Saturday, May 14, 2011

What the What???

The House.


We are slowly getting it together and making it our own~! we've done a lot of painting and odds and end stuff.  This weekend we are going to tackle the basement (just painting).  Anyway this past week i was able to finish Knox's room.  It turned out cute (i think).  and for my later Gee Whiz file I'm adding the cost.

We Painted his room.  I got a mistint color from Walmart which was $10 (ended up being the cutest color)  The orange was  a pint we had from Brody's room (that we actually didn't even use for his room).

The canvas's were on sale at Michael's so we got all 4 for $10. Brad drew out the fish and i painted them.

the fabric i already had from forever ago.  So for the fabric toy baskets' i just had to purchase the Cafe rod. 
The dresser was a leftover from the move.  we sanded and painted it with leftover paint ( from when i was trying to choose a color for the house).  I bought the new

His Bed is Blazes old one that i built for him.  I sanded and Painted it (again with leftover paint from picking the house color)

I Bought the fabric for his quilt at the fabric addict back in the clearance section for 5.98M And i think i got 3M of it and i purchased the orange in the same place for the same money.

So the grand total for the room was ......................Drum roll.............................

$55!  Wow that was money well spent!  We still have to buy new plug covers (since the boy's thought it was fun to step on them and break them.  so i guess Probley a grand total of $60.

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This was another quick project i did. These were the kid's pictures i took for mothers day. I wanted them to be canvas but i did'nt want to put out all the money when i'll be taking new pictures of them in 6 months.  so i did homemade canvases.   All i did was get the pictures developed,  got the premade canvas' at micheals.  Modpodge the canvas,  stuck the picture down then modpodged on top.  Super easy!!  And i think they turned out pretty good.  I think i'm going to repaint the sides to black but for my first try, i think they turned out pretty good. (not to toot my own horn)  Ok just kidding I am!  The grand total for this project was ................. $24.  Now that's a Smokin'Deal!

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3 comments:

  1. I'm totally copying the canvas pics (with my own kids of course), they turned out awesome.
    p.s. Nate and I couldn't figure out why we still smelled like woodsmoke, we had both showered and changed our clothes, turns out his glasses really trap smells, weird hey?

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  2. Bahaha that's so weird!!! Hey Do you want to do Hunters pictures sometime!! I'll help you do the canvas's if you want!! So easy

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  3. you are the queen of frugal crafting, everything looks so great!!

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