Friday, March 1, 2013

Kitchen Wall Decor

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It's Friday!!!
If you're a stay-at-home mom to a toddler, like me, this means nothing to you anymore.
However, if you're a working girl, or guy, ( honestly, are there any guys out there reading this blog besides Mr. Hoff and my dad?) woohoo for you!  The weekend is almost here!
Maybe you'll want to spend your weekend doing some inexpensive wall decorating...?
I did just that last weekend.  I had an empty kitchen wall (one of the many empty walls in my house) that was just begging for some love.
Yup, she needed some love alright.
You might remember my recent post on my discovery of Vintage Vogue by GW in Bloomington, IN.  I found this cool fork and spoon set on the shelves for a sweet deal.
Just one minor problem...the color.  Now, I like over sized, grass-green spoons and forks just as much as the next person, but I had some other plans in mind for these. 
I spray painted the lovely pair with a primer, then finished them off with a few light coats of "Nickel" spray paint by Krylon.  I absolutely love this color and keep it on hand at all times.
Don't they look real enough to use?  I might use a fork that size to eat some left over ice-cream cake.  The picture frame was $15 at Kohl's.  I put some scrapbook paper, that I already had, from Michael's in the frame.
I spent a grand total of $23 on this wall!  (Keep in mind that I already had the paint.)
Now, I need to figure out how to keep Miss L from snatching them off the wall....she keeps reaching for them and saying, "Oooooooh!"  I might be in trouble! :)
If you haven't already read my post on how I turned a mirror into that cute little kitchen chalkboard, click here.
Have a great weekend!  I'm already getting excited for Round 2 of $30 Thursday coming up next week!


  1. HA HA HA!! I was so laughing at your first sentence.. I'm like "hmm... it is Friday... oh well.. " he he.. LOVE what you did with the space! The utensils and the picture fit so nicely :) Lovely as usual... ~Bre

    1. Each day is so much like the next...weekends just don't seem different anymore, do they? :)

  2. love them! the coat of nickel paint was perfect! :)
    and you're right, fridays mean nothing anymore... except that you might get to have some additional help with your child the next day. :)

  3. They look like real cutlery now! I can see why your little ones want to play with them!!

    1. ...and why I want to eat (ice cream cake) with them? :)

  4. Those are so adorable. I love the big spoon and fork and wish I had a spot for them in my kitchen


  5. super cute April!! That's a great find - I love the paint finish - and it brightens up that little wall so well. Have a great weekend :)

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    Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

  7. LOVE this! You always have such great ides, friend!

  8. They DO look real . . . now you just need a reeeally ginormous bowl for ice cream and you'll be all set ;) Super cute decor! Nicely done ;*)

    ...Stopping by to let you know that I've nominated your fabulous blog for a Liebster Award!! For more details please see: ...Congrats!! :)

  9. That is seriously cute. I love that you painted them silver, looks perfect!! BTW - I have an iPad KIC Mount giveaway going on right now if you would like to come enter.