My Monday started out like this;
I heard Jason quietly getting ready and then quick kiss and he was off to work. A short time later, I got up and did absolutely nothing for a long time.Then Jason called me and wanted me to bring something down to work and that forced me to get moving. I’m enjoying my days of no job-ness and trying to be ok with not working or being in school. I may never, ever have this season of life again.
I mean at the beginning of the year school starts again for me and that will start up a schedule again. But, like most people, I need a schedule and deadlines to get things done. At times I feel unproductive but when I look back on my day, I got everything I had on my list done. So I guess I’m explainig myself because I feel like this justifies me. But not that I need to be justified. I just feel… Ok, whatever. . .
Ssoooo!, when I came back from Jason’s work, I was ready to start my day at approximately 1:09pm.
One thing that I had on my list that I did today and wanted to share with ya’ll was my stool! *(very) Happy dance*
We have some extra white trim paint so I painted the stool white (and plus Jason had suggested it).
For the monogram part, I mixed our chocolate brown color that we used on in our dinning room with some more white paint to lighten up the brown. Then I picked out a font I really liked on microsoft word and printed it out in like font size 400; a free homemade stencil! I simply taped the paper onto thin cardboard and with a razor blade I c a r e f u l l y cut it out.
Here’s the pretty stool! 🙂
After I had finished, it still looked like it needed something, so I smeared paint on the legs and kinda rubbed it up and down to give the distressed or antique look. I also lightly ran leftover sand paper on it to give it more of the look. I’m pleased with the way it turned out. And Jason swooned over it when he came home from work to which really made me feel good about it too.
“F” is for Friesen,
. . .or what ever else you want it to mean when you come over 😉
I hope to find another stool someday and paint it the same way but put a ‘J’ on it.
So that was my Monday (or a slice of it anyway). How was yours?