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 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””

31 Day of Before & After ~ Day 21 “Creative Gifting”

WARNING: After reading this post you might get an uncontrollable urge to find an estate sales, garage sale or raid your grandmother’s attic. This is a perfectly natural reaction to what you are about to see, just go with it and enjoy the ride. I am not responsible for any feelings of irritation or disgustContinue reading “31 Day of Before & After ~ Day 21 “Creative Gifting””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 20 “Layer & Texture and Out the Door”

It was 5:00pm and I had nothing ready for tonight’s before and after. I had to leave my house at 6:00pm and drive 1 hour to see my son kick the football a total of 4 times. Drive home while listening to the Ranger game on the radio…you know that takes talent to drive andContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 20 “Layer & Texture and Out the Door””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 19 “Is it Greek to you too?”

humm… well I’m not sure about this but I went with it anyway. I sent Riley to Hobby Lobby to pick up a few items to finish some projects. One project was to fill a void. I don’t like empty wall spaces that look empty because there has always been something there and now thatContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 19 “Is it Greek to you too?””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 18 “Boing-Boing Clink”

2:30am. That’s what time this idea popped into my head. I suppose I was dreaming. Or maybe I was thinking in my sleep. None the less I was awake and as usual up for awhile. After Jotting down the idea that robbed me of my sleep, I pour a glass of milk, cuddle up nextContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 18 “Boing-Boing Clink””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 17 “Fresh Paint”

I don’t get to many garage sales and when I do, I’m not typically one to find the “great” treasures I’ve seen some people bring home and blog about. However, a few Saturday’s ago, the mister and I went out for a few hours and hit about 3 garage sales. I found something at allContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 17 “Fresh Paint””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 16: “Playing in the Mud”

This post will be short and sweet, unglamorous and boring but I have committed to doing 31 days of before and after.  So before and after you will get. I spent my day, (7 hours!!!) playing in the mud.  Not the mud outside in my flowerbeds, not the mud in my garden.  No I spentContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 16: “Playing in the Mud””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 15: “Mini Envelope Tutorial”

I still do somethings the old fashion way. I just like keeping my hands busy. If you’ve read my blog for awhile, you already know that I tend to save a lot of junk. I seem to think that I might need it for a craft project someday.   I usually find something to do withContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 15: “Mini Envelope Tutorial””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 10 “Cabinet Scape”

A change of seasons, a change of decor. Was… Is… I love this time of year… cooler weather soups hearty breads sweaters jeans snuggling date nights at home in front of a fire… oops! I’m getting ahead of myself! What changes are going on in your home? I’d love to hear about them…please share. inspirationContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 10 “Cabinet Scape””