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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Wild Wild West Memory Match Game

I know this isn't a new idea in the crafting/creating world, but I was looking at some scrap wood and decided to make a memory match game out of it!!

I made this super simple drawstring bag to hold all the pieces. I used that iron-on printable paper cotton stuff you can buy at the craft store . . . I know that isn't the technical term :)

I cut 20 approximately 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" pieces and painted them a light tan color. Then I cut up a 12 x 12 piece of cowboy themed scrapbook paper and mod-podged them to each square. Once they first coat was dry I inked all the edges with brown ink and let the ink dry. Then I applied another coat or 2 of mod podge over the top to give me a nice shiny finish.

I chose 10 wild west inspired images and converted them to SVG files and cut them out with my Cricut and SCAL software. I mod podged the images to cream colored paper and then mod-podged them to the wood. Inked the edges, then mod-podged again. SUPER EASY!!!

And, one last picture of the bag and the pieces. I LOVE how it turned out and it was super duper easy and it's going on the ETSY store!!!!


  1. So I just saw your post on somewhatsimple.com and when I heard the name of the blog, I KNEW it was you! How come I didn't know about your craft blog????

  2. Cute!! You always do such amazing work!

    Come by and link up your etsy store to my linky list at http://suzysartsycraftsysitcom.blogspot.com/2010/09/commercial-break-thursday-promote.html


  3. So, so cute!
    Andrea @ TheTrainToCrazy.com

  4. Cuteness!! Where is this weeks linky? lol


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