I don't have any before pictures and I still don't have the burlap put on that I am going to hang it by. I didn't turn out exactly like the one on the ETSY shop, but I am extremely happy with how it turned out. It may turn me into a crafty person yet.
A few words of advice though. Always paint the lighter color as the base color. I painted the grey first and it took about 6 good thick coats of the yellow to cover the grey completely. I also just used regular scotch tape which worked well for me.
I just painted the entire letter grey and let it dry completely before I taped it off, then I started on the yellow. But here are the pictures I did take. Please excuse the blurry cell phone pictures. I didn't have my camera with me.
|This was my inspiration|
|This is my S after the grey had dried and I had taped it off and started painting the yellow.|
|Paint dry and untapped!!!|
|Almost complete!! All that is left to do is the burlap to hang it by!|
I bought all of the stuff to make it at Hobby Lobby. I got the flowers in the scrapbook section and that is a button in the middle of the yellow flower and I got it off the clearance rack in the fabric section. I got 3 buttons for $.98. I absolutely love it. I chose to do my first name because I still want to be able to use it after I get married.