Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Give Thanks!

Halloween is over, and the spooky stuff is put away for another year.
I've never really decorated for Thanksgiving beyond the wreath and leaves. I was doing some countdown blocks for my booth and thought up this really simple and cute block idea. 
Yes, I am so proud of myself because I am such a copy cat!
You guys all make some of the neatest stuff, and I'm proud that I came up with this on my own...
{At least I hope I did...I haven't seen them anywhere}

Here's what you need, and how I made it!

Mod Podge
Scrapbook Paper

1. Cut the wood.  The wood sizes are a 5" long base,the side wood is 4" and the square is 3 1/2X4". 
2.I painted them with the color Heritage Brick from Americana.
3.I layed the wood on the paper and traced around them, cut them out, and mod podged the paper to the wood. (I got the paper at Micheals)
4. Sand the edges of the wood
5. If you like the font/pumpkin this is what I used the font Milktop Girl that you can download from Kevin & Amanda's free scrapbook fonts! I used black vinyl and cut it out using my silhouette. The pumpkin is from KR Harvest Dings the pumpkin is letter "S'. 
6.Add your vinyl
7.Apply another  thin coat of mod podge on top of it all...

stand back...take a deep breath...
OK, that's what I did anyway..
then I smiled because I really love it! 
It sits in the middle of my kitchen table.  A perfect, cute, little addition to my Thanksgiving decor!

Have a great day!
I'm linking up at these fabulous parties!


  1. Oh how clever!!!!

  2. o i love it!!! very well done:)

  3. I love the thought. I love your blocks.

  4. Very cute! I love the vinyl and paper you used:)

  5. I was just finding about a great gift for my neighbor 's daughter. Because on this week her birthday, and me and my sister plan to give one gift. I hope it will be best for that kid.

  6. I love it! I would love if you linked this up at www.thecsiproject on Thursday. The challenge this week is Thanksgiving/fall so this would be perfect and you have a chance to win the top prize and a great giveaway.
    Come on by for great tutorials this week too!

  7. Love pinning it now! Hope I can get this done...if not for Thanksgiving, then for Christmas! Thanks!

  8. Very cute blocks! I like how you fit them together. :)

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