Monday, November 16, 2009

Me? Crafty?

I think so.

On occasion.  It may be rare, but it happens.

And when it does, I'm pretty darn pleased with myself.

So pleased, in fact, that I have to brag a bit.

So bear with me, and please, I IMPLORE you, feed my ego.  You know, so I feel so special that I do something crafty again...Unless of course, you honestly feel like I should explore other avenues of expression.  In that case, be gentle.  Please.

What started out as this:

Ended up like this:


I won this custom vinyl piece from Kristina at Pulispher Predilictions.  It was donated by Jessica at her Etsy Shop, Say it with Style.  


Once the vinyl arrived in the mail, I had to do something with it.  

So, I went Thrift Store shopping and found the frame pictured above for $2.99.  

Then, I rushed home and took the glass and print out and spray painted the frame.  Next, I followed the instructions for adhering the vinyl to the glass, popped the glass back in the frame, and stood back all amazed.

Yes.  It's true.  For under 3 dollars I put together a cool dry erase calendar for my family.

Some would not call that crafty

Some would say anyone could do that.

I'd have to agree.

And then add that only I did what's pictured.  

And I think that's crafty.

40 comments:

Lace said...

Aw Angie... I'm proud of you lady! It looks great! & I think getting the vinyls on straight is stinkin' hard, so good for you for making that look good!

Robin said...

It looks great - and very crafty too. I'd like to see anyone try and say differently.

Scary Mommy said...

That looks awesome!! I am SO impressed!!

parentingBYdummies said...

Looks pretty crafty to me. However, I may not be the best judge because I think that being crafty also includes making paper towel roll swords for the dudes. But still. Pretty good!

Justine said...

Hey, anything that requires paint is crafty in my book. Love it, Angie!

Is your computer all fixed now?

Justine :o )

Shell said...

I think we may have the same craft ability. My projects are few and far between, but when I accomplish them, it feels awesome.

That looks GREAT!

Bonnie the Boss said...

I thnk it is crafty! you did a great job!

S Club Mama said...

what idiot wouldn't call that crafty? that's the coolest thing! awesome

Frau said...

Wow I'm impressed! Love it and the cost!

Susie said...

How inspired!! I love your ingenuity:-)

Lolli said...

I love that! And I especially love the fact that you made it from something cheap. Woohoo! Go Angie!

Amy said...

This looks amazing. Way to go...

brunger bunch said...

Great job...you are going to get "addicted" to this crafty thing. At least I did!

Melissa said...

I like it.
I really need something like this.

Evonne said...

I think that is very crafty! Good job!

glitterbygrammie said...

Looks like you are crafty. I like it.

Kristina P. said...

YOu did a great job! I am buying one of the calendars for my MIL for Christmas.

mommaof4wife2r said...

shut up angie! you more than DID a craft, you conquered the craft!

Jen said...

I like that A LOT! Way to go!

Kristin said...

Well if you're not crafty, you certainly are thrifty! LOL. It looks great. We have one too, get the fine point colored dry erase markers, one for each member of the family. Mine is too small to write who's doing what, so I just know who it is by the color, and you can be brown. LOL.

Erin, Nick and Merrick said...

Looks great! I ONLY buy frames from goodwill!

Live.Love.Eat said...

Look at you getting your craft on. I think you should definitely stay on this avenue, you did a great job!!!!

kisatrtle said...

looks good

Renée aka Mekhismom said...

Who says easy can't be crafty? I think it is very crafty!

scrappysue said...

very cool. i type up a sheet every week, but that would totaly work around here!!!

Tiffany said...

Angie, I am jealous.....its awesome. Cant wait to see you!!

Adrian's Crazy Life said...

I think that is fabulous and you are very clever for thinking of it. I'm crafty and I probably would have been scared to try something like that. I'd be afraid I wouldn't get it on straight. Good job, crafty lady!

Grand Pooba said...

You are SO crafty! Good job, it looks great!

CC said...

cool!!!!

Michelle said...

You are so cute! Good job you crafty girl you!

I keep meaning to make one of those and have the vinyl cut down at my Dad's business. They are so darn cute.

girlytwins said...

I would call that very crafty. It's more crafty than I even get close to LOL.

Kacey R. said...

That is FABULOUS! I need one!

Angela said...

I love it! What an awesome idea, I need to get one of those vinyl thingies!

Shannon said...

Totally crafty! You know you are super creative. I have seen it many times before. There is nothing more creative than making something awesome and doing it cheap. LOVE IT!! Great work.

Mark and Kiss said...

Nicely done! I love it.

Lula! said...

You are a genius. This IS crafty. And fantastic.

What'd ya do with the gorgeous print of the flowers in a vase? And that's "vase," pronounced, "Vah-zzz," of course.

Life with Kaishon said...

Angie! This is amazing. You totally and completely rocked this! You are such a super star : )

Genny said...

Very crafty, indeed. (I'm not the crafty type at all, so I'm extra impressed! lol)

Kristina Petrella said...

amazing! I have to try it now.

tonyastaab.com said...

I'm all about easy and crafty and this looks great. Well done.