Monday, September 24, 2012

Yardstick ornament

I am making quite a few items for a fall crafts show here in October.  I found this idea from Pinterest last year.  I purchased a vintage yardstick at a sale (they are hard to find). There are plenty of thinner ones but you need the wider ones to decorate.

Also you need the scrabble tiles from a scrabble game.  It was fun coming up with words to describe Christmas that would fit on a 5" piece.

I have my eye out at every antique store now, looking for these yardsticks.

Linking with Sally@  for Blue Monday.



SmilingSally said...

Thanks for sharing your creative idea. I'm glad it contains blue.

I look forward to reading your comment on my blog.

Happy Blue Monday, Ann.

Deborah Kay at The Paint Splash said...

Cut sis!

Visits With Mary said...

Great idea!

Jenny's Heart said...

adorable and festive :)

Black Jack's Carol said...

Blue is my favourite colour. You are talented in ways that I am not. I don't think I've ever contributed even one thing to a craft show, but I do love reading about and seeing your creative projects. I never thought of yardsticks as rare items, but I do remember the ones in the school I attended. I'll be noticing them now should I come across one :)

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