Here's a block for your man's man cave: manly colors, manly stripes, manly mustaches....
And for a little girl's room, something feminine & pink with some glitter, lacquer, & distressing.
Here's another manly block - something that says patriotic yet library with mahogany furniture and a world globe on a stand.
And then there's the Kentucky Derby block for the snooty neighbor who wears dress suits with matching shoes, hat, & purse.....dont forget the mint julep! This one actually won me a guest designer spot at Frilly and Funkie.
And now to my favorite - the tall wood scraps.
I scored a bunch of wood scraps & various craft stuff from Goodwill for less than $2! So I set about transforming a couple of them by decoupaging, stamping, distressing, & some photo transfers ala the Renaissance period.
It was a good way to use scraps and really have some fun using various techniques & media.
So hop on over to your local craft store ~ or raid hubby's wood scrap pile ~ and grab some blocks of wood & go to town. It's a great creative outlet and you can make some store-quality decor pieces for yourself or for friends for cheap. You could do three tall pieces like my Renaissance blocks and make them into a triptych. Or cover blocks with different family photos and stack them on a mantlepiece - then, when you're mad at your cousin Suzy, you can turn her block around. 😏