Okay, not just three cheers.
Four conspicuously similar looking red, white, and blue mason jars.
Though always in sets of three. :)
Just variations in composition.
And jar … [Continue reading...]
I’ve never been a collector of things.
Okay, that’s not entirely true. I’ve amassed quite the collection of dust. And dust bunnies.
I’m also very skilled at collecting dirty dishes in the sink. And shoes in the foyer.
And at varying times … [Continue reading...]
I read somewhere that making the bed each morning will make you more productive. The single act of accomplishing a task that, for many (myself included), is less than desirable can get your day off on the right foot. The productive foot.
Which I think may be the right one. … [Continue reading...]
A miracle has happened.
And I don't mean a parting-the-sea-turning-water-to-wine variety of miracle.
Mine is much more humble. Though, life and death was involved. ;)
In my little corner of the universe, this was a truly monumental feat. Something that has … [Continue reading...]
You can take the girl out of Jersey, but you can never, ever take the Jersey out of the girl. :)
After 22 years in Chicago, I still identify as a Jersey girl. Those roots run deep. Especially at this time of year.
You see, I'm not just a Jersey girl. I'm a Jersey shore … [Continue reading...]
This week isn't about paint or crafts or diy or mason jars.
It's about caps and gowns and fancy dresses and khaki pants and button down shirts and ties. It's about processions and diplomas and pomp and circumstance. And parties.
Oh, and tears. Lots and lots of … [Continue reading...]
For those of you who are regular visitors here at Paint (thank you!), you probably scratched your head when you saw the title of this post in your newsfeed. Or inbox. Because you know I've been painting and distressing mason jars ... and selling painted and distressed mason jars ... for 2+ years … [Continue reading...]
Okay. Give it to me straight.
I'm a big girl. I can handle it.
Are you so over the term "pop of color?" Should it be put to rest along with "man cave" (shudder) and "mom cave" (double shudder) and any and all things made with coffee filters?
Though, admittedly, … [Continue reading...]
Source: Drop Cloth Design Co. on Etsy
If my blog truly ... truly ... reflected my everyday happenings, then each and every post would look like this.
Painted and distressed.
Because not a day goes by that I'm not working with mason jars. … [Continue reading...]
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You know how I've declared this The Year of the Blog. Well,I've also declared it The Year I Get Healthy.
Hence all the Weight Watchers recipe ideas … [Continue reading...]