It's no secret that I'm a little obsessed with Paris for those of you that have been following for awhile.
For many years John and I stayed at a little hotel near the Eiffel tower - and a couple of times we had a room there with a view of it.
( if I'm very honest with you any view of anywhere in Paris is pretty spectacular - but for the sake of this post I'll stick with a view of the Eiffel Tower )
It's also no secret that once I discovered Pinterest I went a little crazy...............
I have 310 pins on Paris alone - and some of my favorite ones are windows with a view................
You can see all my Paris Pins HERE ( it's my favorite board by far )
All I knew was that no DIY blogger could ever live with themselves if they let it go.................
(A year ago I would have been quite disgusted by it - do you see what you all have done to me here?)
Last night I was adding some images to Pinterest - when an idea was born!!!!!!!!!!!!
I wanted a room with a view - a precise view actually - a view of the Eiffel Tower................
And so I scrubbed the window and gave it a very light coat of ASCP Pure white- a very light coat because I wanted it to retain it's vintage look ( but it was a bit too creamy - yellow for me )
I then printed out a photo of the tower on regular paper - and scurried off to Block Poster to resize it.
This is a very quick project - really - quick projects are the only ones I do since I have zero patience.
I need instant gratification - or I'm easily distracted and on to the next one lol - this was about as instant as
I could get
First I took
like this ( that's how lazy I am )
then I cut around the edges - and taped them to each panel.................
You see? A very simple way to have a temporary view of your favorite city or neighborhood ( or neighbor for that matter LMHO ) and it could be changed whenever you felt like " moving " to another part of the world..............Tuscany would be amazing wouldn't it?
up close it's pixelated because of enlarging it -
but from a distance ( God is watching us )
it's the perfect view for me to rest my eyes upon
Paris in the rain?
John stared at me as I was spraying the window with one hand and trying to take a photo with the other
John says - What are you doing exactly? Showing people that you washed it?
Suzan says - No - I'm showing them a view of Paris on a rainy day..............
John says - Why don't you toss some confetti at it to show it with snow?
John says - You know 50 or so years ago they locked women like you up - and walks away chuckling
He's saying that a lot lately - should I be worried?
Suzan says - Laugh if you want John - I know everyone else will appreciate the image
John says - You going to tell them you stood there with a spray bottle LOL ?
John doesn't know I have plans for him now - I want a HUGE one like this - and I mean huge - he's going to have to build the window from scratch LOL
For now it rests against my wall of mirrors on my dresser - and just happened to be the first thing I saw when I opened my eyes this morning - a nice way to start my day ( as you can see, it had stopped raining by then )
Have a great one everyone!!!
Enjoy the view, where ever you are :)
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