Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Let's grow old together

I listened to a talk this weekend about making your spouse the most important person in your life, only second to God.  It really touched my heart and made me question myself.  Am I giving my best time and attention and energy to my husband? Probably not. Can I improve? Most certainly.  Is it worth the effort? YES! I want to hold on to the love that we have. I want to make it stronger.  I want to grow old with my true love and share every part of my life with him.  I want to spend years creating our laugh lines together and when I look at my wrinkly self in the mirror, I want to smile and think of the memories we've shared and our future together.  


Monday, January 20, 2014

Door Craft


I had the opportunity to go to ReStore the other day. It's such a cool place. They are a nonprofit organization that accepts donations of building materials for homes. They use their profits to help build homes for people. It's pretty amazing and a perfect place to shop if you're looking for doors.

I picked up this paneled door for only $20.  


I was planning on using for an entryway coat rack, but after holding it up in the intended spot, I  didn't love it there. It looked better in our front room. Not as functional, but I liked how it looked on the gray wall better than against our white hallway.

I put vinyl flowers and birds in the panels to dress it up.




I was a little worried that it would feel too busy for me because of the high bookshelves, but I really do like it. It's a fun focal point for the room.




Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween!

 Happy Happy Happy


Halloween!
Love,
Shrek and Fiona

Monday, September 23, 2013

Shelf/Pegboard/Sign Thingy

For this project I used a 15''X24'' piece of 3/4'' mdf 
and a few scrap boards that I had lying around garage.


I routed a rectangular piece of wood for a shelf
 and made support triangles as well as a support beam.
I glued the and nailed the shelf together and then set it aside.


Before I attached the shelf to the board, I pre-drilled some holes for pegs and hanging holes.
I measured the middle of the board and the middle of the shelf to figure out where to nail the shelf to the board. 

Here's what it looks like with the shelf attached...


with pegs and paint...


and vinyl...



If you would be interested in slapping this vinyl onto a project of your own, 
you can shoot me and email and order it!
andy@poppiesatplay.com

It's about 10.5'' wide and 13'' tall.

The cost is $5+ $4 Shipping. 
Shipping for vinyl is $4 for up to 4 different vinyls, so check out the other options if you'd like to save money on shipping.

Have a happy Monday!