4.6.10

House Hold Rules

This idea has been all around this blogging world and I finally finished mine!
I did it a little different. Here's how mine came out:


I was lucky with this project because I used things I alreay had on hand! Wait, I lyed, I did buy Command strips to hang it SO, I spent $3.00.

First, I came up with my sayings (or rules). I did it in a tile form; have the "starting" word in the middle and the rules on the side... (this is hard to explain). Here's a close up to show you what I mean...



SO, you would read it as follows: Always Participate, Always Strengthen, Always Help, Always Encourage...etc.

Then you need a board. Let me show you want I used for the board.


Yup, I used this normally "trashed" item that my Grandma saved for me. (She usually buys gift card holders in this 12 pack container from Costco). When she showed me, I new it would work perfect as a board.
Here's what I did:

I wrapped it in brown wrapping paper (again, already on hand)

Mod Podge the rule tile paper to the board

Put a thin layer of Mod Podge on top
Let dry.

Paint the edges black (making a frame around the paper)
let dry.

Since the board was NOT wood. I couldn't hammer a saw tooth hanging bracket on the back.... That's where the Command Picture Hanging Strips came into play.
You can print off a couple for these Command strips here

I placed two Command strips on the top corners and one on the bottom middle


Then I stuck it to the wall.

I also cut vinyl with my cricut:
Simpson's Household Rules....
Living in this World,
Experiencing all God's thrill

(oops, I just realize I didn't add the "h" in thrill. I'm going to have to fix that) lol
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5 comments:

  1. This is fabulous! Love how you did the rules with the starting word in the center. Great rules too.
    I'd love if you linked this up to my Scrappy Saturdays: http://myscrappygifts.blogspot.com/2010/06/16th-scrappy-saturdays.html

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  2. What a great idea. I love this! I am a new follower and I can't wait to read more. Hope to see you over at my place sometime. Come by and say hi and enter one of my new giveaways. They have low entries so you have a great chance at winning. Have a great week!

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  3. This is such a great idea! I'm stopping by from Marketing Mondays @ Trendy Treehouse!

    I would love for you to stop by craftsandsutch.blogspot.com when you get a chance to take a peek at what I've been up to. :)

    Have a super week!
    Erin :)

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  4. What a neat idea! You are very talented!

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