This project was an absolute no cost project! I wanted to do something for the outside of our house for the Fourth of July. I thought and I thought and I thought. . . . and this is what I came up with!!!
I love it! My daughter and I did this project together and had a blast!
We found a piece of wood in the scrap pile that we thought we'd use. It was about a foot wide and three feet long.
I found three pieces of scrapbook paper that was somewhat patriotic looking. These weren't specifically meant to be the patriotic type but it works! I found a cute font online and printed the letters USA on to three different pieces of paper. (The font I used is called "A Yummy Apology from 1001 free fonts).
After that dried, we added a layer of modpodge.
We thought it was kind of plain so we decided to jazz it up with blue!
I ripped off a piece of an old washcloth to do this next technique.
We decided to lean our plaque vs. hanging it. We have a spot it would look nice hanging but we did decide it looked better leaning. If you want to hang yours, use a staple gun and staple some twine to the back as a hanger.
Total cost: $0
I had all supplies I needed. Yeah!
Three pieces of scrapbook paper, cut to 8 1/2 x 11 or to fit in your printer
scrap wood - we used plywood
brushes, fabric, paper for painting
If I do it again:
This was fun because it was fast, low effort and I had everything I needed. I would love to do something for the other holidays with this technique. . . NOEL or JOY for Christmas, BOO for Halloween, etc.