Thursday, August 22, 2013

Quick & Easy Grandparents Day Gift




Grandparents day is Sept. 8th. I wanted to share a gift idea I am really excited about.  It was very quick, easy and inexpensive!  My favorite kind of project.  It's a GREAT gift for those grandparents in your life.

I saw one of these for sale on one of the deal sites (sorry I can give the right credit to who did it) and thought that would be so cute to make.

I'll show you how easy it was.


You will need a 2 x 4-  mine is 16 inches and holds 6 pictures
paint
scrapbook paper
clothes pins
washi tape
Mod Podge
Vinyl or stickers
pictures


Begin by painting your wood.

  
While the paint is drying cover your clothes pins with washi tape.  This is a great project for all the washi tape you buy and haven't used. Is it really only me who does that?


Measure your paper.  You will have to piece it together and Mod Podge it onto your 2 x 4.


I cut my vinyl out with my handy Silhouette machine.  I started out with a blue and green vinyl and it didn't show up so I switched to black.  Once cut I placed the vinyl on my board. Note:  If you don't have a machine that cuts vinyl you could always use stickers.


I eyeballed the placement by adding my pictures to my clothes pins and laying them out on top. I hot glued them into place once I had them where I wanted them.


I LOVE how it turned out and I'm proud to display my grand kids!


This project could also be altered for any holiday, birthday or any other time you would need a small gift.

If you need some more vinyl project ideas you can find 20 here.



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11 comments:

Chinwags and Tittle-Tattles said...

Such a sweet and lovely project :) Sadly my grandparents have all passed away. But this is something I can show my future kids for them to make for their grandparents one day. Have a lovely weekend :)

Jenna LaFevor said...

Love this idea, so cute! Also wanted to say thanks for picking my table as one of the Pin It party features!

Rhonda Kueck said...

That is such a quick but super cute idea. We wish you would come by our link party and share your creativity. We are new bloggers but have a lot of energy and passion. Craft Frenzy http://obsessiveandcreative.blogspot.com
Thanks!

Lanaya | Raising Reagan said...

What a great idea ... I love how easy it is to make too.

Thank you for linking to Raising Imperfection.
Please come back Friday to see if you were featured. :)

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Cara Craft said...

Thanks for Linking up on Craft Frenzy Friday! This is so precious and I will definitely have to make one for my grandmother! She will love it! Come back and visit us Friday at http://craftdictator.blogspot.com!

PinkOddy said...

That is so sweet. Pinning. Thank you for joining in with motivational Monday

Kristen D said...

I'm waiting on some vinyl to arrive! I'm hoping I can get something like this made for Grandparents Day! This is so great!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

This is adorable, Barb! I'd love something like this myself!

Thanks for linking up to The Creative Home & Garden Hop! : )

Lisa Lynn said...

So cute! Thanks for sharing on the Creative Home & Garden Hop! Hope to see you again today...
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Mandy Hank said...

Barb this is adorable! So sentimental! My mom would start crying if I gave this to her from her grandkids! I am featuring it on my blog today! Thank you so much for linking up with Get Your DIY on! I hope you'll come back tonight and link up your "all star" projects!

Mandy @ The Hankful House Blog

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