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Monday, January 9, 2012

Faux zinc letters...

I, like lots of other bloggers, saw the zinc letters at Anthropologie and thought - I COULD TOTALLY MAKE THAT FOR ALMOST NO MONEY!!!  So...following Sugar and Charm's brief but inspiring tute, I made my own:


...for only about four bucks!  


...it only took a few minutes.


...thinking about sanding it down a little to take some of the "sheen" off.


What do you think?  Have you attempted the faux zinc letter yet?

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14 comments:

Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

Very cute! I think your letter looks great the way it is! Stopping by from Tuesdays Treasures.

Amy Kinser said...

Love the letter but REALLY love that green shutter behind it.

So nice visiting with you. Amy

Janette - The2Seasons said...

I love the letter. Now I am curious about how you did it. Am visiting from Slice of Suburbia. We're number 14. Stop by for a visit.

Steph @ Crafting in the Rain said...

Pretty! i have a perfect place for one of these

Judy said...

That is the coolest thing. I have to find out how you made this. I would love that on my mantle. Thanks for sharing at DIYbyDesign.

cathy@My1929Charmer said...

Very cool, the letter is so pretty, but I never tried the zinc method. I would sand it up a bit, but that's just me, don't like shinny things. Thanks for all your creative post you shared with us at Sunday's Best.

Erin {Lavender and Lemon Drops} said...

Love it! I really need to make some of these :)

party of four. said...

I was drawn to your letter "H" from a linky party and just love it. I love your blog too, and I am your newest follower.

Jen said...

LOVE IT! Definatley going to give it a try! Thanks for sharing.. your newest follower!

Pieced Pastimes said...

I love the industrial look and your letter turned out great! Thanks for sharing

Holly Lefevre said...

I have not tried this yet, but yours looks o fabulous I think I must! Thanks for linking up to Tickled Pink!

Suzanne@thriftstoredecorjunky said...

Love it, and am now inspired to try it too!

michele said...

totally loving the letter! visiting via french country cottage.

would love to have you stop over to my kate spade giveaway!

http://www.hellolovelyinc.blogspot.com/2012/01/something-old-something-new-giveaway.html

smiles.

michele

Judy said...

I will be featuring this project tonight at my Winter Blues Wednesday party that opens at 8pm EST. Please stop by and pick up an I've Been Featured button. Thanks so much.