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DIY!! Furoshiki

In Funky Sh*t, Uncategorized on October 26, 2009 at 9:00 am

furoshiki

I am in awe of this Japanese wrapping method. You can make gift wrap, wine carriers and different types and sizes of bags out of a simple square of cloth. I will never use gift wrap again!!

HERE is a pretty good video on how to do it yourself!

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AFTER: Super Simple Mirror

In after, Finds on September 24, 2009 at 3:00 am

Here is that dumpster mirror that I rescued. I have decided to keep it plain green for now and just glare at it for a while to see if more inspiration hits. If anyone has any input I would love to hear from ya. I am considering a portion of a stencil design in stark white all the way around the frame to give it some texture. It is looking a little flat to me.  I also still have to replace the backing of nappy cardboard that I ripped off of the rear of the frame. I would love to find something pretty even though no-one will be able to see it after it is hung. Maybe a fabric? That would also protect the wall while it is hanging. Hmmm.

PS. Thanks Jade.

BEFORE: Super Simple Mirror

In before, Finds on September 24, 2009 at 2:59 am

I received word through a forwarded text that a friend of mine had found 2 mirrors behind the dumpster at her apartment complex. She told me to run pick them up. I jumped in Rhonda the Honda and had them in my possession within minutes. One was super simple and I tackled it first. A light sanding with my new palm sander, a coating of primer and a beautiful color of “Lovely Green” satin paint made it look just that, lovely.