IF THE (HORSE) make it HORSE shoes

SHOE FITS

Country Sampler's Prarie Style - - Made By Hand - PHO­TOGRAPHED BY Mark Lohman. PROJECT AND STYLING BY Fifi O’neill.

THESE FAR­RI­ERS’ CASTOFFS ARE NOT ONLY ICONS OF LIFE ON THE WIDE-OPEN PLAINS, BUT THEIR REP­U­TA­TION FOR BRING­ING GOOD LUCK MAKES THEM AN AP­PRO­PRI­ATE WED­DING AC­CENT. HERE, PRAC­TI­CAL MEETS PRETTY WITH PAINTED HORSE­SHOES DOU­BLING AS ESCORT CARDS AND WED­DING FA­VORS.

MA­TE­RI­ALS Old horse­shoes Enamel spray paint (any color) Small fab­ric flow­ers Hot glue gun Hot glue sticks Twine to match paint Tags (with holes al­ready made) Pen Stamp Stamp­ing pad News­pa­per

HOW TO

1. Wash the horse­shoes to re­move any dirt. Let dry.

2. Layer news­pa­per on a flat sur­face. Place horse­shoes right side up and spray with enamel paint. Let dry thor­oughly. Re­peat with un­der­side of horse­shoes. Let dry.

3. Work­ing with one horse­shoe at a time, ap­ply a drop of hot glue to each end and hold on the flow­ers un­til set. Re­peat with each horse­shoe.

4. Stamp each card with a de­sign of your choice and then write each cou­ple’s names. Us­ing the twine, at­tach the card to the horse­shoe.

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