Spring Palette Art

My Spring Palette Art is keeping up with one of crafting’s biggest trends – palettes!  Just search “wooden palette” on Pinterest – you will get a variety of ideas!  Since, I started paying attention to it in detail, I see left over palettes everywhere!  There were two next to a restaurant we ate at the other night and I have seen several in our neighborhood (lots of new construction).

While making my weekly pilgrimmage to Hobby Lobby, I came across this cute little palette-esque serving tray!  I bought it without any idea how I was going to use it.  (I tend to shop impulsively…lol)  Thankfully, inspiration hit and the Spring Palette Art turned out to be the centerpiece of my Springtime Mantel!

Spring Palette Art at createcraftlove.com #spring #palettes

Wanna make your own Spring Palette Art?

Here’s what you need:

Palette (of your choosing)
Cameo
Silhouette Vinyl
Paint and sponge brush
Glue gun
Silk flowers

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 Once again, I began by printing up a vinyl stencil on my Cameo.  Adhering it to the wood was quite difficult.  It didn’t want to stick!  But I made it work.

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{This a good picture of what NOT to do.  I ended up moving the stencil slightly to the right after this picture was taken.  Make sure yours doesn’t have bubbles like this one!}
 Then using the sponge brush, I carefully painted the letters.  I ended up doing two coats so it “popped” but not a third because I wanted to be able to see some of the wood.
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Let the paint dry before removing the stencil.

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Then I hot glued some silk flowers in the corners and TA-DA!

Spring Palette Art at createcraftlove.com #spring #palettes
I can’t believe how this turned out!  I love it!!
 

About the author

Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. Author: Jill Fritz is a full time outside the home working mommy turned craft blogger. She offers craft/DIY tutorials for Pinterest addicts, craft junkies, DIY fanatics and busy mamas. Jill started Create.Craft.Love. as place to showcase her craftiness and to encourage others to do the same. Create.Craft.Love is a place where passion and creativity collide! Google

Comments

  1. Impulsive shopper is my middle name when it comes to Hobby Lobby! Love what you created and I love the color of the flowers you decorated around it with :) very spring like!

  2. Stopping by from the Welcome Wednesday Blog Hop! http://queenofsavings.com

  3. Adorb! I can never keep pallets because my husband always ends up burning them in the firepit before I can get my hands on them. One of these days I’m going to sneaky-steal one and do something hopefully as awesome as this.

  4. Hi! I’m blog hopping today and I’m following your blog. Please stop by and say hi when you get a chance. Hope your having an awesome day.

    April
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  5. This is BEAUTIFUL! And I love that it looks like the pallet art, but is smaller so I feel like it would fit better wherever you would like! :)

    Brie @ BreezyPinkDaisies

  6. Super cute, love the rustic country chic look. Thank you for sharing with us all. :) New follower with linky tools.

  7. This is so cute! I’m going to have to make one! I love your blog…great ideas! I’m your newest GFC follower and I’d love for you to come visit my blog sometime. Have a great day!

    Marilyn
    4you-withlove.blogspot.com

  8. The tray is so adorable! I would love for you to link it up at my party going on now! Hope to see you there!

    Jill
    http://www.jillifyit.com

  9. This turned out so cute! Great job.

  10. I love it! The purple flowers are gorgeous. Your pictures really show step by step what you did as well. I’m following. I host a weekly link party on Wednesdays and I’d love it if you stopped over and linked up. You can check it out at http://www.thenymelrosefamily.blogspot.com/2012/03/whimsy-wednesdays-1.html.

  11. This is really cute. I so need to invest in a Cameo :)

  12. Very CUTE!! I love it. I also need to invest in a cameo. Seeing so many wonderful things made with them.

    Cute blog…maybe you’ll stop by and visit mine sometime. Would always love new bloggy friends.

    New Follower!

  13. wow this is super duper awesome .. loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee it x

  14. WOW!!! This is great!!! Love it!! Would be THRILLED to have you share this at my link party going on now….Would love to have you be a new follower of my blog too! Following you via LINKY FOLLOWERS

  15. This is so cute!! Thanks for sharig!

    http://www.heatherspapercrafts1.blogspot.com

  16. I’m so glad you shared this at Whimsy Wednesday at The Ny Melrose Family. I look forward to seeing what you share this week.

  17. Oh my how cute!! I really like your take on the pallet art! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

    • Hi again! I am featuring your spring pallet at our party tomorrow. You know how much I love it! Thanks so much for partying with us.:)

  18. Jill- Your Spring Pallet Art was featured on my blog today! Thanks for linking up and feel free to grab a featured button:)

    http://karismaheartsavannah.blogspot.com/2012/03/friday-frolic-top-5-features.html

  19. This Pallet art is too cute! I am passing on the Liebster Blog Award to you. Come visit http://urbanhoot.blogspot.com/2012/03/liebster-blog-award.html to find out how to pass the award on.

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