Happy 4th of July!!
I thought you would enjoy this little picture. I’m not sure how much the pups enjoyed it, but they sure look cute!
I posted this a couple of years ago, but thought it was perfect for today! I had gathered some pickets from a neighbor a couple of years ago when he took down his fence. I have used them for a potting table and also a little side table. I wasn’t using the small table anymore, so I took it apart and used the pieces. Steve removed the nails from each of the pieces, than I gave each one a good scrubbing.
I painted 4 pickets antique white and 3 pickets grey. I didn’t cover them too thoroughly, just enough to freshen them up.
I took one of the squares from the table that was taken apart and painted it blue. After the paint dried, I sprayed a little bit of turquoise over the top and then sanded it down.
These pieces also came from the table and they were attached to the back to hold all the pickets together.
Here is the front with the blue square attached.
Here is my bottle cap collection! My girls and I have collected these for years while taking walks around the neighborhood. We have an alley behind us and there are always treasures to be found. The girls and I picked out caps with blue, gold, silver and a little bit of red. We tried to get them all different and then placed them on the blue square in random order. I used my nail-gun to attach them.
All done! This was such a simple project to put together and I love how it turned out!
I don’t really decorate with red, so I tried to keep this as neutral as possible.
I’m still loving this flag and have it on my mantle now. I hope you all have a happy and safe 4th of July!