As cold weather sets in, I have some time to play with decorating hives again. Here is my newest method..vintage tin signs with crackle paint.
Click on the slideshow to see photos of steps to make hive, click on my facebook page for more details. I really need to make some videos, as the brush stroke method is importaint for your crackle success. Maybe Santa will bring me a tripod and small video camera
Here's the slideshow:
Remember when decorating your hives, generally the hives will be viewed at a bit of a distance. Your decorations need to be large enough to be noticed.
Hope this gives you some ideas!
Here is the link the the beesource thread about this hive top material. Second page about half way down: