First off... WOW! You gals really showed up for the party!!
I need another day to go through all the posts so I thought I would share my final (I think:) frame idea with you guys. This is probably my favorite. These make a great gift for anyone and they take only a little bit of time to make... Whooop!
Here it is...
So you know the drill...
I started with a 2x8x8 from Lowe's for around $5.
I used my saw to cut an 11" piece.
Now for my finial...
Where do you find the stinkin' finials???
I have had so many comments and questions about these. I find them at Lowe's. I don't think that every Lowe's carries them. My friend went to another local Lowe's and was unable to find them. If they do carry them, you will find them by the dowel rods and furniture feet. Hope this helps!
I used the smaller ones for this project.
Screw your finial into your wood piece in the center. I then added a small clothespin I found at Hobby Lobby with hot glue.
Now you are ready for paint!
I used Rust-Oleum Blue Sky for this one.
After I painted it I used an 80 grit sanding block on my edges to shanty them up a bit. I then used some dark walnut stain on a foam brush on the spots I sanded. I used an old t-shirt to wipe the excess off.
Cute... but not quite there yet. I LOVE fabric flowers on just about everything. I made some flowers out of canvas and burlap using this method minus the buttons.
I then used a bit of hot glue to attach them to my wood display. Here are the results!
Hope you like it!! I added a sweet picture of my new niece yawning. You can add a picture, recipe or just a sweet note and these make such a great gift.
If you have any questions please ask. I will be back tomorrow with some shout-outs and a winner from the party.
Thanks so much!! Have a great week!!
Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written.