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Springtime Ladybug!

In honor of the first day of Spring, here is a little ladybug to brighten your day!
 

I had some wood scraps left-over from last Fall and decided I better use them.  The first thing I did was draw a pattern and cut it out of an old cereal box.
The pattern was traced on the wood and cut out with my trusty jig saw.
After drilling a hole for the antennae and smoothing the edges with sandpaper, the ladybug was ready for paint. 

The edges were distressed and a little antique-medium was rubbed on.  I curled two pieces of black wire and put them in the drilled hole with a little glue.  The ladybug was done!
I think it's perfect for the kitchen window, don't you?

Thanks for stopping by...I hope you'll share, pin, and comment...I loooove comments!  Have a great week and Happy First Day of Spring!


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  1. He looks so cute and easy. If only I had a jigsaw.

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    1. Time for you to get one, Barbara. I'll even send you my pattern!

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  2. That is adorable! Thanks for sharing with us at Love to Learn. Pinned.

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    1. Thank you so much - happy to share!

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  3. This is a wonderful little project. Ladybugs are just adorable. Pinning.

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    1. Thank you, Leanna. So glad you stopped by!

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  4. What a fun project! I love when I see real ladybugs in my garden!

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    1. Thank you, Roseann. They are one of my favorites!

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  5. This is so adorable and perfect for spring. Thanks for sharing on Sunday's Best.

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    1. Thank you, Rhonda. It's been pretty chilly here, Spring has to be just around the corner, right?

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  6. Aww, I'm partial to ladybugs, and yours is adorable! Thanks for sharing @Vintage Charm!

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