Monday, January 21, 2013

Rustic Glam Valentine Door Plaque

I decided to change it up for Valentine's Day and not do a traditional wreath for my door.

 


 
Instead, I made this heart plaque from a piece of scrap wood I found in our garage and some paint I had on hand.
 



I simply cleaned the wood and painted the entire piece with two coats of white paint.  When it was dry, I taped off my stripes and painted the pink (removing tape when done).  I then printed a heart shape that I found online onto card stock, cut it out and traced it onto the wood. I used gold craft paint to fill in the heart and when it was dry I sanded the entire piece to give it a weathered look.



I think it looks rather lovely and unexpected against our red front door.




A couple of final things:  To hang I just hot glued a paper clip to the back of the wood. I strung it with some left over lengths of ribbon I had in my craft drawer. Also, believe it or not, the pink (Honeysuckle) and white (Bright White) paint is leftover from the MyColor™ inspired by Pantone® Painting Party back in October.  This paint seriously goes a long way and I continue to be amazed at how many projects I am able to use it on!  The gold is FolkArt Metallic in Pure Gold.


 
 







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23 comments:

  1. super cute! chevron plus distressing plus bling is love!

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  2. I like it a lot. It's not too foo foo. <3

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  3. Love your new creation! (and your red front door!)
    Thanks so much for visiting!!!
    Happy Monday...
    Cindy

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  4. That is such a fun, modern take on Valentine's Day. So Pinnable!!

    Lynn

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  5. Not only is it super cute, but we can we talk about your fabulous front door?

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  6. Perfect. Just the shape of your door and the fact that it is painted red would make me screech on my brakes and swoon. :)

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  7. Oh- I LOVE your front door--it has lots of character- xo Diana

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  8. Your front door is to die for!!!! Love what you did with a piece of wood!!! Looks awesome :)

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  9. So love that door and your wonderful Valentine decoration!
    xo

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  10. It looks great! What a super idea! It's nice to see something other than a wreath on the door.

    I'm so jealous of your front door, especially since we seem to think we had one like it & the previous owners changed it to a traditional rectangular door. Crazy!

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  11. I absolutely love this! It's so beautiful and really looks nice on your beautiful door. Megan

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  12. This is so cute and looks adorable on your red door. I love that you did something different!

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  13. Looks so wonderful hanging on your front door. Well done.

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  14. Perfect! Great idea. Love the red front door ad well :)

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  15. I love this idea! I found you at the Redoux Party and I’ve become your newest follower on GFC. I’m also hosting a party this week and I would love for you to come by and share this at my party - Fluster’s Creative Muster.
    http://www.flusterbuster.com/2013/01/flusters-creative-muster-party-4.html

    Hugs and Smiles,

    Robin
    @ Fluster Buster

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  16. I love your door! I have always admired the round doors! I love the heart project too!
    I just started a new link party and would love if you would come on over and share your post or social media sites. http://designeddecor.com/talkin-about-thursday-link-party4/

    DeDe@DesignedDecor

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  17. Hi Angela! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. :)
    This red door caught my eye! I just love it. So much character. And the heart project is lovely too! And so easy...love that! :)
    Hope you have a wonderful weekend.
    Nancy

    Oh, and I am a new follower. :)

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  18. Seriously love this SO much! Chevron - yes please! Gold - yes please! Distressed - yes please! Very very lovely!!

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  19. love your decor and that cute little door how cute once lived in a house with arch ways like that

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  20. Love the chevron in red! But oh that door is just amazing!

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  21. I have always dreamed about having a red front door. You had me there. The artwork is just a bonus.
    Thanks for sharing - have a blessed week!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

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  22. Love your red door and new Valentine glam!! Thanks for sharing at Simple & Sweet Fridays.

    Jody

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