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Chabby Chic Window Picture (How to…)


My husband and I took a cruise back in 2011 and it was amazing. One of my favorite days was St.Thomas Virgin Islands, mostly because I had dreamed of going there since I was a little girl. My father use to travel there a lot and I was in love with the photos and presents he would bring back for me.  Not only did I finally get to see the place I had dreamed of but it was also my birthday! We sat on the deck eating our breakfast when all of the sudden a rainbow appeared, thus an amazing photo one would only dream of getting…..in the USVI…St Thomas 2011 018 bwc

I had this picture printed in an 16×20 size and didn’t know what I would do with it until I came across some old window frames. So I decided to create some art for our home.

 

Start with your frame outside and wear a mask so that you do not inhale old paint. Use sand paper and even a dremel to get in the smaller locations. This will help get all the rough edges and peeling paint off. ( I left some for the rustic affect)

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Once the area is clean to your liking measure out your picture to ensure that once you cut it it is centered in the window.

IMG_3492 IMG_3493Once you cut picture make sure surface is clean and ready to start gluing with Modge Podge. I did this by using windex and a newspaper to clean the glass. IMG_3494

Coat the glass with Modge Podge and then lay the picture in place and cover completely with Modge Podge again. Your picture will be lovely, protected, and ready for display in no time!

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Finished Product!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I used this for a display at a wedding show I did to show off my photography but now it sits in our dining room for all to enjoy. Stay tuned for more pinterest How to’s !!! Happy Crafting

Wedding Show ………. A….MA….ZING!!!!


As I am home reflecting and unpacking from  The Perfect Wedding Planner Magazine’s wedding show at Holiday Inn Resort I am feeling so blessed! Blessed for so many reasons…….

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1. I love my job!!

2. I love my clients that have all become my close friends! I look forward to making new ones 🙂

3. I love to meet other like minded professionals.

As I unwind from the excitement I think about my two favorite days in the planning process. What days  you ask? The first day is the day I meet my clients and get to know everything I can about them.  My philosophy in planning the best wedding ever is to know in and out what my clients want. Because sometimes I have to make a rush decision and I need to KNOW what my client would choose if they were in my shoes.

The second day is the day of the wedding and it’s not because I get to see the vision come to life, and not because the job is done. Don’t get me wrong seeing the vision in full swing is amazing.  I love the wedding day because it is the day that I run around making sure everyone shows up, making sure all candles are lite, every flower is in place, the cake has arrived, and the food is set. However when I walk into the dressing room to make sure my bride is ready to go is when my favorite moment occurs. She (the bride) looks at me as I walk in and her face lights up. She hugs me with a sigh of relief because she knows that I have taken care of everything and all she has to do is enjoy!! 🙂

A few pictures from today!!! Looking forward to hearing from my new brides, grooms, mothers and mothers to be!

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Favor Display '14
Favor Display ’14

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St. Thomas '11
St. Thomas ’11