Empty Frame Wall Decor

I’ve been looking for something to hang above an antique couch for a few months.  I wanted to get something other than a picture.  Maybe a large clock or a shelf of some kind, but I couldn’t find anything I liked that was in my price range.

Then, a coworker left this picture behind when he took another job and I saw its potential.  Here’s what it looked like:

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You can’t really tell from the “after” picture, but I put a layer of teal paint on it and then a layer of white paint.  Then I took a piece of sandpaper and distressed it.  And I removed the beach picture.

Here it is now:

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It was super fast and easy because I already had everything I needed.  Hooray for free decor!

2 Year Blogiversary!

I created the project board exactly 2 years ago today.  I’d like to highlight some of my favorite posts from the past year.

Click on the picture to be taken to that post.

1. Yay! It’s Fall Time! – October 16, 2013
IMG_41252. 2014 Calendar – January 15, 2014

January

3. Snow Has Arrived! – February 3, 2014
IMG_43694. Glider Chair Before and After – February 26, 2014
Before_After5. Nautical Baby Shower – March 29, 2014
IMG_44946. Savannah – June 7, 2014
IMG_48807. Squirrel Shenanigans – June 30, 2014
IMG_51018. In the Country – July 26, 2014
IMG_51869. Our Home Then and Now – September 21, 2014
livingroomYou can see the highlights from my first year of blogging here: https://theprojectboard.wordpress.com/2013/10/02/happy-blogiversary-to-me/

Thanks to everyone who has followed me over the past two years!