Monday, May 28, 2012

Monogram Monday #1

I love monograms.  I love classic monograms, contemporary monograms, single letter monograms, monogram embroidery...I just love them.  I decided to dedicate Mondays to all things monograms.

For my kick-off monogram Monday, I decided to add a "C" to a mini garden toolbox that I picked up at Joann's a while back on the clearance rack for $1.97.  I used some off-white craft paint for the "C", went over it with an antiquing glaze, and took my sandpaper to it.  Then I wrapped some jute tightly around the handle, and glued the ends down.

Now I had a cute place to hold some of my seashells!

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  1. Very Cute and the tool box is adorable!

    Aledia @ Plum Perfect

  2. Such a sweet tool box!!!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

  3. Fun idea! Love the price too!


  4. The added touches really look great!!
    Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create!
    <3 Christina

  5. Isn't it amazing how simple touches can transform a piece? Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday!

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