In the midst of our Easter craziness, have I mentioned we're also recording an album?? I know, we're crazy! The timing isn't what we would have chosen, but we are confident that this is God's timing. We are sooo busy right now. Between this and The Thorn we are busy 13 out of 15 nights … Continue reading Recording an Album Part 1
I've been pretty good about the last couple of weeks...projects for Laurel Haven have been running smoothly and I had given myself an unofficial goal of having a new project done by each Thursday to begin linking up to all the fun linky-parties.Well, we're in Easter season. If you didn't read what that means around … Continue reading Out of Whack Transformation Thursday
It's funny as I've been reading through some of the blogs that I read...all these creative ideas for decorating eggs and amazing Easter centerpieces...I buy the egg coloring kits (which I haven't bought yet)...and we color them. Just like it says on the package. Not a lot of creativity here.Easter "dinner" is a pot-luck that … Continue reading Easter Season at Our House
Thanks for all of your kind comments on my last couple of makeovers. You guys are all so encouraging!!Here's my latest transformation! This one brought on a lot of sweat and tears, but was soo worth it!The before, plain wood legs and black top...(Please ignore my messy garage)I painted it creamy white and then distressed.And … Continue reading Dining Set Transformation
I, once again, forgot to take a real "before" photo, but if you can imagine older, rough wood with this red velvet fabric on the cushion...you'll have an idea of what this stool looked like before.Here it is now...I am in love with ticking stripe fabric.It's classy without being stuffy and overdone.You can see more … Continue reading Stool Makeover
Ever wonder what life is like with 5 kids, ages 8 and under? If not, read no more.**long post warning**Yesterday was one of those challenging days...Tuesdays are laundry/pick-up the house/homeschooling with Paige days. However, there were some chairs listed on craigslist that were perfect for a table I'm working on. They were aaaaallll the way … Continue reading A glimpse…
I finished Emma's dresser!Here is the before...She asked for a blue dresser. I picked up some oops paint from Lowes, thinking it was the blue that I wanted. Well, it ended up being pretty bright.However, as I started distressing, I noticed the paint was turning a beachy-green as I rubbed the sandpaper on it.I decided … Continue reading Emma’s Dresser
Here's my latest transformation!Before... After...And now for some fun news!! Starting with this nightstand, I am going to be selling my transformations and offering refinishing services!!For now, this is only available for clients within driving distance of my home...but please feel free to pass the word or let me know if you're interested!I will be … Continue reading Nightstand Transformation and Some Exciting News!