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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Remember way back when...when I put up my curtain rod branches in our master bedroom? It was so long ago that I am almost embarrassed to provide the link because my photos are so bad! 

My goal at that time was to put something cool in the middle of the wall above my bed.  My original idea was this dandelion wall art, but it just didn't work for this room.

Then the other day I remembered an awesome pin I had about how to make the crackle paint effect using Elmer's Glue.  I had this old board sitting outside and just went to town.

Here is the finished result! 






 I chose a rust color to tie in this chair that sits in the corner of the room.


To see detailed instructions click here.

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5 comments:

My Great Finds by Linda said...

I love the crackle look and yours came out really nice. Love the words on it also

Holly said...

Oh - I want to know that. I keep spending too much money on crackle paint and it looks like your picture. Good to know - I will watch for instructions.Thanks.
holly - Down to Earth Style

Brooke @ Spruce Your Nest said...

Thanks ladies! It is so simple it is unreal!

Erin Ledbetter said...

I LOVE this technique...thanks for sharing...will be trying soon!!! I am now a new follower.

Erin at http://chronicchristiancrafter.blogspot.com

Ann @ makethebestofthings said...

So glad you tried this technique, it is my number one most popular blog post ever! Pinterest has helped spread it around.

http://makethebestofthings.blogspot.com/2010/05/crackle-finish-with-elmers-glue.html

Really love your project, it came out great.

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