Happy Monday, friends.
Then, I acquired flat spray paint from Walmart (I did not want the frames to shine) and gave the frames 3 coats of paint. The shiny inside of the larger frame was being difficult.
Lastly, I put Pinterest to work and found some quotes to put in the frames. I printed them and voila! The two lengths of my room are yellow portioned walls. They are not the accordion style walls, so I will be able to easily hang the pictures with small finishing nails!
The next project I worked on was Project Caffeine. Since I do not drink coffee, it involved my Mom drinking inordinate amounts of caffeine in a week. I joke. I have always know I wanted to be a teacher, so these are just of the few of the coffee cans Mom has been saving for the past 4 years.
First, I removed the outer plastic of the cans and washed all the remaining grounds out. Then, I gave the cans 2.5ish coats of flat black spray paint (again, I did not want them to shine).
Initially, I had planned on leaving the insides of the cans silver, BUT since I did not tape the inside of the cans, overspray defiled the inside of the cans. It looked not-so-hot to have random speckles of paint on the inside, so later I ended up giving the insides of the cans a coat of paint.
Now, the fun part. The wall partitions I mentioned earlier are yellow. Yes, yellow. And, my lockers? Red. Do I live in a McDonalds? Yes. Yes, I do.
Using spray adhesive, I attached the ribbon and the labels. Again, voila! It was easy peasy.
Well friends, I hope I have given you some ideas or at minimum distracted you from doing a household chore. I need to let my computer rest or it’s going to die…for realz. Yesterday, I backed up my pictures/clip art for the first time in 18 months, and it took 12 HOURS. I started backing up my documents at 2 PM and IT’S STILL GOING. I fully expect my computer to burst into flames by midnight…
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