Saturday, May 28, 2016

Barn Board Framed Potato Sack

I live in O'Leary which is the potato capital of Prince Edward Island.  It is home to the Canadian Potato Museum which has many displays and information about potato farming, a potato restaurant, and also has a giant potato outside.


Last fall at the potato museum, I bought two burlap potato sacks and used them this week to make two different framed pieces.

The first one uses some of the barn board that I used for a couple signs and blogged about here. I cut some boards to about 4" wide and made a rabbet in the back to hold the mdf board which the burlap is wrapped around. The corners are mitred and the board really has a lot of texture to it as you can see in the close-up photo.

This wall décor is quite large at 23" wide x 32" tall.




You can see the second framed sack at my next blog post here



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5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous, I love these two materials put together. Happy Sunday!

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  2. I love those. The wood is perfect and gives the right effect.

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  3. Funny that I came here for the first time ever from GF and see that you live in the wonderful PEI! I was telling my American friend that he should visit PEI as it's famous for Potatoes and the scenery is fabulous of course. Love your amazing projects!

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    1. Hi and thanks for the nice comments. Have you been to PEI? Where are you currently living?

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