Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Reversible Block Keepsake

I have now created an entire box of things that I will need to store somewhere full of Valentine's Day stuff. I have no idea why I have never really made Valentine's stuff before...but I sure have some now. So today I decided to try something for everyday. I was cutting out 12 I am a child of God letter sets for my sister-in-law, she is going to make some blocks for her primary children. As I thought about her idea it evolved into something a little more detailed. So off I went to find a chunk of 2x6 to cut into just the right size. Then I applied mod podge and scrap paper that I ripped and distrested, and then re-mod podged. Next I went after my 4 yr. old little buddy to be my guinea pig. I applied paint to his hand and then placed it onto the block. I figured that if I did not like it I could wipe it right off and try again since I had reapplied the second coat of mod podge. However it worked like a charm the first time.

At this time I decided that I needed something on the other side. And "Families Are Forever" was just the thing.

Here is a close-up of the bow on top, made of fabric and hemp, with an button hot glued to the top.


  1. I love this! You did a great job and putting families are forever on back just topped it off. Great job!

  2. So cute! And I love the topper you made for the top too. Adorable!

    Thanks so much for linking up to my party!!!