My friend Stephenie www.mycraftyadventures.com loves to challenge me with the simplest things for our HE CRAFTS SHE CRAFTS blog posts. Sometimes I'm completely inspired with our objects and other times it's a test of my creative will. This project was no exception. You see, Steph has a terrific ability to make everything pretty, lacey, colorful and wonderful. I almost immediately go for a can of paint and a drill! This time I decided to use flowers and lace and see if I could marry my two styles with this simple standing frame and turn it in to something interesting. I came up with a night light.
This is what Stephenie came up with and I love it. It's a reversible frame with photos on each side. So smart! Make sure to head over to her blog and see how she made it and leave a comment! We'll pick a winner to receive some goodies (and one of my books)!
Standing frame (this one is from Ikea)
Postcard of a night scene that has some sky
Night light (got mine at the 99c store)
Black Krylon spray paint
E-6000 glue and hot glue
Bows, ribbons, flowers, lace
Small extension cord
Frame the postcard and then glue the nightlight to the back of the frame behind the postcard
Add an extension cord and then plug in your night light
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