Day 52: Hungry, Hungry Hippo

I worked on a couple of things today, but I don’t feel like I got anything done…so I probably didn’t get anything done. Eh, it’s Sunday and I only have 1 more day off and nothing super important to get checked off my list.

I’m getting sleepy. I was fine and then all of a sudden while writing this my eye lids started to get really heavy. Yawn.

The only things I did work in were some shutters. I have a matching set that go in my boss’s office that I’m redoing for her and then a single one that’s going back with my mom for her office.

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The top photo is one of the shutters after I slipped half of the slats out, gave it a couple of coats of paint, and then distressed the paint. The next photo is just the cork board I’m going to install to one of the shutters. I decoupaged a cute floral wrapping paper to it and then set about making it look a little less new and bright. In order to do that I slapped (and I mean slapped) white paint across the entire thing and then took a wet cloth and rubbed back the paint so that the paper began to peek back theough. After I put a dark wax over and let that set for a few moments before wiping the excess off and allowing it to dry.

Oh, I also started painting one of the chiars, I had planned on doing the second one before bed, but now that I’m starting to get drowsy I’m thinking that’s not going to happen.

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Since these chairs are going to end up with the half table at my office I decided to paint them with the same paint. On this chair I did 2 coats of the mineral paint all over except those 3 spindles in the back of the chair, those I’m going to paint with the light blue I used on the top of the table. I’m considering doing the reverse on the other chaur, but I’m not 100% sure about that yet…

Yum, I made bacon wrapped jalapeños for dinner. Seriously one of my favorite side dishes/appetizers of all time. I just shoved another one down my throat while I was holding the dogs back from the door.

Tomorrow I’m heading to my boss’s house to start organizing things for their garage sale and I also have to prep all my meals for the week. Geeze, I’m not even sure how that’s all going to happen epically considering that we have zumba tomorrow. I guess we will see what happens.

Ugh, I still have to make my bed before I can go to sleep. Kill me now. It’s just about 8 pm and I have no idea why I’m so tired…maybe it was the sweeping and moping I did…maybe I’m just sleepy.

Peace peeps!

Caloric intake: 1,785
Calories burned: eh…probably not enough to brag about

Until tomorrow, stay wonderfully wild!
Chels aka The Crazy Dame

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