Wednesday, December 14, 2011
So, I've had this tray for a few years now, it was mainly hidden away in the kitchen somewhere, since I never really knew what to do with it. Thank goodness I did not get rid of it, because now it has come in handy.
It used to be a dark mahogany color, which was not bad, but I have to many dark things in my house, and it just blended it. So I decided to paint it, and give it a "new look" with scrapbook paper.
Here are the some of the supplies I used:
Friday, December 9, 2011
One of the first Christmas decoration that goes up in my house is the tree. It has to be artificial, since the real ones don't come out until after Thanksgiving, and I just can't wait that long. Also, last time I did have a real one, I was pregnant with my daughter, and the smell made me very nauseous, and that has still stuck with me.
I have gone with a silver and blue color scheme, but I also have an assortment of ornament that my kids have collected through out the years. I hope to one day, have the tree completely filled out by what they have chosen, to remind me of their childhood years of course.
Here are just some that we have recently gotten: