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Getting started with the Art of Pyrography (wood burning)

For this week’s DIY, I decided to try something I’ve never done before, Pyrography. Pyrography is also known as wood burning, is the art of burning designs into wood and it is inexpensive and a fun way to add some fun into an old (or new) piece of wood.

The materials you will need:

A Solid Tip pen for beginners (Hot tool)

Any piece of wood, for this project I used an old cutting board.

Sandpaper (220 grits)

A pencil

Acrylic paint (if you want to add color to your designs)

I’m still learning how to burn the design into wood, so keep calm and wait for more wood burning projects!

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Before and After Bar Cart Redo!

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Before and After

We all have those pieces of furniture in our home that require a little of TLC (tender, loving, care). For this redo, I will show you how I restyled an old cart bar I found for only $3 in one of the coolest spots to find treasures in Austin, Texas, Treasure City Thrift.

 

This project took me less than two days to complete, it was easy and fast! Also, I did it in my apartment, you don’t need a big patio or room to make this project.  Most of the materials I used for this project I already had them but there is the list of the materials and prices. Continue reading