And if he looks familiar to you, it may be because I was inspired by these fabulous fellows that we saw when I took you with me to a Christmas open house about a month ago! (Click here to see more!) As soon as I saw them, I knew I had to give it a try! Love them!
And it seems that even our somewhat sedate CEO Ozzie has taken a liking to my version as they seem to be enjoying a quiet moment together! Let me tell you how I made him…
I started out with one of the gold foil deer that had been stored in the attic with my Christmas decorations but had not been used in several years. Then all I needed was burlap scraps and Mod Podge!
I just cut the burlap into strips, raveling the edges, and layered it on working from back to front on the body and from bottom to top on the legs. This keeps the fringe-y part on top. Don’t worry about the Mod Podge…it will dry clear! I had to use straight pins in the legs to secure the strips until they could dry.
Then I wrapped jute twine around the antlers by hot-gluing the twine at the base of them and working up, finally hot-gluing again at the tip. And taaa daa! I have a special place to put him once I have finished decorating. What about you? Are you ready?
Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed a little peek at my Christmas project! Please visit these wonderful bloggers and their beautiful blogs to see what they are up to and to find a list of this week’s participants!
Under the Table and Dreaming for the Sunday Showcase Party
Thrifty Decor Chick for Before and After Monday
Boogieboard Cottage for Masterpiece Monday
Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday
The Stories of A2Z for Tutorials and Tips Tuesday
Coastal Charm for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday
A Stroll thru Life for Tabletop Tuesday
Cedar Hill Ranch for Cowgirl Up! on Tuesdays
My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia for Tuesday's Treasures and the Winter Party
Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays
DIY by Design for Fall into Fall
DIY Showoff for the Holiday Highlights Party
The Everyday Home for the Better Late than Never Party
The Shabby Creek Cottage for Transformation Thursdays
No Minimalist Here for the Open House Party on Thursdays
Stone Gable for Tutorials. Tips and Tidbits on Thursdays
Centsational Girl for the Holiday Home Craft Party
Cedar Hill Ranch for Homespun Christmas Handmade Holidays
My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday
French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday
2805 for Potpourri Friday
At the Picket Fence for Inspiration Friday
Common Ground for Vintage Inspiration Friday
The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home Friday
Craftberry Bush for Happy Hour on Saturdays
Funky Junk Interiors for Saturday Nite Special
See you next time! A la prochaine!
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