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DIY Thanksgiving

By Classy Clutter on Nov 06, 2012
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Well Fall is in full swing! It's nice and cool/cold in most areas and the leaves have changed and fallen! I already completed my Fall Mantel but I wanted to make just one more thing to remind us to "Give Thanks" since that is really what Thanksgiving is all about. This is a super easy and quick craft and I think it adds the perfect touch to any mantel, shelf or it would even be perfect on your Thanksgiving dinner table! 

Here's how it's done:

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1.  I had a piece of 1"x6"x5' board I purchased from Home Depot a while ago. I measured 26" long and marked the wood.

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2. Next, I took my jigsaw and cut the board on my marking. If you don't have a jigsaw, Lowe's and Home Depot will cut wood for you if purchase it in their store. I got my jigsaw at Walmart for around $20 and I love that I have it on hand for quick cuts like this.

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3. Then, I painted the board with Folkart Gold Metallic paint with a sponge brush.

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4. I used my Silhouette to cut out the "Give Thanks" vinyl decal. If you do not have a vinyl machine, you can purchase the "Give Thanks" vinyl from my shop, here.

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5. Finally, apply your vinyl once your paint has dried! DONE! Told ya, easy huh!?

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You can learn how to make the ruffled burlap garland here.

Thanks for stopping by today! Happy Election Day!
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