The other day my mom asked if I saw one of the segments on the Today Show.

"No mom. Derrick was watching SportsCenter."

"SportsCenter is on in the morning?"

"Yes mom. SportsCenter is on all day."

And now it's the NBA finals. And we are geared up and ready to support our teams.


Clothes Pins and Picture Frames

I have had this big frame hanging out in my craft room for about a year now. I have too many ideas that I want to use it for but I finally narrowed it down to one that I love.

First of all, I love Instagram. I love posting pictures, following my friends, and I love the filters you can use to edit your pictures. There are a lot of ways out there to print your pictures but I don't have a large area on my fridge to stick StickyGram magnets and I don't really need any Printstagram stickers. I just wanted my pictures printed. I found an app called PostalPix that will print and ship your Instagram pictures for pretty cheap and they are perfect for this project.

Large frame
String, yarn, or jute
Hot glue
Mini clothes pins
Spray paint

Once again, I don't have a Ron of pictures to go along with this post but hopefully it is pretty self explanatory.

The first thing I did was spray paint my frame. I went with and orange-red color but it could change in the future to green or yellow :) I can't seem to make up my mind!

Next I ran down to Joanne's and picked up some mini clothes pins. They were in the back corner in the wood section (it took me a while to find them). I took them home and (roughly) painted them with some toll paint and a sponge brush. This was a great activity to do while Derrick was building a wall in our front yard. It didn't take too much concentration so I was still able to cheer him on while I painted!

Then I went inside and grabbed my yarn, my hot glue gun, and my frame. I decided that three strands would look best on my size frame but it could vary depending on what frame you use. I eyeballed where I wanted the yarn to lay, turned over the frame, and started gluing! As I was gluing I pulled on my yarn to make sure it would be nice and tight.

Once the glue was dry I added the clothes pins and pictures and ta-da!

A simple project that adds a neat element to my entry way! Now go make one-you'll love it :)