Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Pinterest Projects

Project #1:
  I finally uploaded some pictures from my camera from the Cinco De Mayo party and realized I never posted about my little project I snagged from Pinterest. I used the little drink umbrellas and stuffed them in my grapevine wreath that I already had but had never used from last year for our front door.

  I bought some moss, two flower pots, and two topiaries from the craft store and went to work on my little umbrella topiaries below. I'm pretty pleased how they turned out, but have no idea how to store them after the fact? Sorry, Pat, they might remain out all the time! :)

Project #2:
  I saw this painting over on Bower Power and knew these colors would look great in my dining room, so I had to recreate it! I enjoy symmetry and knew I needed to make two of them. I snagged some paints and two canvases from Michael's and went to work one night.

Blank canvas
After letting them dry overnight, I hung them up next to my china cabinet that I finally got around to painting!! I am very pleased with the outcome and so thankful that Katie shared her art! She is so talented and I must admit that I wish I had even some of her great ideas and her skills as a DIY-er!! (I hope I don't freak her out if she ever happens upon this post!)
side by side paintings

Finished products with my finished china cabinet (can you tell my fav colors?)

Project #3: Hair Ties

  Instead of buying these hair bands for a pretty penny, I am going to make them myself! I have seen two tutorials on pinterest and it is definitely easy enough! I made a couple last night and will finish the rest this week! I have several yards to go!

Project #4: Christmas Bell Wreath
  I made this last year, so it's an oldie but a goodie and I can't wait to bring it back out this year at Christmas. Of course, I'm no Martha, but I do enjoy it.

 Though I might make it smaller the next time--wire hangers are hard to bend!!

Project #5: More Art
  I have a small board on Pinterest dedicated to art that I like and I can't remember if these pieces have made it on there or not. They are all pieces at a home furnishings shop in Jackson and I love the colors of each of them and just might have to try my hand at them! 


  1. I love your recent Pinterest projects! You did a great job especially on the paintings. Your china cabinet is gorgeous!

  2. Thank you so much, Suzanne! I'm pretty excited about both the paintings and the china cabinet! Now that was a laborious task!

  3. Great job! I really like your blog, so I'm a new follower =)

  4. Thanks, Diana!! Sorry I haven't been great about blogging recently! Hopefully, you'll stay a follower!