DIY Lake Wall Art
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Hey there… I’m all packed up and ready for the holiday weekend! Our weather has turned a bit rainy, but I am dreaming of days spent out on the lake. From now until about the end of the summer we spend our spare time out at Lake Oconee. I was inspired by a piece of DIY art that H2o Bungalow did for her beach home – you can see her beautiful work here. I liked it so much that I decided to create something for our lake place!
Here’s what I used:
- 12″x12″ burlap frame
- assorted colors of craft paint
- 3/4″ wooden balls with hole openings
- Letters that spell “Lake:
- a square piece of wood for boat sign
- hot glue and gun
I painted all of the wooden pieces and set them out to dry…
My wooden piece for my sign was too large, so I scored it with a razor and cut it in half…
I painted the balls in assorted colors to be floats. I used a chalk pen to create the rustic white line. I love the “Boat Rental” sign too 🙂 I used a hot glue gun to hold everything in place. It was easiest to glue the floats and sign onto the fence before I glued the fence into place.
Now, I can’t wait to get to the lake and hang this on the wall.
You can use this same craft and create something for Summer, a holiday or your family name. This would also be a terrific memento of a special family vacation. Let us know what your inspiration is.
Such a cute way to dress up the lake house! You are so crafty. Love love love. Hope you have an awesome time! Hugs, CoCo
Hey CoCo – thank you so much! We are sipping coffee right now looking at the sign and thinking of you! Cheers to a great weekend!
Such a cute project Vicki and Jennifer! I love your idea of using it to commemorate a special trip! I hope you girls have an amazing Holiday!
Thank you so much Cat! We think this same idea could be used in so many ways. Cheers to you for a fabulous weekend and wonderful holiday!
So cute!! Love how you created the line with floats on it!! Have a great time!
We appreciate it Angie! Us crafty girls need to get creative at times. Hope you have a fab holiday weekend!
Love a crafty project moment Vicki! Perfect for the lake house. Looks like you had fun creating your art canvas and I know you’ll have fun at the lake the rest of the summer. Happy holiday weekend 🙂 Bwg ~~~
Hey Bobbi – Thanks so much. We love to craft and create and this little project looks so cute in the house. Have a fab time at mom’s!
Vicki, this is too too cute for sure. I Love it, down to the floaties on the picket fence and the boat rental sign. Your creativity is flowing and this is fab for summer. Have a wonderful holiday weekend, xo Lisa
Hey Lisa – you are always so sweet to us! You know how much we love to craft and create home decor. Our minds are always churning with new ideas LOL. Have a fab 4th with your family and friends! Hugs to a great weekend!
You’re so fortunate to be at the lake. Enjoy your time!
I absolutely love this!! I love the fence and the wooden letters. Something like this would look cute in my son’s nautical nursery.
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