Since we are on a frugal budget, thanks to Dave, I have been trying to use up some old things by making them new again. I want to share with you a project that I have done.
I don't know if you all know that I buy lots of picture frames. I do. I confess, I need therapy. I love to shop Hobby Lobby. I could spend hours in the frame section alone. Anyway, on with the story.
I had the pictures of the kids that were taken last summer with the Toucan bird. I love the colors of the pictures. They were so vivid and alive. I wanted to put these out in my beachy room but the frames that I had were just blah! My first instinct was to rush out and look for the perfect frame for these. After that urge passed, I decided to make old into new. These two frames were just some cheap frames I had bought at the General Dollar (hehe, that one is for you Cindy) and painted white. I had actually put them in the garage sale pile to discard of them. I pulled them out and glued shells on them. I had originally planned to do this back in 2006 after going on a cruise and collecting a ton of seashells. As procrastination always gets the best of me, I got to this project four years later. I am so proud of them, I think that they turned out great!