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Hope you all had a fabulous weekend!
I wanted to thank you all sooo much for your sweet comments regarding my DIY Pallet Art!! It was such a fun project! If you missed it, you can check it out here.
I wanted to share with you the Father’s day gift I made for my hubby…
I know what you’re thinking….
“Gee Tonya, would have been nice to have this gift idea before Father’s Day instead of after the fact!”
I know! I’m sorry!
But my hubby reads this blog & I would have been spoiling the surprise!!
So just keep it in mind for next year!!
Actually, this project is an any time of the year project!
I am actually going to make some more for my own home!
My hubs is in the process of re-doing his office at work & I thought it would be nice for him to have some new updated pics of the kiddos, especially since I have been taking sooo many with my camera lately!!
So, I picked out two of my favorites & made these!! I actually saw something similar on another blog months ago which inspired me to try some of my own!! And I just LOVE the way they turned out!!
I asked my lovely dad to help me out yet once again & build me a couple of boxes….
He just used some 1×2′s that I had laying around to construct the frame & then cut a piece of luan to fit on top of it. I wanted the frames to fit an 8×10 photo..
A few more views of the box frame to give you a better idea…
As for the pictures…I had 8×10′s made at Walmart ($2.50 a piece), but I didn’t want to mod podge the photo paper, so I then took my 8×10′s to Staples and had them color copied on cardstock. Each copy cost me 59 cents….what a deal!!
So then I just mod podged the photo to the frame….
And this is what I was left with….
I took some black craft paint to finish off the edges of the frame…
SWOON!!! I just love the way they turned out!!
They look like canvas prints, but cost a whole lot less!!!
The frame was made out of scrap wood, so I basically only had to pay for the cost of the photo prints!
My husband loved his gift & is looking forward to displaying them in his office!
I of course told him, that he had to wait one more day so that I could take pictures of them & make a blog post! Hee hee!
Needless to say, he wasn’t the least bit shocked!
By the way…this little blog broke the 400 follower mark over the weekend!!!
Wahoo!! I’m so excited!!
Hello all of you newbies!! So glad that you have joined us!!
I’m thinking we need to celebrate this milestone with a little giveaway!!
Stay tuned…I think you will be pretty excited about what I’m going to giveaway to one lucky reader!!
Happy Monday Everyone!!
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