Wednesday, August 28, 2013

DIY Scandi-Inspired Blocks

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I've been on a bit of a scandi kick. 

And the little hits of mermaid-like hues in the living room are making me super de duper cheery so I decided to combine the two into a fun, easy  and cheap accessory:
Scandi-inspired painted blocks!
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I found a cute assortment of wood creations at my local Windsor Plywood that I plan to get crafty with, but the blocks I picked up for $1 each were just calling for some color!
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A little bit of acrylic paint, in any colors you like.
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And some good painters tape to make your simple, graphic designs with.
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Simplicity is key, just have fun and don't over think it!
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I found it was easy to cut patterns into the tape for zig zags, instead of trying to free hand it.
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All done I think they are a happy and fun little accessory!
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Wren loves coming up with combinations too, so I guess they could make a funky toy.
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But when you are as crazy about decorating as I am then they already are a toy!
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4 comments:

Freckles Chick said...

I'm loving the wood + mermaid look!! Such a fun project. I was so intrigued when I saw your IG yesterday--tease ;-)

Jetsetter said...

You Amaze ~ You Dazzle ~ You Inspire. Thanks for all you do and put up on your blog Holly!

curly purplepig said...

these are all so pretty! thanks for sharing!

Kristen said...

I did christmas ornaments just like this, and put a little metal hook in the top for hanging on the tree :)

 
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