Better Late

than never. The new year came in and I didn’t wish you a Happy New Year.  So I’m saying it now…..


We here at Twisted Fencepost wish for each and every one of you a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

There are just not enough hours in the day to accomplish what I set out to do.  And throw the holidays in the mix and even though I have been running full steam ahead I also run out of steam when the moon is on the rise.

I have just recently realized something about myself. And that something is that I am not content unless I am creating something atleast once a week. Whether it be a new recipe that I try or a new craft project that I have conjured up in my head. And the latter won’t let me rest until I have atleast attempted to begin creating.

Over the holidays I came up with an idea for an old coffee table that I had refused to dispose of. I knew in the back of my head that one day I would have a use for it, if only for a plant stand. I have been seeing all over the web this new stuff they call chalkboard paint. At first I was skeptical, thinking that it would not work as well as a real chalkboard and just be a big mess. Still I was intrigued and finally quit fighting my skepticism and jumped in with both feet. I appologize for forgetting to snap a few pics before I started, but here is the table after cleaning, sanding and painting.


It’s really a cute little table. I love the carving in the wood. And I may later go back and touch it up a bit to highlight the carving.


I finished this before Christmas hoping that while the little ones were here they would enjoy writing and re-writing. And they did. But I have also enjoyed writing and re-writing on it. Who knew?!


In fact, I enjoyed it so much that I created a chalkboard of my own out of an old cutting board that had a crack in it.


I have a feeling you’ll be seeing more of that in the coming year.

So tell me, do you feel the same as I about not being content unless you are creating?

Did you create anything extra special over the holidays?

I’d love to hear about it!

Happy Sunday!