I love Lang wall calendars and I purchase a new one every year. They come in all shapes, sizes and themes. I keep my old Lang wall calendars because they have the most gorgeous artwork. I have them dated back to 2006.
I have used old calendar pictures for many projects. I have used them to make cards, covers for journals, bookmarkers, scrapbooking and I have made decorative boxes just to name a few things.
Below is a picture from last years calendar. I love the rooster and I wanted to use him in my kitchen.
Using a charger plate that I purchased at a thrift store sometime back and the rooster, this is what I came up with.
Allowing drying time between each step, I painted the charger plate burnt umber, applied crackle medium on the entire plate and then applied Folk Art Linen. I stenciled a checkerboard pattern around the outside of the charger plate. I cut the rooster out and resized him to fit in the center. I used Mod Podge to adhere the rooster to the charger plate.
This was definitely a low cost project to do and adds such a nice touch to my kitchen.
Wait until you see the pillow I made using the same rooster!
Thanks for stopping by and may your day be filled with lots of sunshine and all the happiness it can hold.
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