Hot Glue + “Frame” of Mind

January 10, 2012·

39 days. I’m getting married in 39 days. I am so excited / nervous / excited / pumped / excited / nervous / excited all at the same time. For serial.

The more we prepare and talk about making a life-long commitment to each other, the more ready I am and the more I just can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with my best friend. We’re on the same page. We’re in the right frame of mind. We talk about everything – good and bad – what scares us, what excites us, what to pray about, how important God is to us and how important He will be to us in our marriage. It’s awesome. AHH.

Ugh. Okay, enough of the mushy stuff. Blech. I’m grossing myself out. WHO AM I? 🙂

So, in the meantime, until the mushy stuff and reality and real life all set in, we’re, ah hem, I’m prepping for a celebration! I would say we are, however, admittedly, John doesn’t really care about hot glue, or fabric flowers, or twine, or details. He cares about Jesus, marrying me, country music, cowboy boots, and BBQ. Which I’m totally okay with. PLUS, he loves me despite the fact that I have probably burned 129,102,489 layers of skin off my hands from hot glue… while watching The Bachelor. BONUS! That’s dedication. (BTW: I like Kacie B., y’all. Ben probably will dump her soon. That’s usually how those things go).

There I go again with the mushy stuff.

*Slaps own face*

Back on track, Buckley.

I love pictures. I love frames. I hate boring pictures in boring frames.

I decided to spruce up some frames for wedding decorations to then later use in our house. Kill two birds with one stone = WINNING.

I have had this tall 8×10 photo frame thing for a long time and it was starting to look gross. Dusty, the borders were coming off, etc. I didn’t take a before picture because I’m lame and didn’t think it would turn out well. So, I ripped the ugly borders off, replaced the pictures with some amazing e-pics courtesy of our amazing photog, Katelyn James, hot glued some lace around the edges, made a few fabric flowers, and BAM! fancy frames for fancy people. I also took a cheap-o Target sale rack black frame and added some pizazz to it. WOOP!

Please excuse the bottle of Oxi-Clean in the left corner. That’s my washer. Whoops. Probably should have moved the frame away from my laundry area before taking the photo on my iPhone. Oh well. Sue me.


What do you think? Have you done any crafty projects lately? Share them with me. 

How often have you burned yourself with hot glue? Are you as clumsy with hot glue as I am?