joy to the world ~ wood slice project ♥


Christmas is next week!
these past few weeks flew by ...
i just wanted to say thank you thank you thank you ... for the love & support given to my blog and my shop ♥ it puts so much gladness in my heart to hear that God is encouraging you through this little place here in bloggy land, and i really appreciate all of you so much!

i spent some time last week putting up a few new Christmas decorations
and this wood slice art is one of  the things i wanted to try ... so here it is!




the wood slice is from AC Moore
the wooden letters are from Michael's
i found a huge box of maps at a rummage sale,  and i bought the whole thing for $7!
( i ♥ rummage sales with big boxes of maps)




i mod podged the map onto the wood, 
when it was dry, went over the top with two more coats for a shiny finish




once you cut the twine to fit, string the letters and wrap the ends around to the back of the wood ... just a little dab of hot glue and some felt will hold it like Fort Knox




super easy project with just a few supplies ... i love the simplicity of it
hope to be back this week with a few pictures of my craft room ... Christmas style :)
much love & happy crafting ♥

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21 comments:

  1. I adore this sweet project!! Thanks for sharing! Wishing you a blessed and joyful Christmas! xo Heather

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  2. I love love love this! I have a little crush on you and your blog. :-)

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  3. Everything you do is magic including this beauty!

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  4. Oh I SO LOVE THIS project!!!!! It is outstanding as is everything you do! : ) Sending hugs and wishes for a Blessed Christmas Season...

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  5. This is amazing!!!!! GREAT project!

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  6. very clever! I'll have to look for those letters now!

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  7. I LOVE your Joy to the World. I Love map thing, but this is awesome. My blog is Memories by the Mile, I would love for you to visit. We travel a lot, so that's why I love maps. I am your new follower.
    Merry Christmas,
    Wanda Ann @ memoriesbythemile.com

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  8. I love your idea. Looks so beautiful.

    Alicia at http://artyandcraftylittlethings.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. I love this idea! I'll be featuring you tomorrow!

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  10. This is such a great project! Love it!

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  11. looks even better in person! (though your pics are always beautiful) ~*S*~

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  12. I just love this! http://pinkgerberdaisies-kady.blogspot.com/

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  13. This looks like such a fun project!

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  14. i just saw this featured on 36th ave, and had to come tell you how amazing this looks. love it! and happy holidays!

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  15. Featured you today on "Best Of The Weekend" over at A Little Claireification! :) Merry Christmas Jaime!! http://wp.me/p2ZsWv-yY

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    1. Hi Jaime -
      Got your comment and replied today! Your comment was left on a different post and not the "Best Of" so making sure you saw my reply. I have a few links to felt "holly" tags but none with sweaters and pepper berries so I was confused!
      I am so VERY thankful for you and your inspirational site! I hope you and yours have a blessed Christmas!
      Claire

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  16. this turned out fabulous! such a unique and cute piece of Christmas decor :)

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  17. Happy Holidays! Thank you for sharing your wood piece project with us on A Crafty Soiree. I'm Katie and I co-host with Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday. I've featured your project in this week's newest one. It's up now, please come by when you get a chance to see it and have a Happy New Year!

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