Here's how it started out:
I was going to stencil on some lavender, then decided on a butterfly instead since it's easier.
So I painted the board and the letters with acrylic craft paint:
And then stenciled on the butterfly. I used the same colour purple, just adding more white to it to get the colours from dark to light purple (dunno why the camera makes my purple stuff look blue!):
I added some purple blings to the butterfly (which don't look all that blingy in the photo...) and then spray varnished the board and letters. I also added some blings to the letters.
I had some holes drilled into the board and used jute as a hanger for the sign:
Then I just glued on the letters, leaves and flowers with a glue gun. Before gluing the bees, I had to remove their legs otherwise I couldn't get a good glue hold on them...it was kinda gross because it almost felt like I was dismembering a real bee.
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