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Sunday, July 25, 2010

Trash to Treasure

On a recent thrift store excursion, we picked up a wooden "C" for Miss CW for the whopping price of .50! The only problem with it...it was blue with white clouds...not exactly matching C's room! What to do, what to do? Of course, get out the 'ole can of spray paint! I forgot to take a before picture but here is one of the back while it was getting painted!  
So we let it dry overnight. CW had picked out some scrapbook paper she liked and traced the outline onto the back of the paper.
 We were out of Modge Podge so we used Martha Stewart decoupage glue and craft sealer to cover the letter first, then applied the scrapbook paper "c" to the form, and covered it with another layer of decoupage glue and sealer.
  
We let it sit for a couple of hours to dry, then Miss C proudly hung it on the outside of her door! Good work from my "crafter/blogger" in training!!!
 

5 comments:

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Jennifer, the C is wonderful. Welcome to Blogland....I think you will enjoy it.

So glad you are joining us for the Rooster Party. Many thanks for displaying the Button.

See you soon,
Barb ♥

Jennifer said...

Thanks, Barb for being my first follower! Yeah!!!!

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Dear Rooster Party Participant,

Just a reminder that this coming Friday, August 6th is the Rooster Party. I am so looking forward to seeing your post.

Thanks for joining and I hope you have a wonderful time.

Hugs, Barb

DogsMom said...

I am enjoying your blog. Great rooster post but I could not figure out how to comment on it.
I'll try to come back.

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Jennifer, hope you see this.

You have your comment button turned off on the rooster post.

Barb ♥

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