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jayhawk4
« on: June 25, 2007 08:06:55 AM »

I haven't posted much so far, but I've definitely been here a lot looking for inspiration!  Smiley

I've been collecting Jones Soda labels for a while, and I was trying to think of what to do with them.  Here's what I came up with! 

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I bought an unfinished wood frame for $3.99 at a local craft store.  This one was great because it was for a 5x7" picture, but the edges were really wide...lots of space to work with!  Then I used black acrylic paint to paint the outside edges.  The next part took more of my time.  I had to cut and arrange the labels how I wanted them.  I like to put a little piece of scotch tape on the back while I'm doing that so that I can see what I have without sticking them down permanently.  Once I got that figured out, I pulled them off a little at a time and used glossy mod podge to glue them down to the wood.  One coat of mod podge later, I had the cute frame you see! 

I'd like to make sure it's all secured on there.  Should I give it another coat of mod podge, or is there something better to seal it with?  This was my first project using mod podge...
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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2007 09:54:02 AM »

Really fun and very professional-looking, too! (Somewhere the Jones people are wondering why they never thought of cool merchandising like that. :-) )
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2007 08:23:13 PM »

wow that looks so cool, and an awesome use of those cool labels!
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2007 09:40:17 PM »

Thanks!  I started making it with the intent to give it to my sister as a bday present, but when it turned out so well, I couldn't part with it!  Haha.  Guess I'll have to think of something else to give her.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2007 11:44:24 AM »

that's awesome! i love it!
and i love jones soda too!  Wink (especially the cream soda)
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« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2007 07:54:02 AM »

I really like this.  Jones soda is my favorite!  great job.
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« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2007 05:59:19 PM »

Haha I don't know if I would be able to part with it either.  I really like how it turned out, great use of the labels.  I'm going to have to start convincing my friends to drink Jones soda so I can steal the labels  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2007 12:41:40 PM »

Wow, that turned out great! I love those labels and always wondered what a good use for them would be. Nice job!   Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2007 02:26:37 PM »

A great idea that would work with any bottle labels, really.  (I'm thinking PBR for my barroom.)  I think I'd use at least one more coat of Mod Podge though.  I like the glossy finish myself, and I've found that it's much more durable with at least two coats.

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