a spring thought




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Welcome from Sarah's spray paint party! I posted this one a few weeks ago, but had to join my fellow spray painters anonymous in the party. Go see what everyone else is spraying!




Here is our thought for the day, courtesy of a .25 yard sale find:


"It's easy to be pleasant
When life goes along with a song,
But the man worth-while
Is the man who can smile
When everything else goes wrong"

It's a lovely thought, but I think I like this even better:
Take it apart, a fresh coat of yummy green spray paint on the frame, some chalkboard paint spray over the thought, a black and white gingham ribbon, and a leftover knob hot-glued to the cabinet:
we're thinking spring!

Have a wonderful day!


26 comments:

  1. Oh I love the green! Hot glue? Genius. I would have hammered a nail and regretted it later.

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  2. Love how you transformed the frame into something so cute!

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  3. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing :) Always enjoy your projects b/c they are the simple things that make this Huge difference to a room, and they're believable- that I can do it and it'll be way cute! Love this blog!

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  4. Too cute!! I love it!!

    ~TidyMom

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  5. I love them both! That is a fabulous springy green color.

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  6. What a cute idea! This would look great in my kitchen.

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  7. I really Love that Green! What color is it? It is really georgeous and Green and Pink are my fav colors, but green is such a tricky one to get just right. Pink is Pink how can you not love any shade of it!

    Jennifer

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  8. Love it! Frame makeovers are some of my favorites. LOVE the idea of the knob on the cabinet too.

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  9. I did not know that they made chalkboard paint in a spray - will have to go off to store to find! I loved the project!

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  10. Yes, so much better. Love the green you chose.

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  11. I love this idea and I love your blog...your garage sale finds are fabulous!
    May I ask what brand/name of green spray paint that is? It's so cute.

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  12. I love it...Just my style! Now if I can only find it for .25!

    Love Susan

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  13. Jennifer & Becky~I bought it at Michaels thinking it was spray paint, but realized after I started spraying that it is actually floral spray! Oh well, it did the job, but I could tell it didn't stick as well as spray paint. It helped to spray a coat of primer first. It is Design Master floral spray and the color is Basil. It's right by the spray paint and is about $6 a can, so be sure to use a coupon. Good luck!
    momof3girls~I've found the chalkboard spray paint at my Walmart.

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  14. I just would have not seen your idea...this is why I shop here everyday and enjoy what you sale...our ideas! Going to have to start charing me before to long. hehehe

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  15. Thanks for the paint name. I've done that before...bought floral paint, that is.
    Thanks again for all the fabulous ideas!

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  16. SOOOO cute :) Little sayings in frames just bring a smile to my face.

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  17. Love this-so simple but sooo cute!

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  18. Great little project! Instant gratification...I love it!

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  19. Just adorable. I loooove that green. So simple and easy -- anyone can do this! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  20. fantastic chalkboard! Jen

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  21. That is adorable!! I would have never thought to do that!! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  22. that really is adorable! Nice improvement.

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  23. This is my kind of project! LOVE IT!

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