Thursday, September 29, 2011

Chalkboard Book


I have found a new obsession! Pinterest is more than awesome it's beyond AMAZING. I have found so many neat ideas from Pinterest. One of them is this really neat Chalkboard book that can be made out of an old board book or a board book from the dollar store. I found mine at the Dollar Store. The idea came from here http//:www.whipup.net/2011/09//10/guest-blogger-series-creative-chalkboards/.com



Don't you love the Eraser I made for my little girl? I LOVE it!!






Thank you Regina Lord for the genius idea!! Mine is a little different from her's. The tittle is made out of scrapbook paper and sticker letters. I used modge podge to adhere it. I covered it with a coat of modge podge to give it a glossy look. The other thing I did differently is I made a cute eraser out of modge podge and scrapbook paper. I think the eraser is my favorite part!!  Emma is already so obsessed with her's and she has tried to carry it around with her the entire day. So I would have to say this project has been a success.  

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Halloween Banner

My Halloween pennant garland was inspired by a cute book called Bethany Lowe's Folk Art Halloween. I love it so much! It has so many cute ideas in it. I would defiantly recommend buying it.

You want to make one of these well I will tell you how! :)

What you will need to make this:

1. Mat board
2. Modge Podge
3. Black card stock
4. Rick Rack
5.Wire
6. Drill
7. Hot glue gun


How To:
1. Cut out a pennant shape onto mat board.
2.Trace the pennant onto scrapbook paper.
3. Modge podge the paper onto the pennant.
4. Modge podge the Halloween images onto the pennant. 
5. You can find the images on Google. 
6.Print them out and trace them onto your black card stock.
7. Hot glue the rick rack onto the pennant. 
8.Drill a hole into the pennants for the wire.
9. Last but not least hang it up! :)









 So cute and I love the VINTAGE feel to it!! :)

Happy Halloween!



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