Monday, June 16, 2014

Car and Truck Wall Plaques As Decor For Boy's Bathroom

How are you on this beautiful Monday? Hopefully you had a great weekend and are ready to start the new week. It's been productive here so far. I've gotten my workout in and already have a load of laundry going. Lots to do today so trying to get a head start!
I have been doing more purging lately than decorating. It has gotten to a point with our house where all the rooms are decorated and have been for a while and I'm trying to maintain and keep it clean and organized. That is a job in itself but I did find a little project to share.
Below is a cheap and easy way to decorate a wall. I did this a while back... I wanted to do something boyish in our kids' bathroom and didn't want to spend a lot of money. I didn't want anything that had framed paper because with it being a bathroom, I didn't want steam to ruin any picture I hung.
So I found two unfinished wooden plaques at a craft store then saw these unfinished wooden car and truck cuts outs. They had brass hangers at the top so they could be hung alone but I wanted to add a little more depth so I plucked them off. I painted the plaques and trucks using leftover white paint from the garage for the plaques and navy blue spray paint on the trucks.

I sanded the plaques to antique them on the edges then glued the car and truck on with wood glue and let sit over night.

Using 3M Velcro stickies I hung them on the wall over the towel rod. I think it goes nicely with the cars and trucks theme of the room. It's a very simple design for the boys!