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Driftwood House Number Marker

By Homeroad on Aug 05, 2012
Imagine if you will, a 50 something, grown man
rolling a 3' high, 100+ lb. driftwood stump 
down the beach...

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I told my husband I had a good idea for it,
he must have liked my idea or he never would have lugged this huge thing home.... 



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He said "you know I could have lifted it onto my shoulder in my younger days"...
It's ok honey, rolling works. 

Anyway...

Now that it made it's way into my garage, 
I can work some magic on it...

I taped off 2 areas to paint stripes...

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I gave it a black stripe around the center 
and painted the top white...

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This flat area is what inspired me...

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I cut out the number 12 for
my house number...

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I gave the back of the stencil a spritz of 
spray adhesive...
and stuck the number to the stump.

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I used black paint to stencil in the number.

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I threw it up onto my shoulder 
and moved my 
new buoy stump out to the yard...
(no, only kidding!)

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My husband loves it so I guess it was worth 
rolling it all the way down the beach.


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