I stated off with a wood plaque from Hobby Lobby, originally 1.99 and hit the 40% off coupon :) I bought some brown, green, white, and purple craft paint. These are the Folk Art brand from HL and were .97 each, and then were the weekly sale at 30% off. Whoo Hoo! I went to the ribbon section and picked out a solid purple and a brown polka dot ribbon to match the paint. The ribbon was the usual weekly 50% off ribbon by the roll sale. So, altogether the total cost of materials was paint-$2.71, wood- $1.94, ribbon - $3.99, with is $8.64 altogether - and there is enough of everything, except the plaque, to make several more!! Now, that is a good deal!! (And I didn't even end up using the purple paint)
I began with painting the plaque outer edges with brown paint. Once that dried, I painted the top part with white paint. I only did one coat of the brown since it covered so well, but I did apply 2 coats of the white to make sure it had good coverage. I then traced the paint bottles with a pencil to make the polka dots, and then of course, I painted them green.