Sunday, November 21, 2010

Entry Re-Do

If you have been reading my blog, you know that the entry "area" is the most challenging part of my home. It's not really a hall way, more like a little nook.

You walk in the front door and BAM! you're right in the living room. But, I wanted a piece that you could set your keys, or display pictures, etc.

So here is the change that this area has gone through.

I love the piece lightened up, but I was not liking the plates.

And I thought the lamps were to modern.

I like this better. Yes, both lamps work.

I did not even realized I only had one on until I uploaded the pictures.
I still like it!

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Garage Sale STEAL!

When I travel around the south and check out all the great stores and their antiques or sometimes even the thrift stores, it always crosses my mind.

"I can find a better deal then that."

Some of the time, I don't and later kick myself for not grabbing certain items up when  I saw them for $10 cheaper somewhere else.

But that philospie has helped out this past weekend. We were on the way to grocery shop and passed by this gated community. In the six years we have driven by this place, I have never even seen a car go in, but today there was a Garage Sale sign out front. So we had to go.

And I am so glad that I did. I got everything for....

$5!!! Yes FIVE dollars!

Friday, November 5, 2010

Our Lil Man's Room

So here's the deal, we have a two year old, who you guessed it, is rough on stuff.

All stuff.

So I wanted good quality furniture for his room that did not break the bank.

The bed was a deal and it has held up wonderfully.

But.... it's black.

And his room has drak walls. It's a little dreary in there for a little boy.

So I painted it.


Nice coverage, with Primer, two coats of blue and a gloss.

The dresser however was another issue.

We bought a huge one, I mean one that was almost the size of his bed. There was no room in there for him, his toys, his bed, his toys, a chair, and his toys.

You get the picture. So I sold his enromous dresser and bought a smaller one that could still hold all of his cloths.

Here's the hardware.

Before drawers.

Forgive me, once I get the motivation to start a project there is no turning back, so after I start, I then remember the camera.



I like 'em!

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