The PLAID Palette
Blog Post: January 27, 2017
More than brilliant bold hues, NEW FolkArt Color Shift™ has pigments that create a metallic luster with colors that shift in changing light! Use this innovative new paint on most paintable craft surfaces, including wood, terra cotta, stretched canvas, rigid plastic, papier mache, metal, bisque ware or unglazed ceramics, glass and ceramics.
Blog Post: January 25, 2017
We’ve been loving the recent metallic trend, and we’re excited to introduce NEW FolkArt Brushed Metal to you! We debuted it at the craft and creative industry’s trade show, Creativation 2017, to metallic-loving applause. This new acrylic paint formula brings a modern twist to the traditional metallic - it gives a beautiful matte, brushed finish with superior coverage.
Blog Post: January 24, 2017
Makeover furniture on a budget using decoupage and chalk paint! Cathie & Steve rehab a thrift store file cabinet into a custom piece perfect for a home office! Join in for tips and tricks using Mod Podge Furniture and FolkArt Home Decor Chalk to upcycle this file cabinet.
Blog Post: January 21, 2017
We're excited to be at CHA's Creativation again this year and to bring you a sneak peek at all the NEW product we're debuting for 2017. Our team works endlessly to discover both what you want to help inspire your creativity and to design products for the hottest DIY trends.
Blog Post: January 19, 2017
We're all about conquering our New Year's resolutions, and one that keeps popping up for us is staying organized! Cathie & Steve have three ideas you can not only customize with your favorite designs of paper, but they all use materials you can inexpensively upcycle, too!
Blog Post: January 16, 2017
We’ve caught planner mania here at Plaid! A pretty planner makes everything more doable and fun, too, if you ask us. From errands to lunch dates, housing it all in a personality-packed planner is the way to go.
Blog Post: January 11, 2017
There’s nothing sweeter than little love notes for Valentine’s Day! The classic “shoebox stuffed with classroom Valentines” has come a long way, and today we’re sharing 30 of the cutest Valentine’s Day Card Box Holder Ideas with you to inspire your own mailbox creation for February 14th.
Blog Post: December 27, 2016
Can you believe it’s almost the end of 2016? For us at Plaid, it’s been a year of creativity and fun. Today we’re rounding up our Top 10 Mod Podge Trend DIYs of 2016. What’s your favorite thing you've made this year?
Blog Post: December 22, 2016
Make the holidays magical with adding an extra special touch to your holiday gifts this year with these 10 DIY gift wrap ideas using Mod Podge! Cathie & Steve share tutorials on how to add a one-of-a-kind twist to all your Christmas gifts! Three of our favorites are also perfect for your holiday hosts - a Snowman Wine Carrier, Upcycled Wine Bottle Holder and Reindeer Six Pack.
Blog Post: December 08, 2016
It's time for our final Plaid Creators instagram takeover of 2016! Last but certainly not least, we are excited to introduce sisters Liz Welker and Sam Spendlove of the "The Pretty Life Girls!" Follow out Instagram Channel (@plaidcrafts) to see their lovely instagram takeover throughout the day, and check out their exclusive interview below about where they draw inspiration, how they collaborate long distance, and what DIY means to them!