Friday, March 23, 2012

RELAX Altered Board










I have been hoarding this board on my back porch for almost six months. It was aging through winter. Going for a nice natural weathered gray look. A friend handed it to me a while back after pulling it out of one of our local rivers here and said make something out of it.

At the time I was a bit perplexed.

This past weekend I walked passed it and I thought it needed to have the words "RELAX" on it. It was previously a paddle I think. Thinking of a warm sunny river and floating down in a canoe, this seemed to fit.

Modge podged on the title that I cut out on my Silhouette, added a bit of glimmermist here and there and a gesso/glimmermisted flower sun shape, and then went over the whole thing again with Shimmer Modge Podge.



























And, here is where I installed it. Over my spare room bed! It had these predrilled holes that made running  a bit of wire a breeze!


Hope you find some time today to RELAX, if not, the weekend is peeping it's head around the corner!

9 comments:

  1. RELAX board fits nicely into your guest room. Your "rents" need to get back soon to enjoy. Nice job, Mitra.

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  2. Love this! What a nice look!

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  3. WOW, the lamp the tutorial the wedding box and this...I have been in the bubble. Mitra, these are all amazing posts and I had the best time reading them. I really hoenstly thought you'd put something about heading up a certain creek without a......
    Hmmm, I think I need to find me a paddle now.
    I enjoyed the break I took visiting your blog. Thank you again for the wonderful package too. :)

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  4. Wow, i love this! Nice job. xx

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  5. Excellent!! That room is coming along so nicely now :)

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  6. Perfect for above a bed! Great job!
    Alison xx

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  7. This is great! You'd pay a fortune in one of those trendy 'homeware' shops for it...do I spy a couple of lamps that were in the basement for a wee bit?????:):):)

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  8. How fabulous! you are so creative! It looks great on the wall there!!

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  9. Have to agree the Relax sign looks beautiful and worked perfectly above your head.

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