Nail Wall Art

2 Jan

My first project for the new year! I made this gem for my mother’s library (opesopinions) as her Christmas gift and have been dying to share it! Of course I needed to wait until she got it first 😉

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I got the idea off of pinterest! This picture to be exact:

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So I grabbed my handy Dad and we got to work! We found some awesome weathered wood, cut it into three pieces, built a backing, and attached the boards to it.







We then painted it with a weathered gray paint and smoothed over some white (taking a wet cloth and dabbing it to make it look faded).






After letting it dry I printed out the letters I wanted to use for my mom’s library, cut them out, and lined them up on the wood. My husband took a drill and pre-drilled the holes around the words.

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We then nailed them in and wrapped them with yarn!

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I absolutely love how it turned out and will hopefully be making something similar for my craft room!


10 Responses to “Nail Wall Art”

  1. Kayla D January 2, 2014 at 11:53 pm #

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful sign! I didn’t know that it was so easy to make. I want to make one!

    • underestimatedmom January 3, 2014 at 7:48 am #

      Have fun if you attempt to make it!! You’ll have to let me know how it goes!

      • Kayla January 3, 2014 at 1:58 pm #

        I will definitely let you know!

  2. Hannah Ackroyd January 3, 2014 at 6:04 am #

    I love this! What a lovely gift! I must remember this one!

    • underestimatedmom January 3, 2014 at 7:48 am #

      It was one of the first things on my Pinterest board! I had been dying to try it out!

  3. Janey January 3, 2014 at 7:10 am #

    This is fab! What a lovely gift 🙂

  4. opesopinions January 4, 2014 at 10:08 am #

    I love it! Thanks for helping me make my reading room feel more complete!!

  5. Bailey Mikell January 8, 2014 at 12:03 am #

    So creative! Love it.

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