Let me just say that as often as I think…oh I can do that….often it takes a lot more work to make something than a person would think. I am proud to say that from start to finish RAiven and I completed this DIY growth chart by ourselves. I posted about our start here and yes just the girls with our power tools, oil based stains, paint, brushes and girls abilities completed this project.
I had the board in the garage from another project, I bought a vinyl tree decal from Target, but thought it was too heavy so I painted an outline round the vinyl, then we stained the whole board in our chosen green stain. after the stain had set but not completely dried we peeled the stickers off.
Then we added the numbers and lattering….we distressed the stain and hand painting a bit and then did an all over clear coat.
To hand it I did the pop tab hangers, I saw this on pinterest and thought it was a great way to reuse and the price was perfect…free!
So now we have it hung on the wall and everyone measured!!
The black splotch is where I took out our last name..it does not really look like that.