So before I go on with the post...
I have to tell you that I went to IKEA for the first time on Monday.
And I am. in. love.
It might have taken us five and a half hours to drive there.
It may have been an all day trip for us here in little ole Arkansas who can't even have IKEA stores...
and I may just be in love with moving to Dallas (or near there)...
and I'm pretty sure I dreamt about IKEA last night.
I can't wait to show you the real reason we went...but that'll happen when I decide to not hate painting anymore :)
I've been doing it all day.
Moving right along...
I decided that since I showed you my cute little vintage-y block flag the other day, I'd go ahead with more Fourth of July projects.
This is one I did last summer- when I had less than half of you fabulous readers...
so I thought you deserved to see one of my favorite wreaths ever.
All the way from Summer 2010...
The Patriotic Coffee Filter Wreath
I started with these:
(Not my picture... source here)
At first, I was just going to leave it the pretty brown but I guess with the fourth coming up, I got inspired.
I grabbed a couple foam brushes and acrylic paint and this is what happened: