Through Every Season

Piano Photos

I spent Spring Break working on photos around the house.
I made these scripture photos of the kids for the hall of our last house.  
They looked great there in their red mats and I love reading the verses over and over,
but ever since I hung them over the piano in our new living room 
I’ve been very unhappy with them.. 
The frames looked dirty next to my builder’s paint wall and 
although I love red, most everything in this house is green.
I re-matted them in some scrap charcoal-gray mat board, and still didn’t like them.
Then I saw some similar frames painted my favorite color green 
and was inspired to buy some paint a few weeks back.  
It took me a while to get up the courage to actually try painting them.
Before and Afters
It was a cloudy day and my picts could have turned out better.
I watered down the paint quite a bit 
then wiped off the bronze highlights so they would show through.
They don’t quite look like the ones I saw but I like them much better now. 
They go better with the wall and I think the pictures stand out more now.
I may regret painting them if I ever get around to painting some color on my walls.

I bought these glass frames for a dollar each last week.  
I used as many pictures as I could find with a music theme.

I used Savannah’s fb picture matted with this verse:

More house picts to come…


  1. Wendy

    Oh yeah! Those frames look much better painted. Great $1 find on the glass ones!

  2. Elayne

    I love pictures! Looks very nice.

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