Under Construction Part 6… Painting Cabinets


I am a bit behind on picture taking... But here is some of what was going on the last couple of days... The Cabinet on the Left was Solely painted with Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint Old White. Because it was Raw Wood I ended up putting 3 coats of paint on.... Which I was surprised I got 3 coats out of that Little Can with some left over... On the other cabinet I wanted to see if it would make a difference on the amount of paint used or needed if the Wood was Primed... I can't say I noticed … [Read more...]

Sew-Crafty Tuesday #12 and Features…


Happy Tuesday everybody.... I thought that we would just Jump right into today's features since there is A Lot of them... You guys made it EXTREMELY hard not to just put EVERY link up as a Feature... :) So first off we have this absolutely GORGEOUS bathroom from... Decorate with a Little Bit  Here is a Nifty way to preserve those Special Flowers as well as giving the Children a Fun little project to work on... You can find the Tutorial over at... Mess for Less And isn't this … [Read more...]

Vintage School Cards


While out looking for a couple of things for my sewing room I came across these Adorable Vintage School Cards They reminded me of when I was in school.... Oh don't you just LOVE the Simple things... … [Read more...]

Under Construction Part 5… Cabinets


Here is  a Sneak Peek of the some of my new Fabric Cabinets for my Sewing Room And... YES!!!! They are going to get painted with Annie Sloans Chalk Paint... I am so EXCITED!!! Because I have been wanting to try these paints out for some time now and I thought this would be the Perfect opportunity to do just that  They will first get painted with Versailles then Old White, Waxed and then Antiqued ( I am waiting for my Dark Wax to arrive )... Meanwhile the Building Goes on... … [Read more...]

Under Construction Part 4…. Paint Colors


COLOR Matters Well I have Successfully painted my walls 4 DIFFERENT times.. I was wanting that PERFECT shade of Olive(y) Green... You know... The color that exist in your head but not necessarily in a paint can Here is Part of the wall that has Primer on the Left and then a two different shades of Green... The Green on the left has more Yellow in it and the Green on the right ( I don't know if you can see it ) but anyways that is the Green I FINALLY settled on... The other Greens are … [Read more...]

Some New Fabric….


Here is some new fabric that I recently got... And to say that I LOVE it would be an Understatement... It is called... Fly a Kite by October Afternoon with Riley Blake Designs     I couldn't wait to make something FUN with this fabric...   So I will be showing it to you VERY soon!!!   … [Read more...]

Under Construction…Part 3


Okay this was actually a step that we did before we primed the walls... It has been a bit on the CRAZY side here as we HURRY to get this job done... We marked out the center of the room and using a 16x16 tile square we had on hand we traced it out using that as are starting mark and template we did a few more with the tile and the rest were made using a Ruler that way we could get more squares done quickly.. After all the squares were finished we taped off on the outside of the squares … [Read more...]

Sew-Crafty Tuesday #11….. And Features


Happy Tuesday to you.... Wow there were some REALLY amazing link ups.... Gosh I think Every Week is Really Amazing!!!! I LOVED how Michelle over at.... A Pinch of Prim decorated this table And how about this REALLY creative way to share the reasons why you LOVE the special person or persons in your life... Made by Tonia at The Gunny Sack Oh and I LOVE this Sweet idea from Homespun with Love If you are wanting another idea and way to package up some Sweet little gifts... … [Read more...]

Under Construction… Part2


I just wanted to stop in and let you know that the walls are Primed and Ready to Paint... If your wondering what all those Cords are that are taped to the door frame... Those are the Lifeline to my keeping connected to the Internet World.... :) We are on Satellite out where we live... Well I am off to Paint these White Walls... Hope to see you tomorrow at Sew-Crafty Tuesday … [Read more...]