Monday, July 30, 2012

Make It Monday

I’m a little late on joining the Make It Monday crew, but better late than never.  Tonight I made an adorable burlap door hanger that was OF COURSE inspired by pinterest!

Teacher Appreciation Pencil Burlap Door Hanger Decoration HUGE - Polka Dots Back to School

via Pinterest

Hers is so PROFESSIONAL…mine not so much. I will take you step by step on how I made mine.

{Step One} Grab Your Gear

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You will need:

Burlap, A Ruler, Scissors, Pliers, Wire, Paint (colors of your choice), Paint Brushes, Hot Glue Gun

Optional: Rick Rack, Ribbon, Glitter

{Step Two} Cut Burlap, I cut mine 16*8IMG_1354

Then I made the point by splitting the side at 4 inches and cut back six inches IMG_1356

{Step Three} Start Painting!

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I painted 4 inches of pink and 1inch of silver. Then I marked off the curves at the end of the pencil. Painted the middle yellow, the end brown, and the tip black.  I forgot to take a picture but the tip is 1 1/2 inches across.

{Step Four} Add Rick Rack

Completely up to you if you do this step… you could just paint the lines.

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{Step Five} Multi-Task

The pinterest article suggested using a lid to make the polka dots perfect.  I found the perfect lid… NUTELLA!  It was almost gone, so I took one bite of it and threw it away and used the lid.IMG_1360IMG_1362

Fill in your polka dots, and write your name.  I REALLY hate the way I write with paint, so I wanted to use the letters from my no name sign and I was just a FEW short.

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This is also the time to sprinkle the glitter on. SPARINGLY!

You don’t want your sign to look like an advertisement for Toddlers and Tiaras.

 

 

{Step Six} Stuff and Glue

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I stuffed mine with target bags, because Lord knows I have tons.  After stuffing just glue up the other side and Wa-La!

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{Step Seven} Twist Your Wire

Just poke the wire through the burlap and twist it with your pliers or your hands if you can.

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WARNING

Your table may look like this

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and your manicure like this

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but don’t worry, both are fixable!

The ribbon I wanted to use was a no go!  Choose a ribbon with wire.  I will add it after a trip to Hobby Lobby tomorrow. I am going to use my sign for my back to school bulletin board.

Mrs. Ledgewood Has a Sharp Class

and the kids are going to complete these glyphs from The Glyph Girls.

Best Part? It’s FREE!

Hello CUTE Bulletin Board.

15 more days till I go back, ahhhh the TO DOs!

15 comments:

Mrs. Cupcake said...

I love your sign! I made an apple one.. also not as professional as the original! ;)
❤Teri
A Cupcake for the Teacher

tara vincent said...

This is adorable!!! :) super cute

Heather said...

This is so cute. I think it looks just as good as the professional one! Great job!

Anonymous said...

I love it! I think I'm going to make an owl!!

Leanne Helums said...

Too cute.

Jessica said...

I love the rick rack and how it made the pencil pop!

Jessica

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