Wednesday, February 29, 2012

You're Welcome.

You know those ubiquitous stars that everyone has hanging on their porches/houses/garages? Well, I kind of wanted one. But, then, I kind of didn't, either. And since we are on a spending-freeze of sorts, I didn't want to pay for one. So, we decided to make our own version. It cost us $0 and about an hour. David jigsawed a star out of scrap wood, I stained it and painted it. It's a little, ehm, rustic. But it has perked up our porch in an imperfectly happy way.

 No, I don't still have my Christmas wreath still up.

 Ignore the door/'s next on my makeover list.
a close-up!

I like it.

What about you? Do you ever feel torn by trends that you like, yet see everywhere you turn?


rebcres said...

I really love it! I like the stars, and I love the idea of having something hanging on my porch beside the door more than just a wreath on the door. I haven't quite figured what to put there, aside from the ubiquitous star, which I do like, I'm just not sold.

Christy said...

I am loving all your posts about DIY projects for cheap:) Giving me lots of great ideas. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Funny you should mention this...I asked a friend recently about the overwhelming number of stars I saw on porches in a suburb of my town and she explained that it was to identify the couple as "swingers" O.o
Hopefully it doesn't have the same connotation in your town, or that could lead to some awkward encounters! lol!