Saturday, June 15, 2013

Beachy Pallet Flag

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Alrighty then! Back in November we took a road trip to visit one of my very good friends from high school!! Before we left she gave me a ton of stuff that she had used in her wedding to try and sell in my booth. I came home with burlap runners, grapevine balls filled with shells, a bag of starfish and wreath stands! 

I was finally able to break out the summery starfish and shells and have been trying to do different things with them for my booth. 

I came across this very cool flag on Pinterest and knew this was definitely how I was going to use up some of the starfish. 

As always, I turned to my handy hubby and he whipped together this very simple pallet flag for me! 

He glued the boards and kept them together with three small boards on the back.


I painted the boards with Antique White and Behr's Caribbean Mist and glued the starfish on with E-6000. 

The boards were heavily distressed!

So perfectly beachy! It's available in my booth at Collette's Vintage!

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  1. It's gorgeous - LOVE the starfish!

  2. beach house ... here I come!


  3. Ooooh...I want one!

    Love the soothing colors:)

  4. How fantastic is this!? Love the colors you chose and the whole idea of creating a flag that is "out of the norm" in color and by using the starfish! Great job!

  5. I have a beach themed guest room this would be perfect in! Love it! Pinned it! ~Kelly @ Eyes on the Source

  6. So gorgeous!!! Cant wait to give this a shot!

  7. Thanks for the inspiration! This would look awesome on my cabana!

  8. Ohhh, I love it!! I made one of these last summer for my mantel and need to pull it back out again!

    And I'm giving away a copy of Handmade Walls E-book on my blog right now if you or your followers are interested in entering to win! They have tons of ideas on how to create custom art and frames for your walls. Love it!

  9. Sweet!!!! Love the blue:) Stop by

  10. OH my heavens, that is absolutely gorgeous, I am going to start making one of those tomorrow, oh do I love it. I have the pallet lumber aplenty and the paint, how exciting. Just have to wait to be able to buy the starfish. Michaels has the beautful white ones with long arms, can either buy one or a bagful, will have a nice coupon to use. So glad you shared this project, so summer, perfect.

  11. I love the starfish flag! Wish I had a beach house to put it in!!!

  12. So cute!
    I made a few of these for my booth last year out of vintage beadboard and they flew out the door!

  13. Oh wow! This has to be one of my favorite pallet projects. Love it! Found you through Craft o Maniac's monday link up.

  14. Looks so cool! Colors are so soothing and the style is very clean. Puts me in the mood for our upcoming Cape vacation! Great job. Found you on Sugar Bee Crafts.


  15. Love this! The colors you used are great - beachy and relaxing! Thanks for partying with us at Give Me The Goods Monday! Hope to see you back next week! Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

  16. What's a nice project! I love the starfish!
    Ciao Cristina

  17. What a great idea! I love the colors and the addition of the starfish. Thanks for partying with us.

    Robin @ Fluster Buster

  18. This is so cute! I have Beachy on my mind this week. I am featuring tomorrow at my party at 2:00 PST. -K

  19. It looks so pretty - and the colours are so lovely and calming. Wonderful job.

    We are linking up all sorts of cool pallet ideas at Empty Your Archive this week and I would totally love for you to share this - Alice @ Mums Make Lists

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