Friday, June 8, 2012

Am I Crazy???

I am 39 weeks today...and really wanting to tackle this project this weekend.  What's wrong with me?  I can barely walk around...I seriously feel like I am disabled.  I am ok until about 11am...then I start waddling slowly to the bathroom, holding my belly as if that helps at all.  My hips hurt, my back hurts, and I honestly feel like I cannot move.  I almost used one of the motorized carts at the grocery store the other night...and I was serious...I had no shame.  Unfortunately, there weren't any.  All that I saw was a wheelchair...and I had no one to push me, so I carried on in misery. 

How will I ever collect all these letters, paint them, and put them on the wall..if I can't even walk to the bathroom?  Answer - I have no clue.  I must be crazy.

Carolina Pottery has an awesome selection of letters - some unfinished wood, some fabric covered, and some plain black.  And Michael's also has great unfinished letters as well - in different fonts and sizes.  I love the idea of mixing different fonts, cases, sizes, colors, and even doing a button or mirror for the "O." There is a large empty space above the chair and ottoman in the nursery, that also sits between the 2 windows.  I think this would be really cute, and would fill the space well. Maybe I can convince Brent to help me:)


  1. Yes! We have it in our playroom. My mom and I painted the letters and covered some in yarn, turned out great and was easy to do. I have some leftover paint if you decide to go for it!

  2. I read this post, then had a dream about a wall like this in our play room and now I am convinced I need one. Ohhhhhh, buddy! Let me know how yours goes... I think I might be insane as well...

  3. Love the idea! And I like "Sleepin in the Sun's" idea about wrapping some in yarn for a different texture. Check out the flea market or whole in the wall antique shops.

  4. Hi Elizabeth,

    I have been wanting to congratulate you on your soon-to-be new arrival for some time, but was a bit hesitant due to the awkwardness of your not knowing me. My name is Dona Bernard, and I was one the many teenagers your exceptionally great and generous parents spent time with before you were born. In fact, right before your birth, shortly after Thanksgiving in 1980, your father was very generously volunteering his time to teach me how to drive well enough to pass the driver's test. I saw you as a newborn and then met you a few years later as an absolutely adorable blond 3 year old. Anyway, I want to wish you all the best as you and your husband welcome Emma into the world! And would you give a hello to both your parents with a great thank you for all they did back then when I was such a troubled teen? Thanks, I would really appreciate it.

    Best of wishes!

    Dona Bernard