Archives for May 7, 2010

Oversized Wooden Abacus

Oversized Wooden Abacus

I have been browsing the catalogs again and dreaming up a list of 'wants'. As many of you know, I have a fond love for oversized unusual objects and when I saw the Oversized Wooden Abacus it definitely went on the must have list. The scale of the piece and vintage wooden feel caught my eye however the $249.00 price tag, not so much. I put my own little spin on things and came with a replica that I just adore {and a price tag just under $25.00 which I love even more!} Material List[2] 1x3x8ft Furring Strips {wood} [2] 2 in x 48 in Continue reading

Painted American Wooden Flag

Painted American Wooden Flag

Here is another gem that I have been eyeing up in one of my favorite catalogs for quite sometime. When I first saw this oversized flag the first thing that came to mind was good old fashion American cookouts and summertime deck parties. The list price on this beautiful piece of work is $129 and I was able to create this look-a-like version for just under $7.00. I started by having a piece of plywood cut at my local Home Depot. They can make the cuts for your right there in the store which makes it so easy. The finished dimensions of the Continue reading