July 13, 2010

adios snowman...

so i bought this beastly thing for $2/$3
{yes i seen past all that beastly-ness}

i sanded it some {i'm not a big sander so the less sanding the better}
and then i took it outside to spray paint it black.
after i was done spray painting it, it looked like this:
{remember this paper from here?}

i had my paper picked out and i got out my mod podge.
this is the biggest surface area that i have mod podged.
it was a challenge, harder than i thought it would be.


wanna see the end result??
{don't you love all of my picture taking places? haha!}

yes it is glorious!! it will be my center of my kitchen table...
although it does need some friends other than the salt & pepper.

one last look? okay you talked me into it. =)



happy monday y'all!

i'm linking to these parties here.

19 comments:

  1. cute idea... is going on my list of things to do... first i have to find a tray :)

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  2. Snow kidding! ;) That's a great redo! LOL Following now thru the DIY Club. Pam @ Sallygoodin

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  3. SO cute! i LOVE the after :)

    also - i gave you an award :) head on over to www.poagfamily.blogspot.com to check it out :)

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  4. what a great way to turn a seasonal tray into an all-season tray! Love the paper!!

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  5. CUTE! LOVE that pattern! Your new tray is super adorable, Brandi!! :)

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  6. LOVE IT!
    I also love that it matches your blog layout.

    fromlazytolady.blogspot.com

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  7. Ahhhhh, a glorious makeover :) I must say, being able to see past the current state of an item is the secret to thrifting! Great job! Thanks for stopping on by too.

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  8. Fancy! Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

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  9. Looks great! Not missing that snowman at all. :-)

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  10. Poor snowman. Unappreciated. But the tray looks great and can be used any season.

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  11. Great Idea. I'll have to keep my eye out for a cheap and not so pretty tray to create this! It's beautiful! Thanks for linking up!

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  12. I have some trays like that one. I will be sure to try this out! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  13. Thanks for linking up to the Mad Skills party!

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  14. Looks great! We're so glad you joined us for another great Anything Related party!
    {Rebekah}

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  15. I'm so glad you were able to socializing with me Monday til Sunday!

    Hope to see you this week!

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  16. Holy Moley I love this. :)

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  17. Oh, I really like this too!
    I have to signup to follow your blog!
    Have a good day!
    Leticia

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