Wooden Block Class Here

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Post by mkcdaisy » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:32 pm

Now this is the start of the hybrid one I am working on. The block is not quiet 4". I decided to make this one in the colors of my kitchen and place some frequent used recipes on it. When it is done I will be leaving it out on the counter.

sorry these are blurry - the camera was apparently not happy with me
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the block is painted with normal acrylic paint and then distressed with sandpaper - especially on the edges. The digi part is the papers, recipes, letters and a few ribbons - especially those worked into the lettering. I used digital templates on a few of the sides to show how easy that can be done. They were printed on a laser printer on cardstock.

The plan is to add ribbon, flowers and embellishments like I did on the Christmas one. I will be covering the block with a thin layer of Mod Podge before embellishing to make sure it doesn't get messed up in the kitchen. You may also do this with the first one - though I did spray it with a sealer after adding the photo corners.

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Re: Wooden Block Class Here

Post by Heidi1154 » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:32 pm

Really nice job Amanda!
Thanks for the class and your time!
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Re: Wooden Block Class Here

Post by mkcdaisy » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:35 pm

Well ladies that is all I had. Took a little bit longer to get it all posted than I had hoped but I hope you enjoyed it and are inspired.

If you have ANY questions please PM me and I will get them answered for you.

I can't wait to see what you all come up with - make sure you post them.

I will be putting all this in an article as well tomorrow so once it is published - tomorrow night or sunday I would guess - you will be able to look at it here.

Ok, now its your turn. :-D

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Re: Wooden Block Class Here

Post by betseymae » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:39 pm

Wow - these came out great - thanks for the class!

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Post by SBcrazee » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:55 pm

Just got on here. The blocks turned out great. I'd like to make some.
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Re: Wooden Block Class Here

Post by naney1952 » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:55 pm

Thanks for the great class Amanda!!
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Post by craftyfool » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:56 pm

I LOVE the idea of a recipe block. :-D I had to run do the FS and missed the rest of this.

I will definitely be making some of these! THANKS Amanda!!
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Post by writerlady » Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:01 pm

Ondrea - my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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Post by writerlady » Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:02 pm

Amanda - thank you for this class! I'm looking forward to working on mine - and I LOVE the recipe one!!!
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Post by Heidi1154 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 5:29 pm

I finally finished mine!
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Post by LyndaKay » Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:37 pm

This looks like a great project .... I'll hang in and watch, and get the supplies this week.


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Re: Wooden Block Class Here

Post by LyndaKay » Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:41 pm

craftyfool wrote:I got a little behind, just got a call that my great Uncle passed away. :(

But, I'm all caught up now. It's looking really nice Amanda!!
Oh gosh, I'm sorry for your loss!


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Post by Retiree3 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 10:02 pm

Nice job Amanda!
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