Monday, April 28, 2014

April Update - 11 Months To Go


About a month ago, I posted my 41 by 41 list.  Each month I'll update on how I'm doing with that list.  One thing that I've noticed is that I think about the things on the list and am surprised at how easy it is to cross things off.  The act of making the list and putting it out there is motivating me to complete each item.  A couple of times I found myself starting and/or completing a project and then realizing, "hey, that's on my list!"  So something is happening.  It also helps that I put realistic things on it that are a little challenging but not insurmountable.  So here's what I've accomplished so far.

Friday, April 4, 2014

3 Generations on a Wall


A few years ago I came across a photo of plate wall art.  When we repainted the kitchen, my plan was to use the plates that my grandmother gave me, plates that my mom's brother gave to her, plates from our cupboards and plates from garage sales to fill in the rest.  Pinterest pinning ensued.

I used super glue, Lochtite, my favorite, and glued sawtooth hangers to the backs of the plates.  I did try to