A Journey To Forever

Earlier this year, my cousin gave me the most adorable gift by using a 2x4, paper and vinyl.  I thought these would make great gifts.  So I decided to make my own version.

I've had this project sitting around since June and I finally got it done last week.  I went to Home Depot and had a 2x4 cut up into 9 inch, 6 inch and 5 1/2 inch pieces.

Then I painted all the pieces black with some craft paint.

I cut some pattern paper to fit the blocks and so that a little of the black was showing around the edge.

I ordered some vinyl from Utah Vinyl.

I added the pattern paper to the wood with some Mod Podge.

Then attached the vinyl.

I added another coat of Mod Podge on top and then added a little ribbon to the "F".  I thought they turned out so adorable.

I ended up making a few different colors.

These would make great Christmas gifts too.  The paper combinations are endless. 

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  1. O'Kathy, they are adorable and they would indeed make a wonderful gift. You could send one my way...LOL!

    Enjoy your evening,

  2. Yeah....your cute ideas again! :) You have such a gift with coordinating paper!

  3. Look at you... they are beautiful! The patterns you picked all work so great together! Being the purple girl that I am... I would have to say that one is my very favorite! Vic

  4. These are great! I love wood art!
    Saw you on Thrifty Decorating :)

  5. I am pinning this and love the idea for a Christmas gift! thanks!

    Vicky @ http://messforless.blogspot.com

  6. Those are so cute! i love the paper you used and the colors are gorgeous!

  7. Very Cute and the colors you picked are so fun and cheery!

  8. Love your blocks! The colors you picked out are super cute. I'm pinning right now! =)


  9. I love love love these! I hope you don't mind me sharing with my readers.

  10. Those ARE adorable!!! I would be tickled to receive something like that as a gift! I love the wording you chose too! Thanks for linking up to WYLTC!

  11. These are adorable! Can you tell me what Font you used and the measurements ofthe letters? Thanks so much!!


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