Showing posts with label old crow game board. Show all posts
Showing posts with label old crow game board. Show all posts

Oct 28, 2016

STENCILED OLD CROW GAME BOARD TABLES plus ANIMALS GONE WILD


Hey ya'll,
been super busy gearing up for Christmas sales in my Craft Booth #555 at my local co-op.
So sorry to be running behind here on posting this last week.
But here's a quickie of a set of end tables that I recently remade.

The tops were rougher before and had to be sanded and repainted before I started.
You can see below that the top sides are still drying.

All I really had to do was get out my stencils and find some that would kinda fit.

I chose the Olde Crow Game Board Co but used a star instead of a crow.
Why? Just because the crow shoulda' been black and on this table it wouldn't have shown up.
I used a mustard yellow and mixed it up with a bit of gray to get the color I wanted.


 It was a very easy makeover.  But don't forget to seal the top with some sort of clear coat or sealer.
I used RUST-O-LEUM 2x ultra cover in MATTE CLEAR.
I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THE MATTE again though! 

Simply because it's too flat on the black and adds a bit of dusting crap when finished.
Luckily it wiped off for me, but still is visible up really close!

But anyways, I wan't happy with the end result but didn't have time to go back and re-do everything.

So here they are side by side again:


And before I go, take a look at what I saw on a fence post while outside.
  
I think it's a praying mantis. But that's not the cool part. Take a closer look at what he has in his hands....

LUNCH!

But what is super cool is that it is a red wasp!

OMG!

And it only gets better.  After I saw that, I kept my eyes peeled all day looking for him again.
I didn't see him but I did spy a close second. Lookie here~

Another one on the porch rail.

It looked like it was about to be stung, and I think it was once cause it kinda jumped. But it was there catching lunch also.

But it ducked and covered it's face a bit and then went on eating like a boss!

Look at this face!

Wow, I never really stop to look around this much. Creatures are awesome.
Now back to work....

 Here's a sneak at what I'm working on this morning:
More to come tomorrow on these Mason Jar Projects!!!!

See ya'll next time,
~Lisa

Nov 17, 2011

Primitive Old Crow Gameboard

Here's a recycled "menu board" from a restaurant. 

I painted it black and made it into a primitive game board. 

I got the checkerboard stencil off from eBay.

And stenciled on the saying, "Old Crow Game Board Co." that I got off from eBay also.


 The top may look upside down to you, but I made it like that so it can really be played.
 A usable item for sure!

I just loved it.

But, being such a large size I couldn't find a good sitting place in my house to keep it.

 So I put it up for sale in my Peddler's Mall Booth#555.

PRICE: $19.99
SOLD
Thank You!

Nov 16, 2011

OLD CROW CHECKERBOARD


Here's an primitive looking, "old crow" themed game board I made.

I used a left over kitchen cabinet door from my mother-in-laws remodel.
 It was one of those solid wood doors, so I knew it would be great for something.

First, I painted it a flat black.
Then I stenciled on the red checkerboard using a checkerboard stencil I found on ebay.

And then after all that dried, I went back and stenciled on the yellow "Old Crow" wording and figure and stars. These stencils I also found on ebay as well.

And to finish it up, I took some yellow stencil paint and scuffed up the edges to make it appear a bit older. If you don't have the yellow, you can always use sandpaper.

I also painted the little shelf underneath, and just stenciled on the saying.
I love them displayed together.


PRICE of Checkerboard: $14.99 SOLD in my Booth #555.
PRICE of Shelf: $7.99 SOLD
Thank You!