Got something for you if you’re running out of ideas over there!
AND IT INVOLVES PENNIES! 846 OF THEM!
Feast your eyes on this bad boy:
The Abraham Lincoln Penny Portrait!
$19.99 + Free Shipping
If that doesn’t scream “Great way to use your time” I don’t know what will! Lol…
But the best part? By the end of it you’ll have a work of art worth at least $8.46 ;)
Here’s what the kit contains if you’re wondering (and I know you are), and a MAJOR shout to the fine folks at PennyPortrait.com for devising such a joy to work on…
You’ll have to supply the frame to feature your masterpiece in, but the rest they’ve covered + more.
Each kit contains:
- 18 x 24 Penny Portrait Poster
- Genuine 1943 Steel Penny
- Assembly tips & tricks handout
- Booklet with facts and info about
- Abraham Lincoln
- Lincoln Pennies & Coin Collecting (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
- Chemistry Experiments with Pennies
- Impressionist Art & Optical Illusion
- & Much, Much, More!
Did you catch that?? Lincoln facts AND COIN COLLECTING info!! If you don’t buy it for the project, then buy it to help kick-start our hobby again! Haha…
And again, at $19.99 it’s a steal.
More info –> PennyPortrait.com
In fact, you know what? I’ll go out and pick one up for you as a fun little giveaway today :)
Tell me one fun fact or quote you like from good ol’ Abe and you’ll be entered for it!
I don’t get a commission off any of this, just genuinely love the idea and think it’s a fun way to distract ourselves from all the not-so-exciting-news in the world right now…
If you end up grabbing one, shoot us a pic when it’s done and show it off! :)
UPDATE: Giveaway now over! Congrats to Gloria for winning!
*Giveaway open to U.S. and international, however international winner will have to pay the shipping and I’ll just paypal you the $20 to cover the kit.
Other awesome ideas we’ve featured in the past:
- Debit Card Sleeves with Ledger!
- Debt Free Coloring Charts
- Budget Bear Budgeting Stickers
- “In Case of Emergency” Binder <– Particularly good one to consider right now