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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Burlap BOO & Mantle

I recently made a burlap BOO! sign to sell in the store.  I like the look of it leaned on a shelf or mantle.  I love the simplicity and people can't seem to get enough of burlap these days!


I found four pieces of mdf at Goodwill for .99 (for all four pieces).  They were the same size, and I had a bunch of burlap laying around, so I got to work. 

First, I printed out BOO! on Word.  I decied to just lay the paper underneath the burlap so the letter would show through.  I used acrylic craft paint and simple traced the outline of the letter and filled it in.



I let each letter dry and then hot glued the burlap to the back of the mdf.




Super simple, inexpensive, and it makes a statement!  The possibilities are endless with the letters or words you could use!


I was thinking that I should have kept it for my own home, but it sold at the store, so I decided to make my own.  This time I used black burlap and white paint. I used chalk to outline the letters this time. 

More pics and info on the wreath, mirror, and branches to come!

Linking up with:
http://tatertotsandjello.blogspot.com             
The Lettered Cottage

11 comments :

  1. Ooh what a great idea. I think I like the white on black better for Halloween but the plain burlap would be better for other seasons.

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  2. I love this idea! Maybe you could do burlap with forest green or deep red or even well outlined gold for the holidays? And burlap with deep brown for Thanksgiving?

    www.bruinetteinwonderland.com

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  3. Found you over at whatever goes wednesdays at Someday crafts. :) I love this! So simple yet so cute.

    http://dropsofmotherhood.blogspot.com

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  4. What a great idea! I hope you will link up to my Wickedly Creative Halloween Ideas Party.
    www.itsybitsypaperblog.com

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  5. Cute and good tip about how to trace out the letter!

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  6. Cute! I need to buy me some burlap!

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  7. Hi! This is super cute! I would love it if you wanted to link up to a party that I have going on right now! It started on Tues. But for a couple weeks It will run from Tues.-Tues.

    Hope to see you there!
    Kirsten

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  8. I am so impressed by this! What a great display and love the possibilities with this technique. I am a new follower from Tatertots and Jello. Vicky @ www.messforless.net

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  9. This is such a basic idea That is just adorable! I would love to list some of these for sale in my store www.latter-daycrafters.com take a look and see what you think.:) Sincerely, Trina

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    Have a great weekend!

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    Allison @ House of Hepworths

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