Welcome to 2011! Happy New Year!
In honor of the fact that I should be cleaning, but instead am sitting on my duff playing on the computer and watching Little Man play with everything BUT his new toys - including but not limited to packaging of any kind, soda cans, clothing, cords - yes, cords!!!, remote controls - ALL OF THEM, diapers, wipes, tubes of chapstick, ink pens, etc, etc, etc.... Basically anything but what I WANT him to play with...I wanted to show off my first post-holiday project with one of my awesome Christmas gifts.
Did I mention that I got 2 awesome Christmas gifts?
Well, not just 2.
I got alot of amazing gifts.
But I got 2 CRAFTY gifts.
You may remember one of them....
That's right people!!!
Santa, a.k.a. ME, bought me a Silhouette.
And the other Santa, a.k.a. Techy, bought me an embroidery machine.
And not just any embroidery machine....
Techy got me the KING of all embroidery machines!
A Babylock Ellegante 2.
Magical machine of all machines.
But I really need to save the details of that magical machine for another post.
This post is about a quick project I whipped up using the Silhouette this morning while Little Man was throwing some of his Christmas gifts at my head.
And I am so happy about it!
Let's jump on in, k?
And it had something to do with this lovely, faded atrocity.
For some reason, having a faded duck adorn the front of my house just wasn't up my alley.
In reality, I have been BEGGING Techy to do something about this for 2 years now.
Today, I took matters into my own hands.
Or maybe I should say, I let my Silhouette take matters into its own hands....
A little wall vinyl later....
And then a coat of paint....
And then, just a quick flip of the wrist....
Did you hear that?!
My house just thanked me!
And 2 years of complaining are behind me!
To think, it only cost me $199.00 plus $1.98 for spray paint.
Oh well, at least I had fun using it!!!
And there you have it.
My first craft of 2011.
I love it!
*Um, yes. That is a picture of me. In my bathrobe. And this is me saying, be thankful I was wearing a bathrobe!