Then I added a turqoise blue watered down paint on top. I let some of the brown show through.
Is still really wanted a little more of the brown to show. I saw on pinterest somewhere a tutuorial that suggested using masking tape. So I decided to give it a try. It did help to even it out a bit better.
You can see at the top. It even took it all the way down to the wood. I love the added interest.
So then I ended up with this cool looking piece of wood. I couldn't just let it go at that. Soooo I decided to make a sign for my kitchen. Just a Sandie's kitchen or Mom's kitchen wouldn't quite get it. Since I live in the great state of Texas, I decided on a feed lot sign. I haven't ever seen one, but since I have three boys it is totally appropriate. So I googled cow images and came up with the cutest cow ever. So I drew it on and here it is in progress. He is cute isn't he??? I happen to love love love cows, so he was just what I wanted.
Once I finished painting him, (Well, I didn't have any white paint. So we can pretend it's all painted right???? Who would have thought? No white?!?!? Crazy huh?) I need to do the lettering. I hate my handwritting, so my handy dandy Cricut to the rescue. I cut out the letters, and traced around them.
Then I just painted them in and outlined them in black. I love the finished product. My poor buddy got about 100 text pictures during this project, but I just loved it more and more. So here is the finished sign.
So all that was left was to hang it on the wall. It looks just perfect in it's new home.
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