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I’m Emily!

Maker, Creator + lover of color!

I’m a midwest Mom that often has glue gun burns on my fingers and paint in my hair! ๐Ÿ™‚

Oh Yay Studio is where I share my passion for creativity, crafting and making and aim to encourage joy in everyday living! ๐Ÿ™‚

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How to faux flock some colorful Halloween skulls

**This post is sponsored by Colorshot and their amaaaazing array of spray paints Flocking is ALLLLLL the amazing textual rage right now – itโ€™s on holiday and home decor items galore. BUUUUT I have a way that you can add some โ€œfaux flockingโ€ to your Halloween decor that is soooooo stinking easyโ€ฆ..and hint hint: it…

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All | Halloween | Holiday | Painting

Giving an old painting new Halloween life with some new paint!ย 

Perhaps you have seen the viral ghost painting trend all over social media – welllll I wanted to try my hand at it AND AND AND I used the *brand new* Tulip Tempera Paint Sticks which I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOOOOOVED (they were kinda transparent which I found simply perfect for painting ghosts)!  And let…

Tie Dye FUN!


Recent Murals + Painting projects

Completing a painting project from doodle to last paint stroke…adding big, colorful, happy, graphics to a wall or item brings me SO MUCH JOY! I’m always up for collaborating on a mural or painting in your home, corporate office space or business….so send me a note if you have some ideas you want to bring to life! ๐Ÿ™‚

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