In the absence of insight I am leaning on creativity . Life has been kicking me around for the last few weeks . Hence the absence of my blogging . I feel good when I have the time and opportunity to be creative . I also enjoy finding something and giving it a little refurbishing or updating . Since my heart and mind seem to be bailing on me in this time I'm finding fresh air and revival in working on some projects . Here are a few I completed this week .
|It started w this gold mirror that had been |
stashed in a spare room at my g'parents .
|I got tips from a good friend who often does |
such projects . I took apart the mirror and gave it a good cleaning.
Then painted it white as a primer.
|It took about a hour or so for it to dry . I then took some time|
to decide what color I wanted to use and what room I'd want it to
eventually go in . I settled on the Krylon spray paint in Watermelon.
|I sprayed a thin layer on and let it sit for about a hour. Then I |
sprayed on a second layer .
|After another 30 minutes or so of drying I replaced the mirror and backing |
to the frame and immediately hung it in my bedroom. It
matches so perfectly and is a awesome addition to my
super girly/glam room .
My Summer Wreath..........
|This wreath adorned my front door for the summer|
months . I love it and hesitated taking it down, but
I love fall so much I was equally amped to hang
my fall wreath . I loved my fall wreath from last fall
so I pulled it out of storage.
I was preparing to visit with a good friend I hadn't seen in a while and became inspired to turn my wreath into something for her front door . I removed the flowers and pinwheels leaving me with a blank canvas. I spray painted the pale grape vine a dark brown/copper .
Let it dry for close to an hour or more .
I then hot glued the beautiful fall flowers, leaves and acorns to complete this project .
......turned into a Fall Wreath .
I am so excited about these completed projects . I hope that it inspires you to
explore and express your creativity !!
Reduce ~ Reuse ~ Repurpose !!!