Wednesday, April 6, 2016

A key ingredient

I started off with the other plaque that had been painted using crackle medium. Then came the saying that I found online which was perfect for a key that I had picked up as an impulse buy at Michaels a long time ago.


I coated the entire plaque with mod podge and then laid down the piece of burlap. To keep the burlap from fraying I covered the top of it with more mod podge. I had intended to hot glue the key down after everything had dried but in the mean time I had just laid the key down to see how I liked it. Later when I went back to glue the key on I discovered that it did the job itself. The mod podge  surprisingly created a pretty strong bond.

11 comments:

  1. That's a gorgeous plaque!

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  2. this is beautiful, my favorite so far.. love the key and can see why you bought it long ago.. the quote is perfect..like the wire much better to

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  3. It's a winner! I love everything about it!

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  4. Awww...the only thing is, like yesterday's plaque, is there a way to soften/blend in the cut-out words to the background?

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  5. Oh, this is sweet! Love the saying with the key...
    hughugs

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  6. Oh wow, these just keep getting better and better!

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  7. So pretty. It's true too.

    Have a terrific day Ann. Big hug to you and tons of scritches for Gibbs. ♥♥♥

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  8. The saying and the key are perfect together! I'm really liking these plaques!

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  9. Perfect! It turned out as it should be. I love it, the phrase, the key, all of it.

    Have a super evening Ann. :))

    xoxo

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  10. What a pretty plaque! I love the phrase.

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