Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Bring on the Games
I used to love to play games...Scrabble, Connect Four, Yahtzee, cards! In our house, we have some old games that we weren't going to do anything with, so I decided to decorate with them.
In the picture above, I took a 5x7" frame, cut out scrapbook paper to insert behind it and began coming up with words for my Scrabble blocks. I decided there were enough letters to spell out our last name: McDonnell, the word "love" and both of our names, "Bill" and "Lis." Once I had it all laid out, I took some tacky glue and glued the letters to the outside of the glass to create this cute little frame.
This was fun, simple and easy to do.
Next, I had a Chinese Checker board and I thought that it would look great just above my crocks on the wall. So I took some Command adhesive for wall hangings and attached it to the back of the board and mounted it on the wall. I was pleased with the display.
Do you have things in your house that you can use for decorating. Recycling old items can be a lot of fun:)