Monday, February 05, 2007

a box full of memories

you know whats the best part about moving homes? the fact that you never know what little treasure is gonna be unearthed during the process.

my find was an ancient wooden casket.

it was all rusted and mouldy. perfectly lovely :-)


so once i had it suitably dusted and sandpapered, i painted it in brilliant shades of green and blue.

i even tried my hand at vegetable patterns... which flopped miserably. but we shall not discuss such trivial things. all in all, an excellent way to spend a saturday.

even if the end result leaves the husband completely perplexed.






13 comments:

E said...

Poor guy! Coming after what you've just suffered HIM with!

n.g. said...

oh i'm sure he's used to being perplexed. he's been married to you for awhile now.

maddie said...

:-) loved this.

Tinky Toinkers said...

e: :p

nish: no. ok. maybe. why? ok.

maddie: yes no? i weel take painting old boxes as alternative profession.

Cherie! said...

One could run a caption contest for that last pic...eg. "now how do I fit HER into that?"

Proxima said...

Thank you for taking the time to add the pictures to the post!

What a lovely little adventure for you and the box! :)

-P

Yogustus said...

hehaw! looks like u practiced on the wall before painting the box! thoda reserve psychosis...poor hubby! becharey ko dekh key hi taras aa raha hai...

n.g. said...

no i think he's probably thinking 'is it big enough for me to hide inside'

Anonymous said...

ohhh its lovely!! and ya u get the silver medal for 7 months there!! hahaha

bips

btw...where have u moved now??

Anonymous said...

ohhh its lovely!! and ya u get the silver medal for 7 months there!! hahaha

bips

btw...where have u moved now??

Alien said...

:-)...

Some eves paint a box
Their husbands to flummox
Others oft are more mundane
Flitting back n forth the 'moods' lane..

Tinky Toinkers said...

cherie: very funny cherie gal, looks like you really did start a caption contest and some of my dumbass friends think it is a brilliant idea already :p

proxima: yeah! it was a tidy little adventure, especially after i found out that some of the paint had seeped through the newspaper and stuck onto the brand new floor.

yogi: agar tu dikh gaya merko kahin na, toh uske pashchaat log tujhpe taras khayenge grrr...

nish: nope. he is thinking how to get annoying friends of wife inside the box because annoying friends = annoyed wife = trouble for husband.

bips: ok, will settle for it since you DID suffer more.

alien:
an alien from mars
has a way with words
yada yada yada
and i dont.
;p

austere said...

Q1 What will you use it for?
Q2 Did you paint the wall the same color too?