There are so many people out there in blog world that I admire for their creativity (Di and Amanda come to the top of my mind). I wish I possessed more of that talent, although I am prone to say it's more a lack of time than actually ability. But when I read some of these fantastic "how to" blogs, be it art, food or knitting, I am inspired. And I got the "itch" this week of make something.
My latest "project" was to find/create a vassoio (tray) for our poggiapiedi (footrest) which will double as a table and ultimate comfort tool for those couch potato moments (we are finally getting Sky next week - yippee!). I found this already good looking wood tray at a funky little store in Genova (by the way, Genova has lots of fun and funky stores):
I wanted to continue our "seaside" theme and dug into my collection of shells:
Then for contrast, I painted the inside of the tray:
And the final outcome was this: