Monday, July 2, 2012

Made It Monday- Polka Dots EVERYWHERE!

I have been busy crafting this week!  I've been looking forward to Monday so I can share with Tara's Monday Made It Linky...

Don't judge....You know you've been waiting too....

I have seen lots of cute wreaths around lately, so I decided I needed a cute one to go on my door!

It was super easy. I painted some wooden letters, added tiny polka dots and hot glued to a wreath. It cost less than $10 total!

Can you tell I love polka dots?
I just added some polka dots to IKEA mini brooms.  Then spray painted a clear coat on top!

Now, for my big project! 
This has been my boring stool for the past three years.  It was in the room when I moved into it. 


Boring right? So I spray painted it black.  

I'm loving all of this Chevron, so I decided to create one on the top of the stool. I used Painter's tape to create a pattern. I found a pin about creating a Chevron pattern on a lamp. You can check it out here
The Pattern isn't perfect because the stool's lip was rounded, but I did the best I could. 

 Then I painted it lime green. 

Took off the tape,  and VOILA!

Then I added some polka dots on the legs. 

I just need to add some finishing spray and I'll be all done. 

I LOVE the way it turned out. 

What have you been crafting? I can't wait to see everybody's Made Its! 

Be sure to link up with Tara!

24 comments:

  1. Love your stool! I have been looking for one everywhere and cannot find one!

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  2. Amber! Your stool turned out soooooo cute!!! I have been thinking of sneaking out to school and snagging my rocking chair and giving it a makeover....hmmmm....! Thanks for the linky support! I am having a blast with this and getting so much done too!! Your wreath is super cute too!! Thanks for linking up:)))

    4th Grade Frolics

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  3. That stool is AMAZING!! I also love your wreath!! You have inspired me to make one now. :)

    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  4. Love your polka dots! The stool came out wonderful!

    Emily
    I Love My Classroom
    www.ilovemyclassroom.blogspot.com

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  5. You have been busy! I love the stool.

    Lorena
    Little Treasures

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  6. Polka Dots are my fav. I love your stool.

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  7. Loving all your polka dots! I've given you the Versatile Blogger and One Lovely Blog Award. Please stop by my blog for your award and info:)

    www.creativehappenings-anne.blogspot.com

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  8. I love your stool! It looks fantastic!!

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  9. your wreath is adorable! i want to make one for my room now :)

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  10. I love your stool. It looks fabulous!

    Liliris
    Fourth Grade Garden

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  11. I nominated you for The Versatile Blogger Award. :) Come by my blog when you have a minute to read about it.

    Katie
    I Want to be a Super Teacher

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  12. Your stool is sooo cute! I need to repaint mine this summer. :)

    Marvelous Multiagers!

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  13. Amber, I am your newest follower! I am a 3rd grade teacher entering my fifth year of teaching in Kansas. You have some awesome, creative ideas on your blog. I can't wait to become a regular reader!

    http://adventuresinthirdgrade-brown.blogspot.com/

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  14. Love your wreath! We are getting so crafty now :D Hope your having fun on your mini-vacay. Missed you at Taco Night

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  15. So cute! I LOVE the stool and all of the polka dots.
    Krista
    stellar-students

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  16. I love the chevron stool!

    I am your newest follower! I just started a blog to connect with other amazing teachers! Check it out, and Happy 4th! Fancy Free in Fourth

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  17. Loving all of your beautiful creations!! Im your newest follower!
    I've also awarded you with some fantastic awards.. come on over to check it out!

    Jess
    From Blood to Books!

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  18. Love love love how crafty you are! I am needing some major classroom makeovers asap!

    I have nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award! Head over to my page to check it out:

    http://newmansthirdgrade.blogspot.com/

    Megan

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  19. Love all the polka dots! And by the way...I just wanted to tell you that I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award. Check out my blog to see it.
    Tracey
    http://thirdgradeallstars.blogspot.com/

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  20. So cute. Love the stool. I am a new follower.

    Laurie
    Chickadee Jubilee

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