I should never promise to post things the next day, as things have a way of not working out. Finishing up the coffee table took a bit longer than expected because I skipped one very important step (especially when you have two dogs in the house) — wiping the table down before polyurethaning the piece of furniture. By skipping this step I got tons of dog hair in the final finish and had to sand it, do some touch up painting and then polyurethane it a second time. Stupid. After all of that, I’m very happy with how it turned out, although we do need to seek out some new knobs asap.
Apparently this weekend revolves around reviving wedding projects that I started ages ago. It may be a good thing that we’re having a 20 month engagement after all. This is a project that I started working on last December, involving repurposed wine bottles. I spray painted a bunch of bottles pink, decided I didn’t really care for them & meant to throw them out ages ago, but never got around to it. Instead they stayed in our basement until a week or so ago, when I brought two of them upstairs & decided I was going to figure out something to do with them.
I must be feeling better, because I got the sudden urge to grab a hammer at 9:45 tonight… After multiple picture position switches, this is what I’ve got so far, although I’m positive that I’ll be switching things around as I gather more pictures. Obviously it’s lopsided right now… I plan on putting the memory box & two 5x7s on that side to even things out.
Prior to heading to downtown to go to the car show today I forced Jason to go to Hobby Lobby (aka heaven on earth) to pick up a few supplies for my newest craft attempt that I discussed briefly yesterday. Now, I am fully aware that it way too early to be working on these, but I’m just getting them started now for completion next year. Like I said yesterday, I want to get things like this done early since it is going to be a time consuming task.