If after you take a look at my simple yet thrifty project and decide "Hey that looks like fun I wanna join"....just click here....
I am sure Lori would LOVE to have you.
So here goes nothing, I will apologize that I did not do step by step pictures, but lets face it most of us know how to use spray paint and a glue gun and my project is super easy a caveman could do it, so I won't bore you. Plus I am in desperate need of a mani and don't want picture proof of such :)
I went on a little excursion with the Bestie today (no I am not in middle school, please over look the verbage) any whoo It's a few days before pay day so we decided to frequent the base thrift shops...God bless the military, we move so much we always have to get rid of GOOD stuff. I went today with DIY in mind and was looking for a gem of a piece, or well what I could turn into one, and this is what I found.
Alas a pot only a mother could love...but as the pic says it was $1.50 so if I screw it up ehhh I'll collect some change from under the couch cushions.
I wondered on paint colors etc...then I thought...go with white Resh. The room is bright (as all get out) and this can serve as an understated accent piece...cause duh it's a pot.
Ok so on to the next step....gathering supplies. Pretty easy!! I bought Spanish Moss from the thrift store cause I LOVE it and think you can never have too much moss and because it was again a $1 something and I figured I could use it somewhere. On to Wally world for spray paint, which I am pretty sure I had, but with my deliquents you never know who decided to "tag" the trach cans or government sidewalks..which by the way is gonna cost us BIG. Oh and I needed something to put IN the pot. So I found some leafy spikes..which you will see later, because I forgot to photograph them :( Sorry
4. Spanish Moss
5. Handy Dandy Glue Gun
6. HAVE FUN!
This was soo super easy and cheap! So for a little under 6 bucks I got a fabulous arrangement that I LOVE. I probably could have bought one on clearance, broken, and the wrong colors for a few dollars more, but then I wouldn't have been able to blog about it now would I?
So here she is in all her Glory
SO what'yas think?
p.s I made the green and white pillow out of an old purse and it's more or less my inspiration for the room. The yellow one was $1.50 at the thrift store and I am hoping to sew some sequins on it and some how use it in the room I have a vision for and hope to bring to life!
Well I figured since I am in the PARTYING mood and might as well jump in feet first....plus Lori was so wonderful and tipped me off to a few more parties!!
So I've added buttons for all my links this Thursday!
Steph over at Somewhat Simple is hosting Strut Your Stuff Thursday
Since my arrangement was such a thrifty transformation I figured I would link up with Gina at The Shabby Chic Cottage for Transformation Thursdays!! Check her out..
Till we meet again I've got more to DIY!