the fall was in full bloom up there.
This happens to be one of my favorite times of year!
Not to mention that my birthday is during this season.
Hey how about that, it just happens to be today.... :)
Happy birthday to me!!
What are the chances??? Haha...
I just felt it was missing something.
So, here we go...
I cut some wood.
Hubs always has some sort of wood hanging around. This might be an old piece of chestnut? I don't know, and don't really care... It just looked weathered and worn and that's what I was going for. (Just had to get the toes in the pic. Nice.)
This is where I was thinking it would go.
Yep! I like it!
Now for the real tedious work...
I wanted something that works with fall and thanksgiving.
I love this. We all have so much to be thankful for.
I definitely need to count my blessings more. It's really easy, just trace really hard to leave the imprint on the wood.
Of course, it's easier when the wood is soft, like this piece.
I've done this technique before, in the Easter sign
I made here, in Unemployed and Loving It!.
Then, I just used my tiny paint brush and painted away.
I probably should have taken more pics, but I forgot. Sorry. I decided to use a gradient effect on the word blessing.
I am really pleased on how it came out!!
I felt it just needed a little something more, so i added a leaf in the corner.
Now that makes me smile. :)
It really is so easy to make these signs. It just takes a steady hand and patience. Not that I really have either... I just take breaks.
That seems to work!
Have a great weekend!
Remember to Count Your Blessings!