visual aid

I’m on the fence.   I need help so I’m pitching this one out to you. Here’s your chance to speak.  Have your say. Lay it out there. Indecision.  A terrible place to visit. It’s usually not a big deal for me.  Just jump in with both feet and don’t look back…right? You know those wordsContinue reading “visual aid”

new boots and coco

I bought new boots…well they’re really black suede booties to wear with my skinny jeans. That cracks me up typing that. Skinny Jeans, wish they made me look skinny 🙂 Any who…this is the box they came in. Check out the bottom!  pretty cool.  see it says recycle.  so I did. I also bought someContinue reading “new boots and coco”

going for the “Old World” look

Last Monday I headed south to my daughter’s house, with a weeks worth of clothes, a huge roaster, a turkey platter, electric knife, a decorative plate, a can of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Antibes Green, a can of AS dark wax and a brush. We had much to do in two days. My jobsContinue reading “going for the “Old World” look”

we’ve only just begun…

 we painted our den a lovely shade of red…in 1995 it’s now time for a change we finally took action on what we’ve talked about for about 2 years now a new color i hate decisions especially those that i will have to live with for 16 more years so it’s gotta be the rightContinue reading “we’ve only just begun…”

what in the world was i thinking?

Ever had those times when you’ve bought something put it in your home and it looks ridiculous? Or how about when you have a piece of furniture that you thought you could paint and make it look like new again? You might have told yourself these things to make the it all seem okay; “I’llContinue reading “what in the world was i thinking?”

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 29 “Table Talk”

Probably my favorite change that has taken place in our home this month is my kitchen table. It’s been through a lot. We’ve had it almost twenty years and I plan on keeping it twenty more. I’ve always liked my table, but now I LOVE my table. I love it because it’s a great placeContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 29 “Table Talk””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 28 “Puzzled”

Oh I can just see it now… ya’ll are thinking; “she did this already” but don’t be  so hasty,  you might be pleasantly surprised 🙂 I was digging through my toy box the other day, looking for something that I didn’t find. I made a huge mess and it’s still there, all strewn about theContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 28 “Puzzled””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 24 “The Verdict; Guilty of Chair Abuse”

I love chairs. Not one particular style, any one can catch my eye & make my heart go pitter-pat. I’ve told you this before, even admitted that it might be a bit of an obsession. *sigh* there are worse things I suppose. One of the most used chairs in my home was in need ofContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 24 “The Verdict; Guilty of Chair Abuse””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 23 “Corrected & Completed”

Years. It’s been years. Many years that I had planned to do something with this eyesore. Back up. It wasn’t always an eyesore, but it became one when I began experimenting and then walked away from the project and never finished. Now you know my secret. Thus the reason for me taking this 31 DaysContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 23 “Corrected & Completed””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 22 “The Switch Up”

This before and after began as one idea and morphed into another while in the middle of creating…this happens from time to time, sometimes you just have to surrender to those funny little detours, these typically make the journey much more fun and the end result is usually better than the original idea. I thinkContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 22 “The Switch Up””