard to pick a favorite because they are all beautiful but I think I need the Inglenook paint first. I can see some beautiful signs in my future!!
Subscribed to blog– but I’ve been following you for awhile now. Yours is probably my favorite blog because I love repurposing things, the rustier and crustier the better! You might be a sister I didn’t know I had!
The You Cut Tree Farm stencil is a favorite of mine. I love anything holiday and this stencil can be used all through the fall and winter.
I am a subscriber to your blog already and wanted to tell you how much I enjoy your Maui posts. I have never been anywhere that is more beautiful and I love your stories and photos.
Oh Pam… you just made my DAY! More on Maui soon… plus!
I can’t wait!!!
I just visited fusion mineral paint website and was quite impressed with all their paint colors. It was hard to pick just one as my favorite but I decided on the ash. It would be a great color for stenciling words. The projects that they pictured to show case the paint colors were very inspiring and featured the paint colors very well.
I like the homestead blend coffee stencil
Favourite Fusion Mineral paint colour: liberty blue
Favourite stencil: Antiques and Collectables
Already subscribe to your blog
My favorite Fusion color is Algonquin.
My favorite Funky Junk stencil is the Farmers Market.
I am happy to already be an email subscriber. Thanks for the giveaway!
So .. my hubby has a crate just like yours.. I wonder if he will notice it’s gone? Lol. Seriously tho it’s perfect for what you did with it!
I would like to try the Laurentian color!
I am a subscriber!
Love all the stencils but my favorite has always been the Farmer’s Market!
Nice site! I like “Sterling” paint colour!
My favorite Funky Junk stencil is the Welcome to my Garden stencil!
I have already subscribed to your blog!
Upper Canada Green looks pretty nice to me! Great project!
Love “Potting Shed” stencil.
Already a subscriber to your blog. Love it!
Love your blog and have been a subscriber for awhile now. Your ideas amaze me!
I love the Farmers’ Market stencil
I am a subscriber to your blog
I love Upper Canada Green!
I would love to mix the new garden & potting shed stencils. So fun!
I love the color upper canada green
I love the Potting Shed Stencil
I am already a subscriber
This is awesome! You guys are always so creative!
I love the “Green Canada” shade
the vacation stencils are my favorites
I’m an email subscriber!
Linen is a beautiful color, I would use the most. All the colors are inspiring.
I recently subscribed and am enjoying your posts.
I love Renfrew Blue – absolutely gorgeous!
I’m an email subscriber!
I love the Farmers’ Market stencil and all the Market Extensions!
Love the new stencils !
My favourite Fusion colour is Inglenook
Favourite stencil is The grocery one and I already subscribe to your blog ! Thanks for the amazing giveaway .
Love all the colors of paint but if I had to choose just one (which is hard to do) favorite would be Renfrew Blue.
Stencil; favorite: I love anything to do with garden and/or garden shed stencils
I already have been a subscriber.
Thank you for this wonderful giveaway opportunity
Ceramic is my favorite.
Homestead blend coffee served here.
Lovely, rustic, and practical Donna! LOVE the entryway desk with your new stencil! And you know what else? The chippy paint on the wood hanging above the desk and the board and batten walls and the ladder-style shelving and the lined-up shoes! I’ve gone on, have I not. Thanks Donna for sharing again!
Love, love love Fusion paint. Champness is my fave!
Loving the Homestead Blend Coffee stencil! I love anything coffee ☺
The new garden stencil.
I love the sleigh rides stencil! (They are all awesome actually)
I love Mineral Paint’s Heirloom color. For me it looks like the perfect blend between blue and gray!
Donna, love the new stencils. My favourite colour is Inglenook. Fusion Mineral Paint is so nice to use and the coverage is amazing. Loving forward to adding some charm to my garden.
I’m glad you loved Fusion! Isn’t the flow-ability so amazing? It’s my fav part of it!
I love ALL of your stencils, but I have to say that I get the most mileage out of the coffee stencil. I find myself reaching for that one for more of my projects – why? I don’t know, maybe I’m a fellow coffee-a-colic! I do adore the bakery sign too, but by far my fav is the coffee roasters!
Well, this was not so easy….how to choose A favorite color and stencil??? Right now, I am in a bright, cheery mood…and was drawn to the Liberty Blue. Stencils….again, hard…but I am drawn to Farmer’s Market. And, thankfully, I have been a subscriber for a while…so many inspirations!
Farmers’ Market is going to be the veteran of them all I think! It’s just so universal. I love it too!
Too many to choose from but Upper Canada Green drew my eye 1st!
Love them all, Getaway collection is one of my Favs!!
The color I love is the Renfrew Blue! It’s gorgeous!
Am already a subscriber and I love your blog. So well done, photographs are great and so many ideas!
Thanks so much!
It is impossible to just pick one stencil!
If I have to pick just one I would go with the Farmer’s Market.
But…I love the Garden signs,Bakery/Lunch and Hot Cocoa just as much!
My favorite color is Laurentien, although I like all the soft soothing colors.
I really like the welcome to my garden stencil. Another favorite is Bingo.
I am already subscribed to your blog via email.
I just love your posts and terrific ideas! I am so excited to enter this contest!
1. My favorite Fusion color is Algonquin.
2. I can’t really say which stencil is my favorite since I just fell in love with the Christmas Tree Farm when you put it out, but I really really like the new stencils of the Potting Shed! So many great ideas!
3. I am already a subscriber to your blog, so it wouldn’t let me sign up again!!
Again, I just love reading your posts and the fantastic ideas you post in re-using what others consider junk! I repurpose things all the time and have for so long, it wasn’t called repurposing! Thank you for the chance to win all these wonderful goodies!!
I have been a subscriber for some time and still love your blog just as much.
I have to say, there is not one thing in this whole post that I am not in LOVE with today!
The entry desk/table, I wouldn’t have dreamed up that idea! It’s perfect and makes me want a garden shed even more now.
Your entire entry way is really beautiful and fun.
Great work as always Donna!
LOVE the new stencils! Just perfect. My favorite is still the Farmer’s Market Old Sign Stencil though – done with Fusion’s Upper Canada Green mixed with a little of the Ash! But then again, I do love the new Garden stencils… Tough decisions. Love to see the new products, thank you!
Sounds like you have a vision all worked out Diane! Love that!
My favorite color is Homestead Blue, but I love Lamplight White. It is the perfect shade of white to finish all those projects I have put off. Thank you for the inspiration and giveaway.
I absolutely love the colors. Buttermilk cream and homestead blue are two of my very favorites. Then there is limestone. How to choose just one?!
Hi Donna! I’m already a huge fan and receive your fabulous newsletter & blog. I’m inspired regularly by your ability to tackle things head on, your creativity and how amazing everything looks once your skilled hands have finished it! So my motto is if Donna can do it, then so can I – I admit there are day when I question what on earth happened? Lol. I loved your ability to paint the front door and this is what prompted me to try Fushion paint – and look at painting my front door (haven’t picked a colour for mine yet!). I love all the Fushion colours! Holy where have these been and why did I ignore (I mean avoid). My favourite I think (all of them) casement so far! I’m excited to try more! As for your stencils….I have purchased a few of them and my favorite – the coffee stencil! I am excited to purchase your new set and give these a test drive! I would love to spend a day with you and learn more from you. Thank you for helping me look for better ways to recycle my treasure!
Aww Theresa, it was kinda like we just had coffee… loved hearing about your thoughts and the directions you wish to take! FYI… if you’d like more chances to win, each comment gives you another. 🙂
Because Fall and Christmas are my favorite times of the year I chose You Cut Tree + Apple Farm set. Would make perfect holiday decor.
I can’t even beegin to pick one off your stencils. They are all too cute. You do excellent work.
I have subscribed for some time and always love your projects and inspiration. Will definely be making this desk for my laundry room. Thank you for the inspiration and giveaway.
I am already a subscriber to your blog.
Love the inglenookcolour ! It’s so fresh looking
The potting shed stencil would be my choice , quickly followed by welcome to my garden.
Love them !!
I’m already a blog follower 🙂
Love these stencils! Great inspiration to add to my garden!
Algonquin…awesome name, beautiful color!
It’s so hard to choose between National Brewers Coffee and Bakery. I love them both, they are versatile and have created a lot of business for me!
I have been receiving your blog posts for some time and thoroughly enjoy every one…so very informative, and I adore the stencils and other products!
I would pick the color Linen. I would use it on a old black trunk i have to give it a new “old” look.
I would pick the HOMESTEAD COFFEE BLEND stencil as I am a avid coffee drinker and it would make great gift ideas.
I would pick the Fusion Linen color. I have a old black trunk that would look fabulous with that color and a stencil on the top.
I subscribed to the blog and newsletter as this is a wonderful site.
Favorite color is Renfrew, my fave stencil, which I use all the time,is the coffee one. Love it!
I love the Fusion Paints ‘Homestead’. It has such warmth and depth!
I think my favorite sign is Christmas Coffee Blend, although the new Potting Shed is a close 2nd!
I’m already a blog follower as well as email recipient! 😉
I have been a subscriber of your blog for many years and I love it!
Bedford is my favorite Fusion color.
I love the potting shed stencil.
I am a new subscriber.
I have to say it was a hard choice on the colors from Fusion Mineral Paint! Guess I would have to choose Laurentien
MY favorite old signage would be the Sleigh Rides 25 cents. Beautiful!
Am subscribed to your blog and love it!
My favorite color is Ceramic. I own 3 shirts in the sane color!
My favorite stencil is the Farmer’s Market. Would love it in my garden!
I am a subscriber to your blog!
My Favorite color of Fusion Paint is Homestead Blue!
I do like the Prairie Sunset–I have a project for that color…
I really like the Garden, Potting Shed and Farmer’s Market signs…
I do subscribe to your blog…
I love casement and coal black for my entryway and Upper Canada Green is perfect for the garden signs.
I love your signs and would love to try the Bakery/coffee set or the Garden/potting shed would be awesome.
I follow you on facebook, pinterest, instagram and your blog . Love your inspirations and talent.
Inglenook is a gorgeous color and I do adore this project!
hi love the new stencils and the garden box is got me wanting to go make one for my own. love your work and style. love the paints pebble i liked very much and the coffee or garden stencil I love. I been getting emails from you for over a year now and always look forward to reading them. keep up the good work and thanks!
I like the Homestead Blue!
I like the Farmer’s Market sign!
Love the look of all the “Fusion Mineral Paint” but if I can only choose one, It would the “Upper Canada Green” Love the Bright color, reminds me a little of “Fiesta Ware.
OOOH, my favorite stencil, that’s a hard one once again I really love them all. But once again I see I can only pick one. I really love the “Welcome to my Garden” but “National Brewers Co. Coffee Roasters” is also a favorite, but I guess if I can only pick one, I have to choose the “Welcome to my Garden” I really love the way it was used on the crate 🙂 (who would’ve thought?)
I already subscribe the your blog and really enjoy seeing it in my mail and all the ideas.
I subscribe to the blog.
Been following your blog for awhile – love all of your stencils but especially the potting shed!! The little flower pot in the middle adds such a cute touch of color to the black and white rustic sign – love it! As for the mineral fusion paint I like INGLENOOK – it is such a cool and refreshing color – keep those wonderful stencils and ideas coming – your site is very inspiring!!!
I love the Liberty Blue Fusion paint.
I love the Potting Shed stencil…it matches what I am trying to do with my gardening stuff.
I get your blog.It has such nice stuff and interesting projects.
My go-to color would be Bedford. Just love it! And Any coffee sign is a winner for me. ? And I am a reader of your blog. Been following you for quite a few years now. Enjoy them so much!
My favorite fusion paint is Laurentian
My favorite stencil is the natural brewers coffee sign with Seattle.
I love Inglenook! thanks
I already have subscribed to your blog and I love receiving your emails. It is one of the highlights of my day.
My favourite stencil is in the Getaway Collection- Lake Rental.
Love the choices, thanks.
Checked out the fab Fusion paint colors…it’s a tie between Renfrew Blue and Prairie Sunset. Like how they tell you which colors pair well with another.
Awesome sauce over this giveaway!! – the stencils are gorz-wah!!! Fingers and plant leaves crossed!! :->
Hi again Donna!
I love your new “Garden” stencils but my heart really pitter patters for your Farmers’ Market and Market extensions stencils.
Love the wall desk! The Liberty blue is beautiful and I can think of many things to use it for. I think the grocery stencil or the coffee stencil would be my favorite since my grown daughters think my pantry is their own personal grocery store. And I love my coffee and the coffee stencil would be perfect.
Love the farmers market sign
Am already subscribed to you blogg. Love it!!
Favorite paint colour: Inglenook (although it was hard to pick just one colour!)
Favorite stenci: Sleigh rides but so hard to pick just one!
I am already subscribed to your blog. Love it! The DIY and the journal.
My favorite stencil is “Welcome to my garden.”
Renfrew Blue! I would love to use this color in my kitchen 😉
The Homestead Blend Coffee stencil would be great, for dressing up some decor pieces. My mom is a coffeeholic, so I have a few places she sits, to enjoy her favorite beverage…have plenty of ideas to use this stencil on!
My favorite color is, “Inglenook”, it looks like a Vintage color.
My favorite stencil is, “Homestead Blend Coffee”.
New subscriber! I love what you did with your entry, and look forward to more inspiring ideas!
I am already a subscriber to this blog 😉
My fav fusion color is Larentien. Love the blue green color!
My favorite stencil is the Farmers Market series.
I’ve been a subscriber for many years now.
I love the Lamp white paint color!
The stencil I like best is The Potting Shed. So cute would love to make something with this.
I am a subscriber and love all your blog post.
I really like the Linen Fusion color. It’s clean and simple. And LOVE your GROCERY sign because of the size.
I love Buttermilk cream and the Get a Way stencils! What beautiful paint selections!I have signed up for your blog and have subscribed to your pages.
