Hey I am going on eleven years old a Newfoundland Mix I helped mom Paint!
We live in a Ranch from the 50's. It is spacious but, this room was a blast from the past. From the previous post this room had walnut paneling to this updated. Ceiling and walls with new paint job. So much better wouldn't you say. It is still a work in progress!
We still need to get new baseboards painted and put on. Painting paneling is labor intensive. Primer coat took all day. Next day Ceiling painted took all day. Next day Painting the paneling with country white color took all day. Now it feels fresh and new and not like a cave. Thanks for stopping by and seeing the on going changes to our home. Cindy
There is a small town in Florida where I grew up. I never knew how beautiful it is or how much I would miss it. Then I moved away. Now, no longer a small town when returning my heart melts. Hope you enjoy.... Cindy
This is the Calossahatchee River. The water is so blue, as I look at the sunset, it reminds me of fishing off theEdison Bridge with my Dad when I was but a teenager. To this day any sunset with a colorful sky always brings me back to those days.
Hello all... It's me........... dots represent thinking........... What to blog about?...... I haven't made crafts much this year. I showed you my house and my yard. I haven't got the carpet up yet. I haven't went on vacation yet..... hmmm.... It is to cold to go to yard sales. So here is to wishing... Wishing I had something to blog about.... I was looking through some blogs I have on my blog list. Some hadn't blogged in months. Oh how I do want to blog. But, in these winter months, I find it harder to blog. Bless all of you bloggers out there that come up with new inspiration every month. Who keeps blogging. Blessed are those that know how to do those parties... so everyone comes to your blog. As for me...... I am still thinking that next month after vacation. I will have a lot more to blog about. Stay tuned....and thanks for your patients.. Hugs to all.. Cindy
A simple project for some inexpensive frames I bought from Ollie's a discount store in our area. They originally had a pinkish hue. Paint, glue gun and beads. The possibilities are endless.
My next project will be a bit bigger. I must say I have lived with some awful carpet in my dining room since we bought our home. ( now going on twelve years). It had seen better days before we got here, but we just never got around to replacing the carpet. The one thing I remember being told that the dining room has hard wood but it has not been finished. I always wanted to pull up the carpet but new that would mean either renting a hardwood floor sander or hiring it out along with stain and polyurethane. It can be very expensive to hire it out. Well recently, I pulled the carpet back to work on the air vent and to my surprise I could see that the floors are stained and at least have some gloss to them. Out came the razor knife and cut it back a bit more. All these years I never looked. I know can you imagine. So after my vacation I will be pulling up the carpet and hoping the floors are in good enough condition to pass for a bit longer. I am just excited that they are stained and not just the hardwood with no stain on them. Guess it goes to show not to believe everything you hear... Cindy
What happens to all the beautiful creative items you make?
I know some of you have booths and sell on Etsy. But, what about the rest of you. Do you peddle your goods on Ebay? Give them as gifts? Or do you adorn your home with all the best of the best that you made? What about the overflow? As for me I was selling in my antique booth. I must say I closed the booth for lack luster customers in the creative department. What I mean is, most people in the area that came to the antique booth were looking for authentic antiques that was in pristine condition. (No painted wood) country style. In the area where my booth was the people like primitives. I had some of that, however, what I love and love to do is make something old into something new. Simple things brought up to date. I now am placing some of the items in my home as decor. These trays I made some time ago. They did not sale in my booth. They now adorn my wall in the living room, with some other items I made.
Well Let me Know! What do you do with all of your overflow of items?