Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Projects, thrift finds, and goings on…

I haven’t posted anything in a while, but I have been busy with projects. We got our granite countertops in our kitchen and master bathroom. It is sooo nice having a working kitchen. I’ll have to post the pictures of the kitchen in a different post because I forgot that I didn’t have pictures of it after we put the faucet in on my computer.

But, I LOVE my bathroom!

IMG_4092I don’t love the handfuls of dirt taken out of my plant and sprinkled all over the toilet…IMG_4096  I know it’s better to not have these things sitting on your counter, but since we don’t have much drawer space, we have to. I love this rusted mason jar top I found in the garage.IMG_4094 IMG_4095My husband got me this plant for Valentines Day, and they shells were in his collection that I didn’t want to keep taking up space in the garage.

 

I painted this table that I bought off craigslist for 25 bucks. While peeling, scraping, and sanding the multiple layers of green paint off I started to think I paid too much.

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But, I do love the way it turned out. I needed some color in my all neutral house.

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I snagged this little candle holder thing from my sisters house before it was taken to the dump and it had been sitting in my garage. I think it looks cute with the little nest in it. The eggs were  super small plastic eggs from last Easter. Then just sat it on the little candle holder thingy I got last year from the Salvation Army.

 IMG_4089 My husband doesn’t really like this. He thinks it should be hanging on the wall, but I didn’t paint enough on the glass for that. Just one egg.

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I think its kinda cute. For now at least.

 

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I made some lumpy pillows.

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  Did a freezer paper stencil for the first time.IMG_4098

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The were all made with old pillowcases and a bed skirt with scraps of fabric I had laying around.

IMG_4102 I repainted this old magazine rack my Grandma gave me.

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And some frames from the Dollar Tree.

 

My husband watched the kids while I spent my Easter money at the thrift store. IMG_4105

I found this cute frame for my daughters room.

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And this cute dress form jewelry holder. I’m not sure what I’m going to do with it, but it matches her room.

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I also found this. I’m not sure what it is/was, but I already turned it into something cute for our kitchen!

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While “Menu” might not necessarily apply, it’s for pinning our recipes to while my husband and I cook. We print a lot off the computer and they get all splattered on and yucky.

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I love the black design that was already painted on there!

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Hand painted the “Menu”. I sure wish I had a Cricut machine!!!

My baby girl has been sick the past week, so when she was napping I found the time to do projects, just not post them. Sooo…. There you go! All caught up. Almost. There are a few things missing here and there.

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DIY Day @ ASPTL

13 comments:

  1. you HAVE been busy! I love it all, but that pink frame! I love it! Did you see mine today? I love beadboard!
    gail

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  2. Cute stuff!! Thanks for linking up to Whatever Goes Wednesday at Someday Crafts!

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  3. You have been a busy bee! I love it all, but especially the pillow you made with the freezer paper stencil. I'm a sucker for anything with burlap and birds. :)

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  4. Busy busy! Thanks for stopping by; so nice to meet you! -shaunna :)

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  5. Love this! I would love for you to come link up over at my blog! I've got prizes :)
    -Jill
    http://womenwhodoitall.blogspot.com

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  6. That's great. Thanks for sharing!
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  7. Everything looks so great!
    Nice work!!!

    Thanks for entering the giveaway!
    Good luck.
    Shelley

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  8. Jamie,
    If you want to try Julia's recipes...I would REALLY suggest reading the book my life in France. I am SO not a cook, but reading that book made me want to read Mastering from cover to cover! I understood things so much better and knew which recipes I wanted to try!!! GOOD LUCk (also, doing a dinner with friends you get to try multiple recipes at once!!!)

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  9. I like your menuboard! It's cute. Thanks for sharing. Like your blog also so I became your follower.

    Take care.
    Maksi from the Netherlands.

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  10. You are so talented! Those are awesome! Good job and I am totally jealous!

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  11. i love using canning jars around the house!! Love it!

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  12. Just wanted to let you know that you were the runner-up in my giveaway at madebyheidi.blogspot.com!

    Contact me for details... I tried emailing you, but it said your email is invalid.

    -Heidi
    madebyheidi.blogspot.com

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  13. Wow, you stay busy w/ the crafts! Love the bird pillow.
    Thanks for entering my muffin tin giveaway! :-)

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