Thursday, July 28, 2011

Happiness is a recipe card holder

Ever see a project idea and decide you have to do it immediately?  It just happened to me when I saw this wooden recipe holder from Mod Podger David here on Mod Podge Rocks.

This is my variation...

You know me, black is my favorite color.  I scrounged through my scrap wood box (yes, I have one), and came up with these three...

I was in such a hurry that I spray painted these before I took a before picture. 

The phrases were cut from a Melody Ross border that I had in my stash.  I Mod Podged them onto the blocks. Distressing the blocks was a last minute decision, but it worked out for the best.


To attach the metal clip to the top wood block, I used E-6000.  Because the block was a triangle, I needed to wedge it into this plastic cup to stabilize it.  I left it in there with the clip on top for a few hours until the glue set.  

 I decided to use Gorilla Glue to put this together.  It worked great--remember use it sparingly because it expands!

I thought I'd show you it in action.  This note about sums it up for my house!  How about you?


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  1. Great project! I found you through the linking party at Somewhat Simple :)
    I'd like to invite you to join my T.G.I.F. Linky Party to share your fabulous projects. I'm looking to grow my weekly party with fabulous projects just like this one. Here is the direct link and I hope you can visit sometime.
    T.G.I.F. Linky Party every Thursday evening - Tuesday

  2. This is wonderful!!! I definitely need to make something like this. And I'm glad things are exactly the same in your house "FEED ME" lol. Thanks for linking up again this week !

  3. So cute! Perfect execution on this one. :)


  4. Totally cute! Please come by and show this off at my VIP party today =)

  5. Just wanted to let you know I featured this as part of my BFF Link Party Wrap Up. Grab a featured button from my sidebar if you like :)


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