Scrabble Tile Decor

I randomly purchased a hand-blown glass Chicken at a Bizarre last weekend ... I know, right!? Let me tell you ... I don't "do" knick-knacks or random decorative purchases. So you can imagine when I walked into the house and showed my hubby our new "chicken" he seriously thought it was some kind of joke ... a chicken? I don't know, maybe it was the color ... but this little guy stole my heart. It was the fastest and most spontaneous purchase I may have ever made!

Moving along ... I needed to find a home for "Peep". I thought on top of our old wine barrel would be a great place. As I struggled to decorate this little corner, my kiddo pulled out the Scrabble box ... the inspiration was right there in his sticky little hands! I grabbed a really cool empty wine bottle that I had kept from over a year ago, pulled out a few tiles, dumped the rest in the bottle and voila! Then I decided it needed a little more color. I grabbed a bottle of craft paint, applied a thin layer and then ... VOILA! I love how something so incredibly simple can really make an impact. P.S.... Do you like the little love note to my hubby I snuck in there



Before (left) and After (right)

A few strokes of craft paint and 5-minutes later we were done ...

Scrabble Tile Letters with a Robins Egg Blue Tile Holder

"U R MY FAVORITE" ... a little love note to the hubby ... think he'll notice? The extra letter tiles are in the old wine bottle that is also used as a bookend for our Wine Journal. Maybe the hubby will spell out a new note occasionally ... hint, hint.

Re-purposed wine bottle turned decorative

... let's not forget the inspiration behind it all. A chicken named Peep.

12 comments:

  1. Haha, I think the chicken is way cute! And I'm not a knick knack kind of person either :) Cute scrabble decor too, did he notice?

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  2. Cute!! I love the chicken and have always loved scrabble decor. Liked your sweet note to your hubby too! Thanks for linking up your project.
    DaNita

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  3. love scrabble tiles!! I found some really old/worn ones on ebay, and I love seeing the messages I've made for myself around the house :) love the wine bottle pic too btw...

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  4. I really like the idea with the scrabble decor.

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  5. Great ideas. I love Scrabble, but no one will play with me in my house. I guess I should sacrifice those tiles to my decor.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  6. Saw you at Serenity Now's linky party.

    Love the shade of blue you chose to paint the tile-holder with.

    And the jar of extra letters really looks neat. Now I need to find a place in my house to do this with! :-)

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  7. It looks lovely! And I love the blue.

    Visiting from Serenity Now!

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  8. I love Peep! Great idea. Following from Serenity.

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  9. Too fun! My hubs is completely clueless, but I have friends whose hubbies would notice right away! I love your Peep! :)

    Thanks so much for joining my Weekend Bloggy Reading party. :) Have fun finding a new blog friend or two, and I hope you'll stop by Serenity Now again soon. :)

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  10. I really love the Scrabble decor. It is adorable! Thanks for linking up to Thrilling Thursday @ Paisley Passions. I hope you stop by again soon :)

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  11. I love the scrabble tiles! Who would have thought a wooden game could be used to decorate? Love, love, love the idea. Very cute decor!
    shannonsews.blogspot.com

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  12. Oh my WORD! That is seriously, seriously CUTE. I am going to copy your Scrabble tiles idea--I have just the perfect place above my kitchen sink!!

    Here from Serenity Now. Happy weekend!!

    Thanks for such a fun idea!

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