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Painted letters and name plaques! (Pic heavy)

Posted by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 9:14 AM
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The following are custom-ordered designs by a friend for her daughters.  She said she wanted lime green with zebra stripes for Kayla, and florescent colors, mainly orange, for Hailey.  Orange was too harsh a color for any main part so I had to use it for the sides of the letters.  I created the spackle pattern using a wad of tissue paper (like the kind for gift bags) crumpled up in a ball to create wrinkles, then dipped in in the paints and dotted the letters with it.  Finished off with a layer of glitter (also requested) and sealer.  






I have 2 more orders I'm working on.  I LOVE doing this kind of stuff!!!

by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 9:14 AM
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SLGross215
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 10:20 AM

 Wow, they look great :)

angelbr
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 10:22 AM

those look great!

mommyto3bees
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 12:19 PM

cute!

billssweety
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 12:25 PM

These are AWESOME!!!! So how much did you decide to charge? 

AidanCamsMom
by Amanda on Apr. 25, 2012 at 12:31 PM

They look great! I really want to do this for my kids when we get a house!

sew4fun
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 12:43 PM

Those are awesome !!!!!! Love them

Katie6382
by Ruby Member on Apr. 25, 2012 at 12:57 PM
Love them!
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melliburger
by Melli on Apr. 25, 2012 at 2:16 PM

They look great!!

smtxcowgirl
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 2:37 PM
Those name plaques were $50 each. Honestly, it took a lot longer and more complicated than I thought it would be. After sanding, varnish, paint, glitter, sealer and touchups on letters and boards, and accounting for drytime, plus putting the hardware in for hanging, each took me about a week to finish. I'm sure I could do them in a day if I had uninterrupted time!

Quoting billssweety:

These are AWESOME!!!! So how much did you decide to charge? 

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bearspea
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 2:38 PM
They look great!! :)
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