The Bold Abode http://www.theboldabode.com and the adventures of living in color Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 How to Clean a Really Dirty Paintbrush So You Don’t Have to Throw It Away http://www.theboldabode.com/how-to-clean-a-paintbrush.html http://www.theboldabode.com/how-to-clean-a-paintbrush.html#respond Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=22527 how-to-clean-a-paintbrush-featuredI can’t tell you how many times I’ve ended up with a gunky paintbrush.  It’s as if I wake up in the morning deciding that today will be the day that not cleaning my brush will keep my brush clean. Epic Logic Fail. Many, many days of living in denial has provided me with the means […]

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Baby, You’re a Firework! – Another BOLD Printable http://www.theboldabode.com/baby-youre-a-firework-another-bold-printable.html http://www.theboldabode.com/baby-youre-a-firework-another-bold-printable.html#respond Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=23181 featured-image-fireworkHappy Fourth, my Bold ones!  I hope you are having fun today.  The boys come home and the chaos resumes. I love them and have missed even the chaos this week.  #reallynotreally Today, I wanted to pop in and share this hand-lettered printable with you.  Not just to celebrate the 4th, but to celebrate you! […]

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The Secret to Sanding Hard to Reach Places. You’ll never use Sandpaper again! http://www.theboldabode.com/the-secret-to-sanding-hard-to-reach-places-youll-never-use-sandpaper-again.html http://www.theboldabode.com/the-secret-to-sanding-hard-to-reach-places-youll-never-use-sandpaper-again.html#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=23000 sanding-hard-to-reach-places-featuredSometimes, when I’m doing stuff, I wonder if you know how to do it too. Or if you’ve heard of the product I’m using. Or if I should share this because, geez.. surely you know. But I press on past that voice and just write it up because there was a time that I didn’t, […]

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Creativity Unleashed Week 76 – Plus, Enter to Win a Chalky Finish Prize Pack from DecoArt! http://www.theboldabode.com/creativity-unleashed-week-76.html http://www.theboldabode.com/creativity-unleashed-week-76.html#comments Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=23158 landscape-buttonHappy Almost 4th!  I hope you have some fun plans for the weekend.  We’re always pretty low key, but we do enjoy shooting off a firework or two. Before Brendan left for Scout Camp, he made me promise to go buy some.  They get back on the 4th, so he wants to make sure I […]

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DIY Clay Chimes http://www.theboldabode.com/diy-clay-chimes.html http://www.theboldabode.com/diy-clay-chimes.html#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=22941 clay-chimes-featuredI’ve been loving the clay trend that seems to be going on right now, so I grabbed some air drying clay the last time I was at the craft store to see what I could come up with.  I had this vision of making some wind chimes like the Mississippi Pottery that I loved so much […]

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