Monday, June 05, 2006

Linda's Retreat (pic)

I'm adding this as my InspireMeThursday.com entry. The theme is functional art. I altered the old window frame and inserted my painting that I recently finished....

I finished my garden project today and look forward to taking the morning paper and coffee out and enjoy my little quiet spot in the garden. I finished the painting a couple of weeks ago but just finished adding several coats of poly on it to make it stand up to the weather. I mounted it in the window frame I fixed and painted. Then I took a very old shelf and painted it to match and mounted it on the fence with shelf brackets. I bought 2 of those little, colorful flip flop picture frames and put them on the shelf. I'm going to put pictures of my nephews in them after I waterproof the printouts. At night the landscape lights hit the picture and it looks like the sun is still shining behind the trees. I really like my new area to relax.

2 comments:

Toni said...

I go away for five days and now I need to catch up on your posts. This is awesome. What a unique way to decorate your garden. I can picture you sitting there with your cup of coffee.

Stacia said...

I really like the feel of your garden...very cozy. The modified frame gives a lot of depth to your sitting area. Great idea!