Remember my No. 3 Canvas Print? Well, I decided it needed...more. You know? I know you know what I mean.
So, I added some stripes. While I was making dinner.
Yeah, I'm talented that way. (Never mind that dinner burned to the pan...I finished my canvas. That's all that matters in the end.)
I really like my stripes. The canvas was so big. I wish I could make the "3" bigger. But, this will work for now.
(By the canvas, see that lovely black, wood tool-caddy? I scored that at an antique store for a steal! Love it).
I'm also wondering what to do with this lovely metal basket....
Pillows? Hmmm....still thinking on this one...
And, I went to our local antique market the other day. They had this lovely....
Love the different colors coming through. In my home, everything I have out needs to be functional. Or else my kids simply destroy it. Hey, they're kids--I don't mind.
Anyway, this box contains all of our "bedtime books." My son loves them. I love reading them to him. He's so cute.
I decided it needed a little something...
So I hand-painted this (can you tell?) French address from The Graphics Fairy and added these twine handles.
I love it! I kept the original patina by using wax before painting the box. After the paint dries, use a credit card to scrape off the wax, and your words have a nice worn-out look to them.
I love the inside of the box, too....
Isn't it awesome? How can a worn out crate/box thing make me smile so much? I don't know.