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Weekend Recap

This weekend I attempted to make an ombré cake for my mom. Key word...attempted. I just used regular white box cake mix and an 8" round nonstick pan. I kept the first cake white, second cake light pink and last cake as dark pink as I could make it with red food dye. Frosting it was the most difficult - as you can see at my feeble attempt below! At least it still tasted good!

We also started round one of dresser refinishing...
 
David and I are currently at a crossroads of how to paint it. I bought the Annie Sloane chalk paint in Graphite and he sprayed it with one coat of paint. However after letting it dry the chalk paint is not very durable - hence chalklike. We could write on it with our fingernails! I think once the Annie Sloane dark wax goes on it should be okay. Our disagreement is that he wants to keep the top natural wood and I want it painted...
to be continued

Lastly I took this picture of David with my nephews. They are so enamored with him it's too cute. Gives me a little glimpse into the future.

Hope your weekend was lovely! Why do they go by so quickly?

4 comments

  1. A coworker uses Annie Sloan chalk paint all the time and I'm dying to try it! Keep us posted how it turns out!

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  2. So excited I got to see the dresser before and in process... It's going to look so good!! And for the cake... Pretty good first cake! Let's make an excuse to make another!!

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  3. Loving that cake! I just discovered your blog and I am your newest follower. xx

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  4. I think your cake turned out great. I'm sure your mom really appreciated your efforts! Good luck with your dresser!

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