Tuesday, August 23, 2011

some "redo's"

I did not think to take a "before" picture..so just imagine it being dirty old and brown! I got it at a yard sale a while back...can't remember the price I think 5 bucks. It took me a while to decide what color to paint it. It was still a bit plain so I found a wonderful wall decal site on Etsy..Tweet Heart Wall Art they were great to work with me on size and shrunk down a large wall decal to the size I needed!
The finished project!
This was a basic black coat rack shelf I ordered from JCPenney...
I painted and distressed it..spray painted the baskets..Chris added more and different hardware..
And voila`!
(The chair is next) haha!

Saturday, August 13, 2011


I decided to talk about the love of my life...DECORATING MY HOUSE!
This is what I live for..haha
I know there are others like me out there so this post is for you!

                                                                                        I am in to stripes right now for some reason..maybe because I am pretending I live in Maine or somewhere along the coast. LOL I have realized I do tend to decorate with that style. hmmmm
 Confession- this hall has been painted 3 times in 3 years. Colors did not feel right...I finally did the bulk of the house in Martha's "toasted marshmellow" but when I added the stripe of "tobacco leaf" it sealed the deal. (for now anyway) LOL
 I really love the way they make things on the walls stand out.
 Stripes are Soooo easy to do ..really. If you can use a tape measure and a level you can do it!
 This is the "before"
 I have been off all week and Chris for part of the week..seems like house projects are in the air..these are storage shelves for the basement. Carter likes to be a part of whatever we do....
So I put him to work ;)

More house projects to come...oh my list is long and endless~

Monday, August 8, 2011

~my sweet brown-eyed boy....

 He was so concentrated on picking all the flowers in the back yard..it was fun watching him work!
He was so proud to give them to me...you never know when a magical summer moment will happen ;)