Saturday, September 10, 2011

Crafty Fun

Oh my!  I went to several garage sales this morning, and I found several really nice larger frames for a buck a piece, a cute basket for in my bedroom (not sure what I am going to put in it yet!), and an outdoor-decor-pale-flower pot thing (I'll show you, it's hard to explain).  Then, I went to buy my supplies for my key holder/sign, and I was off to work (okay, more like off to fun!).

Frame converted into Magnetic White Board

I spray painted this frame white, put a yellow stationary paper in it, and wrote "To-Do" in sharpie on the glass.  I used a hot glue gun to add some magnets and "Voila!"  I like it--especially the way the frame's curves mirror those in my cabinets.  Sorry for the graininess... these photos were taken with my camera phone.


Outdoor-decor-pale-flower-pot thing

I want to spray paint this, put fake plants in it and hang it by my front door... all in time...


The basket for my bedroom
Any ideas on what I should put in this?  I don't know, but I want to put it on top of my dresser (there isn't anything on it right now).

Finally, the Key Holder
So, I did this just exactly as I planned and described yesterday.  I traced the name on in pencil and then filled it in with a sharpie rather than painting.  I am not skilled enough with a paintbrush to stay in those kind of linesI used this "Home" sign that I received as a gift several years ago for the inspiration and the color scheme.
Okay, that's all for Saturday.  Hope you have a good weekend.

4 comments:

  1. So cute!! I love love love the key holder. You did an awesome job! Cute blog Amy! xoxo

    - Erin

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  2. Thanks, Erin! I was really happy with how it turned out!

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  3. An idea for the basket for you bedroom.. Fill it partially with rocks (probably the kind you find in the craft section or at a pet store to decorate tanks) and then put 3 candles lined in a row (I am picturing wide round ones, that tie in the color scheme of the basket).

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