Sunday, January 27, 2008

A few finished projects

I have actually finished a couple projects a long time in the making! First my much-talked-about (by me) advent calendar. I actually finished it just before Christmas but kept forgetting to post the pictures! I already want one with new papers but this one will do for another year at least.
Next my photo wall! I've had a huge bare wall over my couch since we moved in, with a few failed attempts at filling the space, and finally I have something I'm proud of. I rounded up a bunch of mis-matched frames and painted them all to match each other. It could use a few more, but this will do for now.
And my valentines tree- I got this vase with flowers when one of my kids was born and while I was at it with the frames, I painted it red. (then kind of ruined it with the glitter but oh well) And stuck the syrofoam cone in, and just layered it with some left over cut out hearts I've had for a couple years. I used the pins with pearls on the end, and then finished it with some little felt flowers I found at Big Lots and I think it turned out pretty cute! My kids were really impressed anyways.

6 comments:

Rachel said...

katie, i am impressed with your wall. how elementary am i with crafty things that i never thought of just painting frames to match each other. i've just been looking for frames that match all these years... what kind of paint do i have to use? your wall looks so good.

Shauna said...

Yes it really does. Please tell me your wall pictures took 5 hours to hang so I feel better about mine. I'm impressed with all your finished products!

Lindsey said...

I LOVE your Valentine tree...so dang cute. And the advent calendar turned out awesome. I want to see it in person, I might need to copy you on that one. Your wall is way cute too.

Sarah's Nonsense said...

Look at you gettin' stuff done. That's an awesome Valentine decoration!

Jill said...

very cute! You are so creative! I want an advent calendar and a Valentine tree! Isn't it fun to finish projects!

Stephanie said...

cute stuff!