Columbus Day Mini-Projects

10 Oct

Long weekends are really great for getting projects done around IBB. You can work and also still take a day off. This weekend I was able to accomplish a few things:

First I was inspired by the stripes in the nursery over at Stucco Bungalow and decided to add them to create an accent wall in the living room.

A quart of paint, Frog Tape and a couple hours later I wound up with this. but I’m wondering if the dark navye stripe was too bold of a choice? hmm..

Then I picked up these really great grocery store ads from the ’30s from an antique co-op in Geneva this weekend and I decided to frame them and hang them in the kitchen. For 15 dollars and some frames these were a really great deal.

I also finally did a Pintrest Project! When I saw this confetti art idea I really thought it was cool so I picked up a canvas, gold wrapping paper and a circle punch and hung these in my bedroom.

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2 Responses to “Columbus Day Mini-Projects”

  1. The Stucco Bungalow October 13, 2011 at 11:12 AM #

    GO STRIPES! Kudos to you for pulling off some fantastic bold stripes. You must have the patience of a saint!

    Love the navy/white against the gorgeous wood trim & your vintage suitcases!

  2. ashlee October 31, 2011 at 10:54 PM #

    i LOVE framed vintage documents. i’m ashlee by the way. followed you via blue door blogs. i recently framed a copy of my grandmother’s birth certificate from 1904 – it’s awesome.

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