Monday, January 16, 2012

Craft Projects

Happy Monday!
We had a great weekend, I hope you did as well.
My daughter competed in a skating competition on Sunday and did great!
Plus they had school today, so reality was a little hard after getting home so late last night!
I have been focusing on getting some none paper crafty project done.
Since both of my kiddos are active in sports,
 I was looking for a way to display their medals.
Before we moved I had a board with hooks on it in my daughters room,
so I looked for a way to improve upon it.
This is what I came up with....
I painted it her room color, Peacock Blue, and distressed it using Martha Stewart's
metallic paint in black coffee, so much fun to use! 
I then added some knobs from Hobby Lobby that I got for half price! completed project!
Here is it with her medals.....I took the picture before she added her ones from yesterday!

Now onto my son....
He has just as many medals but I wanted to do something different for him.
We have lots of spare wood laying around since the renovations continue on our house.
I had my handy husband cut a board to the size I needed and then I spray painted it red.
I add some vinyl from Poppies at Play
I have had it for over a year!
Once I added the vinyl to the board, I again used Martha Stewart's Metallic paint in black coffee.
I used the paint because I actually wanted to dull the bright white of the vinyl.
I absolutely love how it turned out.
Here is the finished project....
and a close up of the vinyl I purchased....
It feels great to have these two projects completed!


  1. Oh my Anna!! What great ideas! I hope the kids love them!! They both have tons of metals! Sounds like you had a busy weekend!

  2. Wow! These are so great!!! I really want to start playing with vinyl, I think you just inspired me!

  3. Oh I love both of these. Great ideas, and I cant wait to show my daughters they will love this. It's so nice that they are so filled up. My daughter Nancy will definitely be making the last one. Nicely done! TFS

  4. What a sweet and beautiful way to display their medals