Mini-Pallet Fall Art

Posted by on September 26, 2011 in crafty, projects | 81 comments

Ok, so I jumped on the pallet bandwagon. I didn’t want to, but I couldn’t help myself. They had these little mini-pallet type things at Home Depot and they were only $6! Now, I’m sure you think everything’s cheaper in Mexico…it’s not. Almost everything is more expensive. So, finding a crafty project for under $10 is a MIRACLE! I saw this and knew I had to do something with it.

 

I just wasn’t sure what. There have been so many great palette ideas recently online…so here is my creation with the inspiration of many others:

from Young and Crafty

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from Martha Stewart 

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Here’s the step-by-step:

First I painted the slats with different fall toned colors.

Then I drew out an outline of a branch with a white pencil.

I cut out fall leaves using my Silhouette SD and traced them onto the wood.

Then I filled in the branch and leaves.

Pretty easy, right? I just wish I had a mantel to put it on…it’s pretty heavy to hang on our crazy concrete walls…

 

 

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81 Comments

  1. Oh my what a cool idea!! I love your pallet art, I’m pinning :).
    I’m your newest liker on fb, if you get the chance come visit my blog :), Happy Labor Day.
    Molly

  2. This is awesome! I love it!
    Saw you sharing at Funky Junk Interiors SNS
    Debbie :)

  3. Hi,
    I saw this on my Spark linky party and I loved your idea so I featured it on my blog. Feel free to get an “I’ve been featured” button :) Thank you so much for linking up to Spark this month, I hope to see you in the October link up too!

    Bella
    ArahBellas.blogspot.com

  4. This is adorable! I love it, my mom loves it, therefore, it will probably be somewhere in my house soon! :)
    I would love it if you would like to link up to my linky party over at: http://arahbellas.blogspot.com/2012/09/its-fall-yall-september-spark-linky.html
    Hopefully I’ll see you there!
    Bella
    ArahBellas.blogspot.com

    • I’m so glad you stopped by, Bella! I will definitely stop by the link party once I get everything back on track over here!

  5. Beautiful! Love this idea and the colors you used — I like that this could be used for ANY holiday or season simply by using different colors and stencils!

    • Thanks, Lauren! I was so happy with how it turned out. Sadly, I had to leave it in Mexico when we moved back to the States…we didn’t have room for that massive piece of art. I’m planning on making a new one as fall approaches.

  6. Hi Paige, that was quite an undertaking and it turned out very well. I hope that you found a home for it after all the hard work you put into it. I bet it gave you the bug to do more artwork. I recently found your blog and am now following. Please pop on over to my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me. I would really like that. Hugs, Chris

  7. love this idea. simply wonderful! thanks for linking up. we featured you today!
    Amy

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