I was sick last week. A strange kind of illness- didn't feel good sitting... so I kept busy (not working on the wedding invitations I should have been working on but they require sitting). But look what else I got done- all kinds of Pinteresty things.
THIS on Pinterest I knew I had to try my hand at making my own. Not too hard with My Digital Studio and a HUMONGOUS stash of Designer Series Paper! Want to try them yourself? I have shared my files HERE so you can!
Best part: recycled frames so cost is $0. Worst part: daughter accidentally kneeled on one of the frames at the VERY last step and shattered the glass. Even worse: Walmart no longer carries these. So the WASH sign is laminated with no glass for now. UGH!
Notice the ribbons on the shower curtain? Those are new too. I went a little nutso!
Had some left over wrapping paper and this "M" already hanging on the wall so just added a piece to the back for a little change up! Took less than 2 minutes!
And finally, have you seen all the pins for cleaning up and repurposing old jar candles that are black with soot and have very little wax left? Well I had a ton of those just taking up needed space. Wish I would've taken pictures of the process- it was interesting! I tried a few things and can say- the freezer method did NOT work for me. I poured boiling water into the candles which melted the wax so it floated to the top and hardened when cool. Then just take it out and pitch it... or if it is still warm you can roll it into balls and save it to reuse in your wax warmer. I had a few candles that were much fuller but I was on a roll so I sat those in a pan on the stove with water (maybe 2") and heated until the wax was completely melted then poured the wax into an old ice cube tray. Again, saved them for my wax warmer.
These two jars worked perfectly for cotton balls and cue tips in the kids' bath, and I did something similar in my bathroom. The rest of the jars were put to various other uses, some still empty waiting on a genius idea to strike! Ooh, already found the idea: Pinterest to the rescue again! So doing this one next!
Then will be back to stamping again!
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