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« on: January 23, 2012 01:05:16 PM »

I was given a simple, black, plastic plastic letter "E" from my cousin a while ago, and stashed it away. I recently found it again and decided it needed a make over. I spray-painted it in a tiffany blue. Then I cut out little sparrows from some left over, thick card stock and spray-painted them metallic gold. After it all dried, I used a gluegun to attach the birdies, and voila! A perfect gift for my cousin's daughter "Eden". Now I collect letters everywhere. I'd love input and ideas on future letter projects from you all! Thx!

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« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2012 01:13:31 PM »

Oh my gosh - this is awesome!  I love anything with birds - your gold silhouettes on that Tiffany blue - BEAUTIFUL.  Nice job!!   Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2012 04:01:06 AM »

I think I've seen letters at Target before in their low dollar bins.  I'm going to look more carefully the next time I go there.  Good job.   Smiley

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