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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Name Plaques.


I’m linking this post to DIY DAY with Kimba.  Please visit her blog and visit the other participants. :) 

I don’t know if you guys have started your spring cleaning (like I have) or not?  I may have jumped the gun but I’m ready to welcome spring!  Oh my!  Hubby is off these few days so I am taking advantage of that!  He hung these letter plaques for me.  I started cleaning in my twins’ bedroom and I thought I was never going to finish!  Whew! I made it though!  Thank the Lord for that!  I went thru all of their toys and threw away old toys that they no longer play with.  I also went thru their clothes and got rid of some that didn’t fit anymore.  I organize everything in the closet.   I still have some things to hang on the walls but I wanted to share with you all a little project I made for them.  :) The color on the wall is Benjamin Moore, Wedgewood Gray.  It is a soft blue.  Love the color.  I intend to paint another bedroom in this color.  IMG_0170 (800x617)

The back part of each letter is  made of wood plaques.  I found these at Hobby Lobby but I do believe I saw them at Walmart too. The letters are also made of wood and I found those at Hobby Lobby.  I used scrap paper and Mod-Podge.  Love that Mod-Podge!  IMG_0173 (800x600)

For the blue, I did use the same paper on both names.  For the black and white , I used different paper but still in the black and white colors.  IMG_0174 (800x424)

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And there you have it.  I am also going to make a little valance for that window.  I’d like to find a black and blue fabric though.  I am changing their room to a blue and black theme.  The boys told me that they don’t really care what theme their room will be, as long as it’s for boys. :D  I’m planning on looking for some posters or pictures that are black and white.  Hmm?  I might just make a couple of their pictures into black and white and then frame them.  Oh my brain is working here.  hee heeIMG_0176 (800x314)

Well I hope you guys liked this little project.  I’d like to finish that room this week.  I have so many projects going on right now but I like staying busy like this. :)  I don’t think we ever finish making our house look spiffy, do we? *wink*




Rebecca Nelson said...

I love your Name Plaques, Sandra! Really NEAT ideas!

Probably the one thing I miss about my kids being grown and gone is that their rooms were always so sweet and special. Brandon's was done i Coca Cola and to this day I could kick myself for never getting a picture of him in it.

LOVE the idea! Thinking of doing some for my Miss K!

Love to you~


BellaRosa said...

Sandra amor, how lovely your project came out..I bet your boys love it! I have missed visiting you :) I also wanted to thank you for your beautiful birthday wish...You all had me smiling all week! GRACIAS :)Besos, Rose

Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming said...

I love what you did with these! The colors are amazing and one of my favorite combos. Thanks for sharing - you did a great job!

Sue said...

I love the letters. The colors are perfect to grow with the kids. You are really busy these days!


So Sunny Day said...

What a cool way to personalize a space. very cool:)

~ Emily N. from "too Blessed 2 Stress"

One Cheap B*tch said...

These came out great! Love them - definitely want to try this!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

I really like those!! You did good - Thanks for sharing. Spring Clean?!?! If it will make Spring come sooner, maybe I will start. I have had enough Winter - ice/white stuff predicted Thurs. night into Fri..

Jen said...

Love those! They look great in the boys' room as well.

Thanks for stopping by to say hi. I'm going to peruse your blog a bit more. I'll be in touch again soon!

Jen @ Jentility

Anonymous said...

What a great project! I'm forwarding this to my daughter as inspiration while she decorates her son's room.

Southern Fried Gal said...

Too cute! You mix and match colors and patterns beautifully!

Sabrina said...

Such a cute idea...esp. for twins! I love having kids names on the walls of their rooms and this is a great way to do it!