Using the Brain
In our house this is known as the ability to "Think Smink"
There is a certain thrill involved in the whole recycle, reuse, upcycle process.
(especially when hubby is yet again involved, giving you the 'look')
Enter the wobbly peg leg over the sink shelf I believe I pulled from someone elses trash!
Hey, it was good wood!
So easy... remove peg legs, apply a quick coat of cream spray paint, (no prep involved here) and a quick distressing with sand paper.
Apply a quick vinyl decal purchased for a buck 29 way back from Christmas Tree Shop.
Add 2 spray painted iron candle holders and Dollar Tree bird all of similar colors,
(harps play, angels sing)
Soothing vignette to look at while paying the bills!
Losing the Brain
involves one 10 year old boy wanting to espress his creative side.
Austin wanted a Mohawk!
After a few minutes of Mom and Austin trying to convice Daddy that it's just hair
and that he's only young once. At least he's not asking for a tattoo or a piercing (yet) !!!
We still have about 4 weeks til school starts here
(enough time for it to grow out)
Mommy got out the clippers!
Keep in mind, Mommy is not a hairdresser
I probably most certainly did lose my mind here a bit as we attempted the
My child's smile : Priceless!
Seems there may be benefits to both using AND losing my MiND!
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