It's Monday again! I've been itching to publish this post since I finished this project on Friday afternoon! I've got to say, this chicken wire frame came together very nicely!DIY Chicken Wire Frame I saw this idea on Pinterest ages ago but didn't have a frame that was just right for the project. I found this nice large wooden frame at Goodwill (one of my favorite places to hunt for milk glass and potential projects) for $2. I snatched it up and brought it ... Read More about Chicken Wire Frame!
I've debated about adding a photography tab to my blog, and I've decided to do it. I enjoy photography and am often pleasantly surprised at what I can produce with my camera. I think it was our trip to San Francisco in 2010 when it dawned on me that I was kind of good at snapping pictures.Fall is one of my favorite times of the year for photography. The vivid colors and bright blue skies make for beautiful shots. There's something bittersweet about the ... Read More about Fall Photography
We just returned home from a quick trip to Chicago! It was Miss L's first trip anywhere! She was very interested in all of the sounds and sights. It's so different than her normal environment. She is pointing to everything these days, so her little index finger got quite a work out as we were walking down the streets.While Daddy went to business meetings, we headed off to Lincoln Park Zoo. It is an awesome FREE zoo, which is perfect for a baby. I figured, even if it ... Read More about Quick Trip to Chicago!
Last summer I started hunting down pieces of milk glass at garage sales and antique stores. I found my first vase at a garage sale for $1! I was so pumped that these beautiful vintage pieces could be collected so inexpensively. I probably have about 25 pieces of milk glass now and am still collecting. I love the way it can be visually complex, yet so simple. The textures really compliment each other when layered with other pieces. Beautiful ... Read More about Adding a Vintage Touch With Milk Glass
Happy Monday! Did this weekend fly or what? My sister came up from Indy this weekend, which was very fun! She babysat for Miss L on Saturday night, which was aaaamazing. Miss L got some "Auntie Lisa" time, and Jared and I got a night out on Saturday night! I remember when every Saturday was a night out....*sigh*.Oh well! All these Saturday nights at home have given me lots of craft and project time! One such project was this cute crate.Here is ... Read More about $2 Crate + A Little Paint