Another busy weekend…

7 Nov

How come when I finally decide to do something everything else around me decides its going to be more important than what I have planned? I guess such is life right? Despite many objections from the things around me I actually got 2 projects done this weekend!

See below for before & after pics:

I call this the Amoeba painting – really interesting right? LOL

Amoeba painting - before        


A few coats of paint, some vinyl and a few minutes under the sander and this is what we have I obviously love this quote):           

 Amoeba painting - after  


Amoeba painting detail - after

                                              Check out the detail – you can even see some amoeba shining through!


Up next we have this beautiful wooden wall medallion. Loved the look before but not quite my style:

Wall medalion - before          Wall medalion detail - before

                               BEFORE                                                                             BEFORE DETAIL


After a few coats of paint, some verathane and distressing this went from just pretty to PRETTY AWESOME – I am loving the metallic sheen it has:

Wall medalion - after              Wall medalion detail - after

                                    AFTER                                                                             AFTER DETAIL


– Jen @ Rags2Retro


Participating in the following parties:

Making Monday Marvelous Linky Party

Keeping It Simple

The DIY Show Off Todays Creative Blog Tip Junkie handmade projects


6 Responses to “Another busy weekend…”

  1. measuredbytheheart November 7, 2011 at 6:07 PM #

    I love the medallion. I wish I could find one myself.

  2. Kara@Craftastical November 7, 2011 at 6:20 PM #

    I love the wooden medallion spray painted! I would love to have that in my house!!

  3. Sherryd November 9, 2011 at 4:45 AM #

    I like that you took a chance with color for this piece instead of black or white. It looks great!

  4. Rachelle Miller November 12, 2011 at 6:45 AM #

    Your link at Fingerprints on the Fridge caught my eye. I love your medallion! What color did you use?

  5. Jen November 13, 2011 at 9:27 PM #

    Oh that medallion is SO COOL! The color you went with is perfect, and I’m sure this will look great on your wall for a long time! I would love it if you linked up to the Head to Head Showdown, going on right now at


  6. Maria Matter November 14, 2011 at 11:00 PM #


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