Wednesday, July 2, 2014

"S" is for Sports Growth Chart

Paint: diy sports growth chart

Make your own handpainted sports themed growth chart with picture slots.

Each circular hole has a plastic sleeve secured to the back where Aidan's mom can insert a picture.

How to make a growth chart with picture slot:

Step 1: Sketch out your design for reference.

Step 2: Cut 1/2" mdf board to 10" x 41".  Trace paint can or similar 4" round object to make equally spaced picture holes.
Cut out holes with jig saw.

Step 3: Prime and begin with background paint.

Step 4: Add name.  Print out to size then trace letters with ballpoint pen to leave indent.

Step 5: Add wood cuts with wood glue and clamps.
Seal everything with clear gloss poly.

Step 6: Glue plastic picture sleeves to back using E6000.
Add sawtooth hanger at center top.

For more DIY growth chart ideas:


I'm linking up to:

Sand and Sisal
The 36th Avenue

Creative Collection @ Lolly Jane
Nifty Thrity Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
Inspiration Exchange @ City Farmhouse
SAS @ Funky Junk
That DIY Party @ The DIY Showoff
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Pretty Things Thursday @ Scissors & Spatulas
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
SAS @ Just a Girl
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming

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