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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Adding A Little Vintage

Adding a little vintage
to my kitchen.

 It's simple, you need:
Scraps of 1x4 or 2X4,
Craft or chalk paint,

 And these.
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#1. I printed out what I wanted on my ink jet printer.
#2. Sprayed the paper with acrylic spray.
(this keeps the ink for smearing)
#3. cut them out.
#4. painted my blocks.
#5. Sanded the edges to distress.

 #6. Mod Podge my clip art to the wood. 

 That's it!


 
Have Fun
&
Keep Smiling!

Your blogging sister,
Connie :)
 

34 comments:

  1. Connie
    I think you've added a little vintage to your kitchen very well indeed!

    My good wishes for these last days of June, this month certainly passed by quickly.

    Happy July wishes

    All the best Jan

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    1. It surely did! Can you believe this year is half over?

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  2. Your kitchen looks awesome. Happy almost 4th!

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    1. Thank you! It's an old house with lots of vintage charm. Of course that comes with old pipes and plumping, too, LOL. Thanks so much for stopping by to visit.

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  3. That little project actually seems do-able. You have great ideas.

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  4. Too cute and creative, to boot!

    Grace & Peace
    Pam

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    1. Thanks, sometimes we need a simple way to add a little charm :)

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  5. Thanks for sharing this idea. You used nice images.
    Happy 4th.
    deb

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    1. Thanks so much . . . this project is so easy and fun, too.

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  6. What a great idea, it looks amazing. Loved the images you used. Have a great weekend.

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    1. Thank you, and great weekend right back at you :)

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  7. I love your vintage additions ti the kitchen, whether 'real' or not.

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  8. Connie, I could never do that! I thought those were actually really old boxes on that shelf! You are amazing!!

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  9. These are awesome. I love them. I never would have thought to spray the pictures with the clear acrylic first. I'm assuming that since the pictures were coated with the acrylic that you didn't need to mod podge over top of them?

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    1. I might not have had to, but I did anyway. It just gives them an extra layer of protection. I'm happy that you like them . . . super easy to do :)

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  10. That is so creative and easy to do. What a terrific idea. Love them.

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    1. Thanks so much, you are a sweetie pie :)

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  11. Those are so very cute, Connie. You certainly are crafty and good! Hope you have a great 4th of July- xo Diana

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    1. Hi Diana, it is great to see you! You have been missed. I'm planing a sweet weekend, with two kayaking adventures and a cook out. I'll be taking my camera :) Here's wishing you a happy weekend, too and thanks again for stopping by, dear friend.

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  12. Your place and projects are always so amazing.

    Could you recommend a good printer?

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    1. Mine is a cheap one from Walmart and I've had it for 7 or 8 years and it has never failed me. The only thing that I would look for is, in my opinion, I would never buy one that doesn't have a flat screen scanner. I scan so many things for crafting and for keeping financial documents and family records. I would be lost without one. Thanks for stopping by, you always brighten my day with your comments and friendship :)

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  13. I love this idea you had for these, and they look great on the shelf!

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    1. Thank you . . . sometimes an easy project can actual pack a little decorating bang for the buck :)

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  14. Love this! Looks great, love the vintage touch...and easy to do!

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    1. Very easy . . . and the print-outs are endless :)

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  15. So cute. They look like vintage tins.
    Darling.

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    1. They are easy to make and cheap . . . right in my budget. Actually I got this idea last Christmas when Marshalls had similar little vintage Christmas pictures on blocks of wood . . . $4 and $5 each :)

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  16. Connie, I absolutely love all the vintage items! I often think I was born in the wrong decade. LOL! I was born in 1956, in Montreal, Canada, (still live here), and I just love things from "before my time", especially the early 1900's to 1940's, including music! Thank you so much for sharing, and I hope you have a wonder filled week. :)

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    1. I am the same way, especially the music. We have a party game that we play sometimes that has to do with music and it's good to know the lyrics to many songs . . . I grew up watching old 1930's and 1940's musicals on TV, so I have a huge collection of songs stored in my memory bank. It's nice because as a kid whenever we played sports no one wanted me on their team (I'm terrible) but when we play this game, everyone fights over who gets me on their team, LOL.

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