TUTORIAL: Chevron St. Patrick's Day Clover
Hey! I'm Melinda from over at Under My Umbrella here to share an easy St. Patrick's day project. If you have visited my blog you would know I'm a fan of working with wood. I walk into Home Depot and take a deep breath of the lovely smell of fresh cut wood! Lately, I love working with old wood and turning it into something new and crafty and that's exactly what I did with this project.
I went into my garage and found an old piece of wood. I think this particular one used to belong to a fence. Once people know you like to use old wood they start giving it to you. It's fabulous! I cut it three times into even pieces. I also grabbed some mdf and traced a shamrock on it and cut it with my scroll saw. I used THIS SHAMROCK as my pattern.
Now it's time to paint. I painted my wood a cream color and my shamrock with what else?! Green :) I'm really loving the chevron pattern everyone is using and had to add it into this project. You can find a great pattern HERE. I also craft with some gals on a blog called WOOD YOU LIKE TO CRAFT (WYLTC). Our projects this month all had a little chevron in them.
The pattern is easy to cut and use. I traced mine on my project with a pencil.
Thanks so much for including me! Melinda
I hand painted my chevron lines. Nope they aren't perfect and yes it drives me crazy! I would be such a better crafter if I could get over that stuff. Oh well!