Sign Your Space — Challenge # 6

Put your personal stamp on your space; that’s what I thought we’d do with this Challenge.

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So, inspired by the swell monogram treasures we found last month, my daughter and I created our own initial art pieces. We both started with small (about 8″ x 10″) pre-primed, stretched canvases. Mine was oval, my daughter’s rectangular. We gathered up some acrylic paints, brushes and some metal leafing supplies.

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She was speedy and decisive. She said she preferred free handing her ‘P,’ and “no Mom I don’t need to use the silver or copper stuff.” I have to say, I think hers is so loose and fun; we should all paint more like eight-year-olds.

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After I painted the background on mine I was convinced it looked like a camo Easter egg, but I pressed on. I’ve wanted to try the metal leafing, so that’s what I did with my monogram. And now I think I’ll be copper leafing everything in site; it was so easy to use.

So short and sweet, there’s your inspiration. This week’s Challenge: Design and create something for your space that includes your initial or monogram. Could be an art piece, a decorated tray for your ottoman, a pillow in the shape of an ‘M.’ Anything goes. Just needs to include an your letter, and has to be for your home. Have fun!

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When you're done, snap a photo and submit your entry. Do so by Wednesday, June 10, 2009 to be included in the Ta-Da! Challenge Results post. We can't wait to see what you do!

Sign Your Space -- Challenge # 6

  • Submission Deadline: Wednesday, June 10, 2009
  • Ta-Da! Challenge Results: Thursday, June 11, 2009

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