Do Ya’ Need A Cuppa’ Coffee?

Spray paint is vogue.

Tables, dishes, dressers, chairs, windows, tree branches~
everything is fair game for DIY’ers with itchy trigger fingers.
Sometimes, I worry about their kids, especially if they stand still
while watching their color-their-world parent with aerosol can in hand.
They could end up Smurf blue or Minion yellow.

But, I just want ya’ll to know,
I was spray paint,
when spray paint wasn’t cool.

In the early 90’s, I spray painted  thrift store baskets glossy white for baby gifts.
A patio table I acquired curb shopping was given new life along with some ugly outdoor chairs.

Yea, I was way ahead of my time.

Back then, when I went into the hardware store for spray paint,
they usually wrinkled their bulbous noses and  superior brows at me,
and told me it couldn’t be done.

Not anymore.

Spray paint comes in prettier colors and covers better,
and salesmen like to encourage, not discourage, useage.

With all my expertise, it was only natural that I create something unique.

I began with this plain ol’ can.
The painful job was eating all those chocolately cookies.
I don’t think I shared the misery with my family,
I handled this one on my own.

Of course, I had to use this Rust-Oleum product.

It was actually  Mitzi’s blog that inspired the craft.  Isn’t she talented?
I love her generosity in sharing her printables and her ideas.
The vintage coffee labels make we wanna’ Mod Podge everything in my house.
I printed my favorite images onto cardstock.


Oh, yea, another staple in my random crafting life.

The look of this vintage label on the black tin made me love, love, love coffee even more.

Because there were so many choices,
I added another vintage label to the opposite side of the can,
making it extra cool for those special people.

What special people am I crafting for?

The same  people who got this match box tin.

….stay tuned….

I have one more wedding present crafting to share with you…

…meanwhile, all these vintage coffee labels are making me crave a cuppa’ coffee…

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11 Responses to Do Ya’ Need A Cuppa’ Coffee?

  1. Ruby August 29, 2012 at 11:55 am #

    I would love a cuppa with you Mindy!
    (Did you receive my next email?) Continuing to pray for you.

    • Momma Mindy August 29, 2012 at 2:58 pm #

      Not yet. It must take awhile to cross the oceans. Yes, I often dream about visiting your beautiful country to meet you and your family and the other lovely sisters I have met blogging. You have all added so much fullness to my life in so many ways.

      • Ruby September 2, 2012 at 11:20 am #

        I am not sure why the emails do not come through.

  2. scottscorner August 29, 2012 at 2:14 pm #

    nice…… you are so clever. Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 05:31:17 +0000 To:

    • Momma Mindy August 29, 2012 at 2:59 pm #

      Yes, I certainly am clever, especially if I was clever enough to marry you! Love you, honey!

  3. Eva Halloween August 29, 2012 at 6:00 pm #

    Ooo, how fun. Love it! 🙂

    • Momma Mindy August 30, 2012 at 12:48 am #

      Welcome to my corner of the world. I’m so happy you dropped by!

  4. mitzi curi August 29, 2012 at 6:12 pm #

    Wow, I’m so impressed by your finished projects, and thanks for the kind words about me! I’m beyond thrilled when I see other bloggers and crafters inspired by something I made, and putting their own twist on it.

    • Momma Mindy August 29, 2012 at 7:29 pm #

      Thanks for dropping by, I am so honored! Your life is like a creative explosion. Thanks for visiting my little corner of bloggy land. I know others will visit you for inspiration.


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