Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Homemade Wooden Antiqued Blocks

I've been begging Philip to cut Adeline's blocks for months now, and he finally did! [the only powertool I am allowed to touch is the electric sander].

So between learning to knit, entertaining a demanding baby, cooking, and cleaning; I managed to get these done.

I wanted them to look old, worn, and antique.
I think I accomplished that.

Although making them took many coats of modpodge and a lot of patience, I actually enjoyed the process. These will make great gifts!!
I have a letter of the alphabet on each block. Each block has 3 capitol letters and 3 lower case.

My next set I'll have to throw numbers in there.
My Squiggles loved them--
I think:
It was hard to tell since this guy was on.


  1. LOVE THE BLOCKS! I wish I was as creative as you are! I have been craving to do some craft projects but I'm not sure what to do or how to do them!!! You make me feel like a little kid when I get to see all the neat things you do b/c I just ask myself oh why didn't I think of that! LOL

  2. Totally cute! My 3 yr-old asked me to make her some building blocks just the other day. Your lettering style is awesome. Love the "Q." Thanks for linking up!

  3. These are adorable! i love the vintage style!! so creative

  4. Wow! SO CUTE!! I've always wanted to do some, but it took me so long that I don't have babies anymore :( Thanks for stopping by!

  5. I love them! I keep thinking I want to make a set-your's is soo cute!

  6. Now those are adorable. I love them.

  7. SOOOOO copying these....Love them!!!! Great job!!!

  8. Those are the cutest blocks I have ever seen!! Love them!

  9. Adorable!
    Those look terribly time consuming - wtg for getting them done with a baby around!