Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Some of my peeps are getting together


For a little fall fun!

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One of the things I love most about fall are the leaves.  I decided to use leaves as my inspiration for a DIY.  (I’ve done this before, as some of you might know.)

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I found a little side table with a plain pine top at a yard sale for a few dollars.  I found some maple leaf clip art on line, I taped it on top of the table, and used a ballpoint pen to trace the outline, which showed up in the pine.
maple leaf clip art
(from Google images)
I used MMS Tricycle paint to paint the leaf and the stripes, which I taped off.
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I used MMS Grain Sack for the white, then waxed the entire thing.
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The base had a very northwoodsy vibe to it, and I like the way it looks with the top.
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Before…
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…and after!
(The takeaway from this is to trace with a pen on soft wood and you can color it in!)

I would love for you to visit each of the other blogs who are participating with me
in the Fetsival of Fall, hosted by The Everyday Home blog and Barb Garrett.
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Each day will be a different theme, and I am sure you will
love seeing all the great projects presented each day -
so please come back and see what's new.
Monday: Fall Crafts
Tuesday: Fall Recipes
Wednesday: Fall DIY
Thursday: Fall Decor
Friday: Fall Home Tours

 


14 comments:

Laura @ Top This Top That said...

looks good, is that something you will sell or keep?

frances said...

Looks awesome Kirby, love the moose on the base as well. Very Canadiana Cheers Frances

Christy Little Our Southern Home said...

This turned out so beautiful! Yay for fall!! My favorite season. ~Christy

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

i always love the canadian flag pieces, eh. :)

Suzan Sweatman said...

You put this Canadian girl to shame Kirby - this is just fantastic - looks like it was meant to be there all along -
The true north strong and free !!!
xoxo

andi filante said...

It's fabulous, eh??

-andi

Tuula @ The Thrifty Rebel said...

Your moose table is amazing. Reminds me of something that should be in a Northern Ontario cabin. This Canadian girl has never done a flag project. One day maybe. Yours turned out great!

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

LOVE it!!

Cheryl in Wisconsin said...

What a perfect addition!

Karen Feral Turtle said...

Wow Kirby....that is fantastic!

Sherry @ Thrift My House said...

How pretty is that! Love your leaf inspired project Kirby!

karen@somewhatquirky said...

Perfect accent for that table base. Way cool!

Anne said...

Very cool and cleaver! Love this table!

Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking said...

What a cute little table! So thrilled to be on tour with you... PINNED!

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