Supplies needed for this project:
Wood - 1 piece 11"X 14", 2 pieces 2" wide and 11" long cut on a 45 degree angle, and 2 pieces 2" wide and 14" long cut on a 45 degree angle.
Proxxon Band Saw
Proxxon Delta Sander
Plaid Mod Podge - Glossy
Plaid Home Decor Chalk Paint - Yellow Crochet
Sharpie Marker - Wide
2 Paint Brushes
Decorative Upholstery Tacks
Large picture hanger w/brads
To begin with I cut out all of my pieces of wood on the Proxxon Band Saw
I then used the Proxxon Delta Sander to sand off any rough spots and splinters from the wood.
I took my scrapbook paper and decoupaged it to the base piece of wood before I tacked on the frame part of the project. I decoupaged it and then used the Plaid Mod Podge glossy to put two coats of the Plaid Mod Podge on top of the paper.
I then painted the frame part of the project with the Plaid Folk Art Home Decor Chalk Paint in Yellow Crochet. Once this was done I cut some butterflies out of a napkin and decopauged them to the frame with the Plaid Mod Podge - Glossy and added an extra couple of coats on top of the butterflies.
I took my wide Sharpie and wrote the saying " Clean. Single. Looking for a mate" on the frame and applied three coats of the Plaid Mod Podge - Glossy to the whole frame. I flipped it over when dry and tacked on the picture hanger. I tacked on the string using upholstery tacks to hold it tight, and using the tiny clothespins I hung up three baby socks which really didn't have mates.
I thought this turned out really cute and I have a nephew whose daughter's socks were lost that this may go to lol. (I think the washer eats them).
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