French Country Rooster Print
A week ago we did some updating in our kitchen.
Can you say way overdue??
I want to redo the whole thing.. baby steps. I am still trying to convince my husband
that we should paint the cabinets.. We are currently at an impasse..
But I did decide to remove the wallpaper border that was on the backsplash.
We replaced it with.. well, wallpaper.. But before you throw up,
let me mention that it was paintable bead-board wallpaper.
Better – yes?
I ordered it from Lowe’s online – $15 a roll.
It is called:
Style Selections Beadboard Paintable Wallpaper
So now I am trying to update the look of the kitchen.
I am keeping the red I had, and adding black & white to it.
I am envision a French Country look.
But want to try to accomplish it on a French Ghetto budget..
The first thing you usually see when you combine French Country
and Kitchens are roosters. I don’t know why, but I can tell you
they are always involved..
Here is a picture of SavvySouthernStyles’s French Country kitchen –
You can go see it here –
I am currently watching for a white rooster like this- but in the meantime
I wanted something that shows a rooster in my kitchen.
I am almost embarrassed to show you this, it is about the cheapest
and simplest craft I have ever done. And it it no-where near as cute as
the above rooster! But – baby steps..ghetto baby steps..
You can see the wallpaper border in these photo’s.
Here is the backsplash with the painted beadboard on it –
Isn’t it so fresh and pretty!
Please ignore the ugly counter laminate with the seam right down the middle
Now – on to the Rooster print:
I started with this black frame for $5 from TJMaxx –
I so *heart* TJMaxx… he completes me.
Anyway – then I went to The Graphic’s Fairy website and searched for Rooster –
I found this one
And I loved it!!
I downloaded it, and imported it into my Silhouette machine.
I then added a frame around the rooster, and printed it out on cream cardstock.
So – that is pretty much the tutorial in a nutshell.
I hope you were able to keep up…
So, lets add it up here. $5 for the frame, and around 3 cents for the paper.
Get out your calculators…
And there you have it.
French Country Ghetto –
For some reason it makes me happy.
For those of you keeping track,
that happiness cost $5.03.. you can’t beat that folks..
On Friday I will show you something else I
am making for the kitchen – It is so cute!!
Thank you so much for stopping by –