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I love animals, real and not so real.

Every now and then, they need a little help…

This guy looked a little fake, scary, the wow factor was definitely missing.

Spray paint to the rescue!

NOW, He’s magazine worthy.  I’ve seen his kind around a lot lately!

Ballard Designs

(Like these from Ballard Designs-click on the photo to go see them.)

Sharing here:

Stuff and Nonsense, At The Picket Fence, Redoux, 2805, Power of Paint


  1. I love this! I cannot believe how different it looks after! I guess now I will be on the hunt for my own! I am hosting my first link party today, and would love for you to add this along with anything else you like!

    Jessica @ Mom 4 Real

    p.s. Can’t wait to meet you at Haven!!!

  2. Really beautiful. Amazing what a coat of spray paint can do. Love the different variations and shadows even with just the white paint.

  3. Hi Debbie,
    Great makeover!!!
    It always amazes me what a little white paint can do!
    Love it!
    All the Best,

  4. Looks awesome Debbie. Loving those antlers!


  5. Chalk up another victory to spray paint! Your creature looks so stylish!

  6. Oh, yes, I’ve been seeing them around everywhere! You’re looks fabulous …


  7. Oh my gosh. This is one of the best knock offs I’ve ever seen. And so easy. Isn’t paint wonderful? Happy Weekend Debbie!

  8. Gotta love what a little spray paint can do. 🙂 Great upgrade.

  9. Terrific Ballard’s knock off! Thanks for sharing you recipe at Potpourri Friday!

  10. oh do I have a couple of these laying in the garage… but it’s allmost sacrilege around here to paint the beloved antlers!!

  11. Looks better than the Ballards one!

  12. Ohhhh your spray painted version is so so soooo much better! I really like the final look :o)
    Jaime from crafty scrappy happy

  13. Nice job Debbie, I like them in white so much better!

  14. Off to get my spray paint now – love it!!

  15. Looks great! I have been a fan of Ballard Designs for quite a few years. Your creation has the look yet is one of a kind..Best of all YOU created it! Good job.

  16. Love this…I have a pair of antlers that are waiting for spray paint!

  17. Oh the power of spray paint, how great it is! He does look less scary and definitely magazine worthy! Way to go!

  18. Reminds of ones that David Bromstad has used on Color Splash! He uses alot of animal heads in he’s designs! And in bold colors! Love the idea!

  19. That looks so much better Debbie! I have not jumped on the antler wagon yet. Maybe if I find a small pair one day. Happy Thursday!

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