I saw the idea somewhere, can't find it now.....
Of using a frame as a part of a center piece.
Super cute, but couldn't find what I was looking for at a reasonable price.
I wanted a chunky frame, what to do....
I'm becoming more comfortable with all things power tool since my first building attempt with
Because building what you want is the first thing that comes to mind
for a gal who has a notorious lack of patience.
So I found some chunky molding at Lowe's that I love.
Measured & cut to fit a piece of scrap wood left over from another project.
Gorilla Glue & some clamps.
Big fan of using what I've got.
And use this time to sing the praises of all things Gorilla Glue!
Seriously, the best stuff.
Rivaled only by my love of spray paint.
Two things that are a must for those of us lacking the skill to wait patiently.
Painted it a lovely creamy off white. I had this paint already, for so long that there's more paint on the outside of the can than inside. Hence, I could not begin to tell you the exact color.... Boo!
I thought it might look cool stained, to make it a little "antique-y"
Sue me, I make up words...
I brushed on a coat of wood finish, immediately wiping it off as a I went.
Freaking at first, because it was really dark and I thought I may have ruined it.
I think it goes pretty well with my dishes.
The molding was about $12.
Everything else was already on hand!