Thursday, March 6, 2014

New projects:

We've been busy around here lately. Between packing, cleaning, sloughing off the excess of the past few years, working on nursery projects, and work-related stuff, we've had our hands full. Not to mention the inclement weather we've had for the past few days. But we've since dug out and we're back to business as usual.

Over the weekend, we kicked our creativity into high gear. We've set a budget for ourselves in the new house's nursery, so after furnishing the space, we have little to work with as far as decorating. We've had to get creative and find inexpensive ways to bring color and personality into the room. Our latest creation?

This art for M's room. Made from just paint chips, glue, and some heavy-duty card stock that we had lying around, the total cost of this project: $0. Well, plus the cost of the frame and matting. But Hobby Lobby had a 50% off framing sale, so we snapped that up for cheap. 

We've got a few more projects up our sleeves, including more art and a side table, that we can't wait to share. And we'll have a total cost breakdown once the room is complete. We're having a lot of fun DIYing a lot of the elements in the room and I think it's sweet that this little boy will be surrounded by things that his parents lovingly made for him. Plus, pocketing the extra cash that we saved feels really good.

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