Love this! I was looking at it yesterday admiring it. I actually have a box just like that. My favorite color is Upper Canada Green!
I love all the stencils – but I guess the Farmer’s Market would have to be my fav.
I’m a subscriber of your blog – I love it! Been following for years!
I am a long time subscriber!
It is very hard to decide which stencil I love the most. Since I retired I finally do have a beautiful garden but I LOVE my coffee. I think I have to go with the coffee stencil. Thanks for doing this.
The stencils are so great…..how can I choose just one. Welcome to My Garden is a fav along with the Historic Route 66 since I live so close to it.
My favorite pant color is Inglenook.
I love ALL of your stencils and wish I wasn’t on such a tight budget ($500.00 a month). So I could afford them, but I think these two newest ones are my favorites.
I love you new crate desk. Such a clever and cute idea. I’ve subscribed to your blog for a long time.
My favorite color choice would have to be homestead blue,with upper canada green a close second. I too want/need to give my doors a fresh coat of paint. I like your rustic junk style! MY PROBLEM IS MY SON,WHO DOESN’T EVEN LIVE WITH ME IS ALWAYS HELPING HIMSELF TO MY “Treasures”. It is very dishearting,esp. since most of the stuff is one of a kind that I WILL NEVER FIND AGAIN.
Hi again. Back to add that your new garden stencil is my favorite,or maybe the bakery sign… Can you tell I’m a little indecisive. Also I subscribed to your blog.
I already subscribe to your wonderful blog. :0)
I love your stencil that says “Potting Shed Tours Until Dusk”. :0)
Upper Canada Green is my favorite Fusion color. :0)
I like the color Bedford.
This is the answer to our family message center! We’ve been needing a place to hang our calendar and for messages. The answering machine will fit inside with the phone. I’m so glad I saw this. :^)
Ceramic us my favourite – reminds me of a tropical sea!
I loved the stencils and the entry way looks wonderful. I have followed your blog for sometime now and always enjoy!
1 Hard to pick just one but the Prairie Sunset would be my pick.
2 Love them all.Welcome to my gàrden is my pick.
3 Subscribed to your blog!
My favorite stencil is Coffee, the one with Seattle and Maui as part of the stencil.
I get your emails!
My favorite color is Ash!
Upper Canada Green
Already subscribed to your blog!
My favorite stencil is Homestead Blend Coffee
I am a subscriber to your blog!
Love theCasement white… I have a small bureau and a book case it would look great on! If I had to pick, and it’s hard, I’d pick the Bakery Stencil. I’ve just discovered your blog so I am signing up…. I love your work.
In the Fusion Mineral paint choices I really like Homestead Blue. Paint really is good for the soul! It makes my heart smile when I finish a new project!
My favorite stencil is Potting Shed – tours until dusk. That is me! I love being in my garden in the evening! I am fixing up my shed and will love giving tours of it when I am finished!
I love all your stencil designs, and is hard to choose a favorite. But I’m drawn to Sleigh Rides.
Wow! I love these new stencils and I love gardening! Your entryway looks amazing! My favorite mineral fusion paint color is casement.
I love the potting shed stencils!
I’m now subscribed to your blog!
All the colors are great, but I think I like the ash best.
Hi, You have great stencils. I like the Antiques and Collectibles best.
I subscribed to your blog, Thanks.
Love your Garden stencil — it would look awesome on a project I’m planning. Rose
Hope I got all 3 steps right — sometimes my computer acts up — because I’d love to win your Fusion contest.
Thanks for all the awesome projects.
I love the “welcome to my garden sign.” It seems any friends or family who visit this time of year always take some type of visit through my gardens!!
Favorite color: COPPER!!!!
Talent, resourcefulness and style. You have it all in this project! Very impressed. I liked the algonquin for paint, and the sleigh rides stencil best. Not easy choices! I follow you on Google Plus and I was happy to see this link today, Donna.
Oh, and I also subscribed, and look forward to seeing more of your work!
I love the Renfrew Blue paint and the Welcome to my Garden stencil the best. It was tough to choose a stencil because they are all cute!
So many good colors, but Buttecream, Upper Canada Green, and Limestone sing to me…
The National Brewers Coffee Roasters stencil is my hands-down favorite! But the Welcome to my Garden stencil is a close second.
I’ve subscribed to your blog ever since I started my blog, a little over a year ago. I have enjoyed your junk (and your stencils). Thank you for the inspiration. Sharon
Donna, I love the buttercream color. (I also love the buttercream flavor). Thanks for the giveaway. Sharon
I love the Potting Shed stencil. I have a potting shed and love the nostalgia it evokes. Sharon
I’m a current subscriber! Thanks for the giveaway & the inspirations, Donna!