A head above the rest

Since I haven’t been able to work on alot of new projects, I thought I’d share some of my past projects..

I completed this project last November, and used them as a gift for my brother and my uncle.

I went to Keith as said, I have a project for you! Of course, he rolled his eyes at me, but did it anyways! 

I think they turned out great!

First Step that needed to be completed was to trace the image onto the board. I couldn’t quite find the exact image I wanted to use, so I found a similar image, edited it a little to my liking, then used a light tracer to transfer the image to the plywood.

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I wasn’t allowed to do the next step. The hubby has a crazy idea that I didnt’ need to use the jig-saw. I think I should prove him wrong. So he did the second step, of cutting the image I had traced out of the plywood.

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 Once both Deer were cut out of the plywood, it was time to paint!

(please excuse, my nasty, painted up carpet)

I choose to use a hunter orange, and a grey! I then used some espresso stain and “antiqued” them suckers right up!

Since I was giving these as a gift, I added some ribbon and a bow to each one!

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This project is super easy, with the right tools of course, and could be done with almost any kine of silhouette image.

I’m thinking I may do one of my dog for a decor piece in my living room.. 

OO.. a chevron weenie dog.. yep! I need to get that one in the works!

 

I’ve been slacking on blog posting. It seems this summer has just been flying by. 

We’ve had some crazy weather here in NC. Tons of rain, and by tons I mean around 20 OR MORE inches above normal. Crazy right? Flooding, roads washing away, people loosing their homes… and more rain in the forecast… let’s just say, I’m tired of the rain! Ha, that’s a understatement.

So what craftyness have I been up to? 

Well, not a tremendous amount, but I do have one project to share with you. I know you’ve all seen the decomesh wreaths around blogland and pinterest. But holy cow, I’m not paying 80 to 100 dollars for one, when I can make it for about 20 bucks! So, that’s exactly what I’ve been doing!

Here’s just one of the several I’ve made!

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I’m going to try to be a better blogger, I promise!

Until then……