It's one thing when it happens with every day items like bringing home DIET Root Beer instead of the real thing.
|Don't believe that. Helen KNOWS real beer (because she is so freedom-loving). |
Nana is serving it for Thanksgiving here - how else could she endure an entire day with her family?
But what a delight when what you brought home thinking you'd sand down the rough edges, apply your makeover skills and (if you didn't expose it to the harsh glare of light) have something you could live with turns out to be a treasure in disguise!
|After all, that's how I got Hubby Hartman!|
Helen had become obsessed (okay, who is messing with the spellcheck around here? It has twice wanted to correct this to Obese!)
|Maybe spellcheck knows you never have to worry about keeping candy fresh, or that the 'active youngsters' you buy that 5 pound box for are adults who don't eat sugar.|
... have become obsessed with the idea of creating a piece of gravel art, so went looking for inspiration, maybe even a foundation I could pour Mod Podge over and trowel gravel over to make it pretty.
|Not unlike the way you 'put your face on' each day, right?|
So when I spotted a couple of prints, that looked like shades of beige and brown with grimy frames I decided to bring them home. If I changed my mind, I could always leave them by the curb and forget 'em.
|That's always been my dating philosophy. |
Of course, all women want to be with me, all men want to BE me.
At least that's what the bourbon in my briefcase tells me.
You can guess what happened next. As soon as the sun hit the prints brown glinted like gold, beige became pearl. The frames are perfect and the prints...
|Perfection - I already owned the dancers, dogs, lamp, etc and one of the shelves - also found the double shelf this weekend and now it's all at home in my home.|
Yes, once again Helen has proved she is a Junquin' Jenious (take that spellcheck!). Perfect mid mod prints - all they needed was a good cleaning and a place to shine!
There is a lesson in all this, of course, but Helen doesn't want to deprive you of the chance to uncover that treasure for yourself.
|Sounds like someone is full of prunes! |
Just admit you've already run off following your next obese- I mean obsession!
Happy Treasure Hunting, Loved Ones!
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