Paint: NYC marriage plaque
A bridal shower gift for an engaged couple getting married on New Year's Eve. I cut the New York City skyline from 1/2" plywood and painted the buildings and Brooklyn Bridge in bright colors.
I used lots of google images, like this one below, as my inspiration:
Once the buildings were painted I added the personalization with the new(for the bride) family name and their wedding date:
I had previously made the same style plaque for the brother who got married last fall.
This time around the only request was to 'change the colrs' and I had so much fun doing so.
Here's how I made the plaque:
1. Cut skyline from 18"w x 12"h piece of 1/2"plywood using jigsaw:
2. Prime, paint solid background color then paint buildings:
3. Cut personalization pieces from 1/2" plywood at 18" x 2".
Prime and paint.
Print out lettering to fit then trace with ballpoint pen:
4. Paint inside the lines and add decorative details to buildings.
5. Attach personalization pieces to building with screw eyes:
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