Thanksgiving Subway Art & Free Printables

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Where were we?

Oh that’s right … the naked wall under my Chevron wreath.

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My favorite, favorite quote/phrase/scripture for Thanksgiving is the 100 Psalm and I knew I wanted to have that displayed somewhere in my home. The words are so beautiful:

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.

Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing.

Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves;

we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise:

be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.

I thought about making a plaque with wording, but decided to apply the vinyl right to the wall since it won’t damage the paint and can easily be changed for Christmas. I planned on using all white vinyl, but my awesome neighbor had this beautiful copper/bronzy vinyl that she hooked me up with that I am smitten with.

Here’s how it turned out:

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I love how the colors work together with the Chevron Wreath and the way the copper vinyl glows as the sun streams into the room.

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Have you ever tried using two shades of vinyl on your projects?

I hadn't.

I cut the whole scripture in white vinyl first and then removed the letters I wanted to display in copper.

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The I recut a few of the words from the copper scrap …

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… and carefully applied them to the wall.

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And just like that, one of my favorite scriptures came to life on my wall.

And as I sit here typing this, I can’t help smile at my view:

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Now I realize that a lot of you don’t have Silhouettes so having a bunch of these projects can get frustrating. So … to make this project assessable to everyone and keep a Rock What Ya Got vibe, I’ve created several versions of this scripture in different formats so you can pick the one that works for you.

Option A: FREE COPIES

(yeah FREE!)

Silhouette users: email me at choosetothriveblog at gmail dot com and I’ll send you the file to cut your own. This should save you a couple hours of formatting and/or paying for a designs for the Silhouette store. A little tip here: weed slowly.

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Non-Silhouette users: below are printable 8”x10” and 5”x7” versions that you can easily print out and pop into a frame you already have for a similar look.

8” x 10” Printable: Download HERE

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5”x7” version: download HERE

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Option B: Order Choices – SOLD OUT

1) If you need vinyl, my neighbor has kits for enough white and copper vinyl for this 12”x24” design for dirt cheap: $5. That way you don’t have to order a full role for a color like copper that you may only want a little piece of.

2) If you’d like to purchase a ready-made 12” x 24” version, I will cut a small number of these for $15 since they take quite awhile to feed and prep for application on a wall or board.

Again, email me if you’re interested.

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So there you go …

lots of options for a beautiful reminder of this season of thanksgiving.

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19 comments:

  1. Stunning! Thanks so much for sharing - this might be the push I needed to go out and finally get a Silhouette!

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  2. That is absolutely beautiful, and it might be a push for me tooo...Thanks for inspiring us, and reminding me of this beautiful psalm.

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

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  3. Love, love, LOVE it!! Great font choices and great layout!

    Heidi

    P.S. I hope I'm the neighbor you were talking about. :-)

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  4. You are so darn awesome! Thanks for making the pdf version...I may have to print some out to take to the ladies I visit teach and of COURSE one for me(now to set appointments...)

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  5. i LOVE this! it's gorgeous and the colors are perfect!

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  6. Beautiful Nike! Perfect for your space! I love the colors you chose too!

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  7. Absolutely perfect in the space. Great quote!
    I'd love for you to link up to my linky party
    www.blissfulanddomestic.blogspot.com

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  8. That turned out so well! I love the added copper. Beautiful!

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  9. Pretty pretty pretty Nike! Great job! Love it!

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  10. Awesome! That fills up that spot perfectly! And the scripture is beautiful and a great reminder :) Thanks!

    www.everydaywiththejays.blogspot.com

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  11. I LOVE this! I would love if you would share this at the Crazy Cute link party happening at Between U & Me right now! I've got a totally awesome giveaway this week, too!
    OOH! AND, I'm your newest follower! ;)
    www.betweenuandme.com

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  12. WOW, this is so great and I love that your used vinyl and scripture. Be sure to come link this up to my blog, CSI project on Thursday. It is all about Thanksgiving and Fall. SO this is perfect and you can enter to win the giveaway.
    www.thecsiproject.com

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  13. Oooh, I am so tempted to purchase one from you. It's beautiful!

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  14. This is so, so beautiful! If I wasn't already featuring your wheat chevron frame, I'd totally be featuring this. Love it! :)

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  15. I LOVE this. I featured it at Grits and Giggles. Come grab a featured button! http://gritsandgiggles.blogspot.com/2011/11/what-i-love-wednesday_09.html

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  16. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 4 post on Dec. 02, 2011. Thanks again.

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  17. this is stunning! I'm emailing you right now for the file! LOVE this! :D

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Thanks so much for the comment love! I do cartwheels when I read each one. Well, I imagine my pre-pregnancy self doing cartwheels, but you get the idea ...

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