While perusing the discount V-Day sales at Target, I happened upon this nice solid 5/8" thick heart shaped plaque. Its about 10.5 x 11".
It had a big hole right near the top middle with an ugly rope…lol. You can see the hole here in my on screen mock up.
Sides were already painted.
MDF with veneer is what I gathered since the etch color was nice and dark.
I added the buttons to camouflage the hole…lol
Second find was this ceramic pot with lid. 5.5" round. The wood was very soft and porous and etched very deep. Airbrushed it with blue ink coloring and liked the flowers this way so left the masking on those and gave it several coats of clear matte acrylic sealer…lol
Best thing is…material cost was $6.50!!
Heart was $1.50 on clearance and the ceramic pot was $5.
Sadly, I could not find any more of the heart boards…