Fast forward 17 years, 3 apartments, 2 houses, and 2 different states and I can honestly say...my house is not even close to what I dreamed of back then. It's funny how your tastes change and your dreams shift as you get older. Not to mention navigating the curve balls life throws at you, sometimes changes your views on wants vs. needs.
Here is a perfect example of my dream house at age 22.
Isn't it dreamy! Here is the reality of what my forever home looks like:
Which brings me to my latest project... a new welcome sign for our front porch.
It was super simple and super easy to make. I started with a sign that I had made for the dining room. It just never seemed right. So I painted it black and drilled some holes in it.
Then I made a template of the letters on the computer. I cut them out and made a stencil with the paper. (I can't wait until I manage to get a cricut and save some time on stuff like this.)
I placed the "stencil" on a piece of burlap that I picked up at the Target dollar spot. (I LOVE the target dollar spot...)
I then traced the letters with a sharpie marker and filled them in.
I'm liking up at:
finding silver pennies
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