504 Main by Holly Lefevre: Guest Post! Preppy Girl on the Farm
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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Guest Post! Preppy Girl on the Farm

Hi all! Today I am very happy to have
(I have always wanted to live on a farm...for real).
I saw this monogram subway art takeoff and thought
it was different and am so happy
Angela agreed to share her project here!
Preppy Girl on the Farm
Hi 504 Main followers!! I am so thrilled to be here.
I am Angela, the Preppy Girl on the Farm.
I started the blog as a way to share my craft projects
but also my adventures and misadventures on the farm.
I hope you enjoy my project.
I know you have seen a million monograms but hopefully this one is a little bit different.
You will need a canvas, spray paint, a template for your monogram and some sandpaper. My template was chipboard and I just punched out all the H's.
So spraypaint your canvas. I chose a dark brown.
Let that dry and then tape your template onto the canvas.
You can then spraypaint or hand paint your letters.
Let that dry. I then sanded the canvas to give it a worn look.
To add a little something extra, I glittered one of the chipboard letters and hot glued it to the finished canvas. I always use Martha Stewart glitter. It has extra sparkle and comes in many great colors.
A fairly simple and inexpensive project.
I hope you'll join me at Preppy Girl on the Farm.
Don't forget The WHITE Party is still happening!
Link up you WHITE decor, crafts, baked good, items from the kitchen -
you name it. In fact you can enter various shade of WHITE too
(ivory, blush, french grey, etc.)!
Go check out the amazing entries!


  1. That is really cute! Thanks for sharing and so happy to follow your blog.

  2. Isn't that just the cutest project! Of course, the glitter really made the whole project ;)

  3. I really love this.....but I'm curious about the stencil. Did she buy them? Or make them? Either way, I want one!!!!



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