Tuesday, March 26, 2013

License Plate Decor

Today's post is short little ditty to explain why I use the license plates I do in our home decor.
Beside the fact I just plain like 'em, they have a meaning unique to us.
This frame holds plates that correspond with our birth places/years.
Still on the hunt for the proper plate for my oldest daughter to add to this.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Plan B

Remember yesterday's goal was to repaint the scripture by the birdhouse?
(Scroll down and you'll see the pic of the scripture in the frame.)
Didn't happen.
So today it was getting done no-matter-what!
I pulled up the pic of the scripture...
Got out my Cricut...
Spent over an hour cutting my stencil...
Only to discover this when I began placement on the wall...

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Oh the Difference a Color Makes

A few weeks back I mentioned on my TLT FB page that I was beginning to obsess about repainting the main body of our home.
The original plan was to wait until summer, when the a/c is on to help the paint dry quicker.
My husband must have gotten reeeeelly tired of hearing me talk about it because he bought me this:

Monday, March 18, 2013

DIY Stain Signs

I am finally ready to reveal what the first batch of DIY Stain (post here) went to create.
Let me take you on a picture journey of the process...

Monday, March 11, 2013

Make It Personal

Yesterday I did a super quick project to personalize an ordinary object.
Saturday we found a coffee table my husband has been wanting.

The paddles were missing and the previous owner had used this outside so it is very weathered.
Both minor *issues* make it perfect for us!
Not much in our home or my husband's apartment is bright, shiny, or "perfect."

To finish making it just right for us, I did a quick stenciling project.
All boats are numbered...so...a personalized number it is...
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