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Sunday, January 13, 2008

LOVE



Finally!!!! back to the blogg...It has been a busy week...The diet was going great until the weekend! My husband wanted to go out to dinner Friday after work & who can resist chips & salsa sitting right in front of you?? I did make it to the gym a few times, so guess I am doing O.K. with that.

I made this as a Valentine decoration just for ME! The letters are something new at Michales, our local craft store...they are wood & only a couple of bucks each.

First I painted them black, then I Mod Podge scrapbook paper to the front. The paper I chose in single sheets at a local scrapbook store. Once the paper is on the front I sanded all of the edges & inked with black stampin' up ink & a sponge. Then added the embellishments....and that's it!! very quick & easy.

Now I am going to blogg surf for a while....have only had a chance here & there to take sneek peeks at what you all have been up to!...I'm so excited!!!

Happy Crafting!

Gwen

12 comments:

Marge Robertson said...

These letters are LOVEly, Gwen (pun intended). They are seriously beautiful!!! I like that you made them just for YOU!!! ;-)

Marge

PS: You've been Tagged (as I was by www.memystampsandi.blogspot.com from Glendale)! You have to post 7 Random Weird/ Facts about yourself on our blog (as do I)!

kraftykathy1 said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!
What a neat home decoration project.
kathy sbs 8

stampgalaxy said...

Well done with the diet. I love those letter. You've done a great job.

Kay SBS8

Su Davis said...

Oh Gwen - what timely and beautiful inspiration! I had 2 letters similar to these (well, blank wood! Around A4 size - 21cm x 30cm) off a friend for Christmas and I need to make them up soon! (an 'S' and a 'U'!)
Su
SBS8
Gloucester, UK

Melissa M. M. M. said...

This is stunning! I just "LOVE" your classy colour choice and how you've embellished it. I have to try making this kind of decoration; thanks for the inspiration, :0) Mel

Kelleast said...

These are beautiful! Great job (and I just might copy your idea). :)

Nancy said...

Gwen,

I think I need to make me one of them .. hmmmm I have a b'day coming up, maybe it can be my b'day present to myself.

:) sbs-8, Nancy

Frances said...

Absolutely 'love' this Gwen, fab choice of papers.

You really inspire me with all your home decor projects and I like the fact you made it for yourself :) at least you'll know it'll be appreciated!

debby4000 said...

Lovely letters, what a great idea.

My Paper World said...

They are beautiful! What a fab colour combo! they looks so classy!

Etha said...

Wow those letters are wonderful!! I never decorate for Valentines but that stuff looks very cool, I just might copy you right there! Neat colors too. Liked your random facts, I've never been to Disney World LOL....

kathleenh said...

Your Love letters are gorgeous!

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