Sister Sword of Desirable Mindfulness (fiberaddict) wrote,
Sister Sword of Desirable Mindfulness

Art stuff...

Tuesday is our "free art" day. We've been working thru "The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook", and doing the "lessons" - today was "sponge painting".

We didn't do watercolor. :lol:

Instead, I plopped down the 3 table tops, and turned the kids loose. I now have a "granite" coffee table top, a "granite" end table top, and a "stone" end table top. Herself and I are going to work on Himself's top; it's not quite "granite" enough.

They had fun, but he has a hard time with random. She took right to it; me? I had to go over it twice because I had "rock", not "granite". Wanted to match hers.....

I'll do pictures after we reassemble them. The bases will be black; the tops are predominately gray, with brown/black/tan mixed in. They look a LOT better than they did as wood.....which was the point. (I can't spend the $$$ to buy something if I can fix what I have. The tables? Just needed new tops. Why buy more, when paint is cheap?)

Tomorrow is grocery day...I need to make a list. A LONG list...we're out of almost everything I use on a daily basis. There's food here....but it's not on the normal menu. If that makes sense (and...I have a full pantry, but I can't USE it right now. Don't know why, but I don't argue. :shrug:)

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