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31 Day Challenge- Fence to Frame

This was a project that lived in my head long before it ever took physical form. Remember all that fencing I told you about? The pile in our yard, calling my name? First I used it to create a planked wall in the bathroom. Then I couldn't get the idea of this frame out of my head until it started to take formation. So I took my fence pieces to my handy neighbor and asked him to teach me how to make a frame out of them. The next thing I knew, after telling him my design, it was complete the next day.

 I had the print made at Costco and mounted it onto a 16x20 canvas with Mod Podge, and rolled over the top with a sponge roller to protect it and create a canvas look.
 It turned out exactly the way I wanted it to. But it wasn't quite complete, because the real inspiration was yet to take shape. While on our summer vacation this year, the children and I were enjoying some tunes in the car when a song came on the radio and I said, "That's it!" The children, of course, had no idea what I was talking about, so I told them my idea. They are so supportive of their crazy mom. Hahaha! (I have great kids ;}) So when I got to this point,  I needed to stencil the message. Using my Cricut I decided on the opposites attract cartridge and made a stencil out of poster board style cardboard, the same way I made my garage door message. (You can read about that here).

                               Now my frame is complete and I'm thrilled with how it turned out.
                             It's just exactly how I imagined. Love it when a project goes your way!

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  1. Love it when that happens too! Love that frame! It is awesome!

  2. I love when something turns out like I pictured it! Also love using old wood. So much character! Nice job!
    ps found you on the fun friday blog hop

  3. How nice to have something in your head turn into something in the world. I like that you added the lyrics too (I might have that song stuck in my head now, and that's alright with me!)

  4. Looks great! I love working with old fences.

  5. Love this!! The words are the perfect addition :)

  6. This is awesome! Love it!! Thanks for linking up on DIY Sunday Showcase!! I'm gonna pin this one to our board!!


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