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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

St. Patrick's Day Vintage Postcard Blocks


This week for Vintage Thingies Thursday I wanted to share the blocks I made using vintage St. Patrick's Day postcards (reproductions). Be sure to visit the Colorado Lady to join in the fun!

My little blocks start out as simple 2x4 scraps from my husband's job site. I then sand the edges, spray paint them, choose my vintage image (there are many sites online that share them for free), print the image on card stock, add special touches such as glitter and ink, mod podge the postcard to the block and finish with ribbon. Not too hard and fun to make! They make me happy each time I look at them! :-)



17 comments:

Debbie said...

Such a clever idea and they are so cute.

Charlotte said...

Crafty lady! Great idea to use old postcards.

Vonlipi said...

Great idea! You're very crafty!

P. said...

Such a pretty way to display these! Very creative!

LV said...

My word you created and designed some very nice work. You did super job on your green day things.

Manang Kim said...

Oh wow that is so pretty!!

VTT~Old cameras

Jessica Hills said...

Those are so creative! Thanks for the comment on my blog. If you are interested in joining, I am starting a link party called Favorite Things Friday...I will be starting the 19th. I hope you come join in!

CC said...

They've very beautiful..and very sweet. I love them. Happy VTT..have a lovely weekend.

SueWis said...

Very cute idea! Nice job on these.

Coloradolady said...

THese are so cute! What a great idea. Have a great VTT!.

Stephanie said...

Great idea, especially since they make you happy!! Peace, Stephanie

The Happy Homemaker said...

This is a great project!!!I can see them as place cards, that guests can take home as party favors...

Russell Family said...

Cute Sarah!

SueLovesCherries said...

Hi Sarah! Cute blocks! I'll have to try some. Question about the mod podge, though - do you use in on just the back of the paper, or front also? I ask because when I use it on the front, my ink blurs some, and I have a nice HP printer, too. I use Plaid Royal Coat, not Mod Podge brand - wonder if there's a difference. Thanks! You can email an answer from my blog.

Cool's Cabin said...

Sarah,
Hi! I have been trying to figure out how to contact you regarding the bunny swap! I have your gift, but just need to know your address! My contact info is jtcoolfamily@msn.com My blog page is jtcoolfamily.blogspot.com Thanks! Tracy from Indiana

Mollye said...

Hi Sarah, I'm reminding that you send your Bunny Package to Susan from Days Too Short. Please contact her for her address if you do not already have it. Thanks, Mollye

Becky said...

Sarah! Love the St Pat's postcard blocks.

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