OK, no joke, this sign has taken me 5+ months to complete.
You ever have those projects that look perfect in your mind...
but you start them and they are not turning out so perfect in reality...
well, this was one of those.
Finally I think I got it!
It looks NOTHING like the original vision...
but I like it nonetheless.
This sign is for my parents...paying a little
a little homage to their love of the outdoors, the beach
and my Dad's ever popular "It's seventy and sunny" greeting.
It was supposed to be a Christmas present...
so I am either really early or really late.
- 1/4 “ plywood, cut to 24” L x 16” H 1/2” plywood (you need a 24”L x 16”H piece to cut the sun
- NOTE: You can use all 1/4” or all 1/2” plywood to make the sun and base. I used the 1/4” for the sign to make the sign a little lighter. And I liked how much the 1/2” plywood stood out from the base.
- Gorilla Glue Wood Glue
- Jigsaw (DeWalt from Rockler)
- Decoupage, DecoArt
- Americana Acrylic Paints, DecoArt in Bright Yellow, Canyon Orange and Jack-O-Lantern
- Canvas Corp paper, Beach Sampler on Ivory, Blue and Ivory Chevron, and Blue and Ivory Beach Words Reverse
- Foam brush, Rockler
- Paint brush (I used my old Purdy brush designated especially for crafts - by me!)
- 2 – 3” DISChangers
- Stencils Elmer’s Painters Marker, Black
- Dremel Multi-purpose tool
- Distress Ink
Here is a sneak peek...
Grab some paper
Sand it and mark it up!
See ya at the beach!