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Friday, February 10, 2012

Valentines Vignette and Craft

Another holiday approaching means that it was time to create a new vignette in the hallway. It's always fun searching Pinterest for inspiration and then creating my own versions. 
Over Christmas I was inspired by letters spelling out the word Noel with the o slanted. Valentines was the perfect chance to create my own version with the word "love". Paint, and glitter blast helped create this sparkly product. Who doesn't love adding a little sparkle anyways?! (tutorial at the end)

My supplies were purchased at Hobby Lobby including the wood letters, and craft paint. I found the new Glitter Blast spray paint at Michaels. It comes in several colors and I know I'll be using it again for future projects. 

First, I painted the letters, let them dry, then applied a second coat. 

Once dry, I took them outside and glitter blasted them! This was the fun part! I also allowed time to dry between coats. The glitter blast goes on pretty thick, so I let the letters dry overnight before I attempted to manipulate them. They are attached using hot glue and staples on the back. 


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  1. Very cute! I love all of your Valentine's Day decor!

  2. I love everything about your vday vignette! It is so cute!!

  3. I love this! I've been thinking that I should do some seasonal decorating on the console in my entryway to sort of change it up regularly. I like what I have, but it's always nice to keep things fresh. Great inspiration :)

  4. Congratulations!!! You're the BIG winner of the Lisa Leonard Designs gift card!!! Come on over and leave me a comment and I'll get your email address sent to Lisa Leonard so you can pick out some SUPER FUN jewelry!!!

    XO, Aimee


  5. I so, so need some of that glitter spray!! Love this!! Thanks so much for linking up with us at Mop It up Mondays!!