Salvaged and Repurposed Pallet Wood Turned Vintage Autumn Arrow Decor

Its Time for the fall ideas tour. Come see what Thrifted and Salvaged items I used to make some Fall Decor! #‎fallideastour‬
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Hello again my Beauties!


Welcome back.


I have joined up with a bunch of my blogging buddies for the Fall Ideas Tour.


When I joined up I thought, I can do an easy Thrifty Fall craft....;


Easy Peasy....:)


and then the days started slipping away..


kids back to school, lots of work stuff and booth stuff that had to be taken care of;


and I thought..OH NO...what if I can't think of something thrifty to do?


Well, have no fear..in the process of working on other projects my


FALL IDEA struck.


I was cleaning some stuff up in my garage and working on some furniture projects when


I happened upon a pile of my pallet wood.


I also was cleaning up old hardware and other pieces from projects,


and my BRAIN had an FALL IDEA.


Repurposed and Salvage Autumn Rustic Arrows.
I grabbed my Rockwell Bladerunner a straight edge


and a pencil and got to work.
I wanted them to be "RUSTIC" so I didn't want to be perfect about angles


and edges.


I simply drew some straight lines across my boards and then drew a line to angle


them in half as a guide line where to cut.
I used my saw to simply cut the boards into squares and then cut them in half.
Then the fun part.


I grabbed my old hardware parts.


These were the face brackets from some old knobs I had taken off an old dresser. they had 3 holes perfect for attaching the top of the arrow and the bottom of the arrow.
I did this on a few more arrows and gave them a wash of paint with some gray brown paint, and let them dry
Now here is when I could have grabbed my fancy cutting machine, and made some stencils,


but I wanted this to be "THRIFTY" meaning anyone could make these.


So I decided to just paint them on by hand.


I just used so cream craft paint and


a black sharpie and outlined the letters.
Then to display them I grabbed some pallet wood and made a little stand for them and screwed them into the stand.
The perfect "THRIFTY" Autumn Rustic Arrow Fall decor.


I spent ZERO dollars.


You can't get much THRIFTIER than that! :)


I am not the only one being thrifty either.


Be sure to stop over and see ALL the fabulous bloggers and their Fall Ideas!
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