What should be plenty of time to decorate a house has quickly flown by.
Being students has given us the excuse to have mismatched furniture and hand-me-downs to adorn our humble abode.
But alas, we are no longer students. Even though our home still looks a bit like it.
We've never known how long we would live in our house or where life would take us, so my excuse was: I am not buying a whole new couch set just to move and have it not work.
So while I wish I could be debuting a new couch or bed set, (I'm suddenly feeling like this post is anticlimactic) I finally put something on one of our kitchen walls.
|Said wall. So sad. So white. So lonely.|
The birthday fairy (Jacob) came through and I have searched and searched for the perfect frame.
But with odd dimensions, it was impossible to find a frame I loved that wouldn't break the bank.
We headed to Lowe's and picked up a long piece of decorative molding.
(how long? Really long. It went through the trunk and between us in the car.)
And no, I did not glue my finger to anything. (Hey- anything is possible with super glue)
(Dad's hands, not mine. Didn't want you to think I had that hairy of arms.)
As mentioned in this post, I love spray paint.
I want to spray paint everything.
If you haven't tried it, I dare you.
This project took about 2 light coats and some touch ups.
We added on a little tooth/saw picture hook.
And taped the picture on the back.
A voila. The empty wall now has a friend!
I know the "Keep Calm and Carry On" print is so last year, but I love it and love what it represents.