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Jun 19, 2017

Painting Projects Finished!

All done!

Painting Projects Finished! 
Finally they're done!!! I finished the chicken garden (thrifted years ago) sign yesterday. Dave and I hung it up tonight-

We used thin copper wire to hang it, and I think it looks great! The wire will age nicely-

Before picture

I painted with craft paint I have and added raffia. I used a similar green spray paint of the hanger piece, sanded and did 2 coats of paint-

I was able to see the outline of the original letters on it, so I used small brush to re-do. I free-handed the leaves. I used a stamp on the other side of the wood-

Zero cost re-hab!!!

Next I did my country magazine rack for Grand babies books, thrifted $4.00-



Blue paint I had on hand, did 2 coats


After other side

While my sponged stencils aren't perfect I'm happy! I just used what I had on hand. All in all time well spent...


Susan said...

You sure get a lot done on your days off! Nice job on both items!

Little Homestead In Boise said...

I could have gotten it all done in one day if it hadn't rained!

Acorn to Oak said...

Congratulations on your projects! I especially love the chicken! So cute!

Rain said...

Lovely projects Nancy! I LOVE the chicken sign!!!

Little Homestead In Boise said...

Thanks ladies! It's on of my all time favorite thrifted goodies :) Cute out in the garden near the coop :)

Kristina said...

I love that chicken sign! Fun projects! I always like those.

Little Homestead In Boise said...

Thanks! I love painting:)

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