A Rockin' Accent Piece {Monday Made It}

Yippee!  It's Monday again!  You know what that means, it means I'm linking up with Tara from 4th Grade Frolics for her super fun Monday Made It linky!

When I was at Michael's one day, I stumbled upon a guitar shaped frame in the wood section.  It was cheap and I just knew I could do something with it in my new rock star classroom.  Here is what I came up with.  I love it!

I am going to use it as wall decor.  Right now, I am planning to place it in the corner of one of my bulletin boards.

Instead of nailing it to the wall, I will be using my favorite hanging tool, 3M hanging velcro.  I LOVE this stuff (I'm pretty sure that I've shared that with you before).

 See, I love them so much, I buy the value pack (and, it's already half empty).  Hehe.

These are the materials I used to make this little gem:

The paint is my favorite part.  It has glitter in it!  What?! I was going to try and figure out how to put glitter in it myself, but as soon as I saw this, I was sold!  I mean, glitter and rock stars go hand in hand!

I also used these materials.

First, I painted the guitar using the turquoise Craft Smart Paint.

Then, I painted the glitter paint over it (it is too sheer to use on wood by itself).

Finally, I cut the scrapbook paper to size and placed it in the photo slot.  I finished the whole project by tying a bow and hot gluing it to the guitar handle.

I loved how it turned out that I made a second one to match!
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  1. Now this is super cute friend!! Your ROCK!!

    (( HUGS ))

  2. Love, Love, Love... I saw the wooden guitar at Michaels and totally thought of you! SO glad you picked it up. They will be fabulous in your classroom. BTW, love the glitter glue!
    Bright Concepts 4 Teachers

  3. Your guitar is so cute! I love the glitter paint as well. I will be adding that to my shopping list.

    Wild & Fun in Pre-K

  4. Aimee, the guitar is sooo cute! I love what you did to it! I hadn't seen the velcro wall hangers, I'll have to check those out.

    I'm Not Your Grandpa, I'm Your Teacher

  5. I love how it turned out! I need to get my bum into gear and go to Michaels and Hobby Lobby. It's about 30 min. away and would entail putting on make-up and taking off PJ's. HUM...not sure about today maybe after vacay!


  6. Rock on! That is adorable! I can't wait to see more elements of your rock star room!!!
    Short and Sassy Teacher

  7. That is so darn adorable!! I love the color and the ribbon and everything!! I can't wait to see it in your classroom!!!

    Lessons with Laughter

  8. That came out so adorable! Almost makes me want a rock star theme just to recreate it! LOL!

  9. Adorable! That is my favorite color!

    Surfin' Through Second

  10. This is super cute! LOVE the glitter paint on a mission to find some now!

  11. Love this...the colors and the prints look fabulous!

    Success in Second Grade

  12. Great idea! Love the fabric in the frame slot.

    A Very Curious Class

  13. The paint came out really nice!! LOVE this idea! The ribbon is really cute.

    Tales of Frogs and Cupcakes

  14. This is too cute. What program do you use to insert your watermark. I need to make one. :)


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