Summer blocks

 We can’t totally claim rights to these fun blocks.  A darling friend, Kristen, from church takes the award for creativity…dontcha just adore the banner on the “S” – it matches the background on the first “M”…such cute details.  Anyway, we provided vinyl for this project at our church craft night and wanted to share the  with you. 
This is a super easy tutorial, even a beginner crafter can handle it as the pics are pretty self-explanitory (:

D-I-Y Summer blocks:

Supplies:

*2×4 piece of wood
*scrapbook paper
*ribbon & twine
*Mod Podge
*vinyl letters
*sticky dots + foam sticky dots


Directions:
1: Cut 2×4 into 6 blocks, our dimensions are:
    S=5 1/2 ” (tall) x 3 1/4″ (wide), U=4×3 1/4, M=5×3 1/4, M=3 1/2 x3 1/4, E=4 3/4×3 1/4, R=3 1/2x 3 1/4
2: Sand blocks til smooth.
3: Paint the edges/sides *optional!
4: Cut scrapbook paper to size of block, ModPodge onto wood
5: After dry, apply vinyl letters {available in our shop}
6: For “S” banner: cut 3 small circles from scrapbook paper, fold them in half.  Put foam sticky dots on the top edge of wood & push the half circle in place.  Then put sticky dot inside half circle so it stays closed.
7: Finish embellishing with ribbon. 


Viola!~easy seasonal decor for under $10!

{Melanie from Reasons to Skip the Housework is also sharing this tute with her readers this week in honor of her 500 followers gala, be sure to stop by as she’s having giveaways every day, wee!}
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Please stop by {HERE} to see the plethora of absolutely FAB giveaways in honor of this sweet couple hoping to adopt 🙂 

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11 Comments

  1. these are so adorable.. but that lemonade stand might possibly be the cutest thing EVER!

  2. the colors are perfect for summer- so nautical. great job!

    mindi @ crafty joy
    craftyjoy.blogspot.com

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