Saturday, June 27, 2009

What to do with a load of old wood?

I got my grubby little hands on a load of 80 year old planks from an old veranda.
Some time this afternoon was  spendt a bit of time removing some old nails so I could use the wood for all kinds of fun things ( I'm thinking frames for stitcheries, bird houses and many more ideas)
Having been biten by the stencil bug I thought I should try and sand one of the boards back enough to stencil on it ( THICK layer of green paint on the boards) and see how that would turn out. I must say I like it! It will need to be prim-ed up a bit more, but we'll have to wait with that til the paint is dry.

A lot more nails to remove and some more sanding to do too, may have to leave that for J to do, as I did notice a few spider egg sacks on a few planks, and I'm not going anywhere near those!!


clare's craftroom said...

The possibilties are endless for you with those planks , good for you . The one you've done looks great .

bayrayschild said...

Hi there Jazy!

So glad you stopped by my blog.
In answer to your question...that cupboard of mine does not float and if I thought it would I'd anchor it down so it wouldn't go anywhere. Ha!
I just love it!

I enjoyed reading your blog!

ohiofarmgirl said...

Can't wait to see what you come up with....have fun. Dianntha