During my week off around the holidays, I did little more than hang out with my family and sample my dad's favorite beer. Then my sister offered to let/help me paint some signs. We'll google our favorite quotes and then paint them on these little wooden planks so we can hang them up for all to see. Sounds like fun, right?
Making crafts is excessively difficult and stressful for people that are not crafty. When my sister saw the planks, she had visions of what colors would look good, how we could stencil things on them and which background paper we could modge podge onto it (yeah -- not sure that's even what it's called, I just went along with it). When I saw the wood, I was wondering why we didn't just buy the pre-made signs I saw at Marshalls. But in the sake of Christmas spirit, I tried anyways so I could give one to my Secret Santa recipient. Here's a recap of how the experience went: