Mother's Day Plaque
I started off with various sized board pieces, sorry I couldn't tell ya what kind it is, its whatever my hubby brought me. I sprayed the edges and parts of the top with a blue spray paint. It was whatever my FIL had in his shop from pinewood derby cars. But it should not matter what shade. I then covered it in this basic white spray paint all over.
So after I finished painting it, this is how it looked, along with pics of the spray paint I used. I also used a sheet of sandpaper to age it and hit the edges and some spots on the front to allow the blue and some wood grain to show through.
I then used my handy Cricut, that I
We used the cut out portion of the cupcake to be the wrapper, and then I placed the cupcake top down to use as a stencil, so my girl could paint it. She chose purple because her Grammy loves purple.
Here is our final view again:
This could be used to hang, or use as a trivet.
We made another for my mom but I didn't take a picture of it. We did it as more of a beach theme and it says Nana's playhouse! They both loved them and I was happy with how they turned out. My hubby could not imagine what I was going to do with this wood and thought I was crazy. He was very impressed with how it turned out. I did not have to buy one thing to make these, just scraps and paint and wood that was lying around already!