Sunday, 11 December 2016

DIY anchor gift

As I was rummaging through a local dollar store I came upon some wooden anchors. I had no idea what I would do with them, but that didn't stop me from buying three. Yesterday was the day I decided upon this project.

I painted the entire anchor black. This was just a base coat, though




 This icky coat of crackle finish became a second coat...


I chose this turquoise paint as the final coat. Notice the crackle? I use a hair dryer for

Follow the three previous steps with a canvas or wooden planks, and turn them into rustic backgrounds for your anchor.


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Here are two of my finished pieces. They sold within 10 minutes