Monday, April 5, 2010

Brag Monday at Graphics Fairy

Oh boy!  I get to join in for the first time at Brag Monday at the Graphics Fairy.

Lynne - stop reading right now!

This is my very simple project.  I took a little wooden plaque I picked up at Michaels.  I then adjusted the size of the vintage birthday postcards to fit the plaque (proportions weren't ideal, but I had to work with what I had).  Of course I got the vintage birthday card images from my favorite vintage graphics source - The Graphics Fairy
The Mod Podge came out and away we went.  After drying, I "painted" the edges with glue and dipped them in glitter.  Oh yes, I also used a brown ink pad to distress the edges a little, but I didn't know what I was doing.  With practice I'll get better.
I sent these to my blog friend for her birthday along with some other goodies.  I'll show you more of those later.
What will she do with three birthday plaques?  Celebrate big time!  Or give them to a friend!  Or whatever she wants!

Thanks for coming by and visiting.  Maybe you'd like to make some with me the next time?  I have a few plaques left over and I've got tons of glitter.  Wouldn't that be fun?
Please stop by the Graphics Fairy to see what other crafts and art have been created using Karen's graphics.


  1. These are lovely!!! What a great idea, for those cards! Thanks so much for linking up these very pretty plaques, for "Brag Monday"!

  2. So totally worth bragging over! These are just too cute.

  3. They really are pretty. She is a lucky lady. Carol

  4. these are absolutely lovely, your friend is so lucky

  5. Your post made me laugh! Your friend is a lucky girl- the gifts are beautiful and if she doesn't actually NEED 3 plaques, well, I know where you could send the extras! Wish we could all make some together.
    Thanks for sharing!

  6. Oh, how pretty these are! I have some wooden plaques around here someplace. Now I will be hunting for them.

  7. Those are so cute! I love the Graphics Fairy. I'll be right over to craft with you!

  8. Those plaques are just darling! I love them!!

    Susan and Bentley

  9. WOW...what amazing work. They are just gorgeous. Great job. Brag away definitely are a fine artist!

  10. Hi Sweet Bee,

    These are so lovely. What a nice birthday gift to give to someone and a lovely memory. Great job.

  11. These are gorgeous. I especially love the bird plaque. I would truly adore a gift like this. Love your creativity! Be back to visit soon!

  12. How adorable! What a cute progect.

  13. Love them all especially the last one. Good job!!!

  14. Very pretty! What a lucky friend. :)


  15. Lynne, the birthday girlApril 6, 2010 at 5:51 PM

    It's me -- the luckiest friend EVER! Just so you know -- the plaques are even more gorgeous in person. What Sweet Bee didn't mention is that she coordinated the glitter to the ribbon colors. I have all three plaques propped up at my computer. Now that I'm allowed to, I'm gonna read her next post.

  16. Beautiful. I especially like the colors on the third one :)


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