Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Latest Projects

So it has been over a MONTH since I've last made a post. I wish I had more time to do this but school has definitely picked up the pace and between that work and church there is hardly enough time to do much else. I did however squeeze some time in a couple of weeks ago to scout out new treasures. We were having friends over for dinner a couple of weeks ago on a friday and I had the day off to finish cleaning and running last minute errands. I decided to check out a couple estate sales and my favorite thrift store. I definitely scored some great stuff, for really cheap too! I LOVE estate sales!

The first picture is a little blurry but I got everything pictured here for only 19.75! So proud of my findings. I have been searching and searching for mason jars and found so many on this outing! Including the big Ball jar which I took home for only .20 cents! Also, I've been looking for burlap as well and I got these 4 burlap sacks for 50 cents each! Annnnd I've wanted a watering can for quite some time! So I got to check all those things off my wish list...super exciting! The side table was a bonus find, it was only 4.50. I love it when I find sturdy and CHEAP pieces of furniture. Can't wait to refinish it! :)

Some of the things I did with my new goodies! This is my new spring centerpiece. :) I just love me some fresh daisies! I wish I could say that I brought these in from my garden, but no, the local grocery store works just the same. :)

And lastly, my most recent DIY project. This is an old window circa 1930's that I acquired from some really generous lady. I was given this one along with many others. This being the only large one I got, I wanted to do something cool with it.

This is the window before-

And here it is after! There's nothing that a little chalkboard paint, Mod Podge, and old sheet music can't do! ;)

I love spring! Can you find mr. birdie in this picture? This is our tree in the front only bloomed for a couple weeks :( But it sure was pretty!

"I look out the window
The birds are composing
Not a note is out of tune
Or out of place"
-Jon Foreman

I hope everyone is having a lovely spring so far! It's been cold this week here in Oklahoma. Hopefully the sun will come out soon and it will warm up again!



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