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{OMG–look what Santi bought for me!!!}–woohoo woohoo

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I was sitting in my garage yesterday, painting away.  Santi (my husband) went to the dr for a cold (boohoo!!) and on the way home he stopped and bought me a sweet little VW Bus!!  He called me to see where I was at and told me he would be home in a minute and then he pulls in the driveway with a new car for me!! 

We had been talking about getting a cargo van for furniture hauling because my other car has been taking a beating with moving furniture in and out when I didn’t want to hook up the trailer.  But – we hadnt looked at anything at all. 

I have always loved VW buses and talked about getting one in the future for my business. 

How cute is this thing going to be when I re-do the inside and add some “Sausha Style”!!  I am going to put some fabric on the door panels, some hardwood floor, a little coffee table – its gonna be SO CUTE!!  We are getting a bid tomorrow on the bodywork and the paint job – I am thinking baby blue and cream :)  I cant wait to get my Sweet Pickins name on there!

Another project to add to my list!!

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Thank you Santi!!  I love you so much!!

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37 Responses to {OMG–look what Santi bought for me!!!}–woohoo woohoo

  1. Andrea July 22, 2011 at 4:39 am #

    So cute! Congratulations! And, uh, a mustache! Pure awesome. :)

  2. chris July 22, 2011 at 4:40 am #

    i love it! i cant wait to see it sausha'ed up!

  3. Anonymous July 22, 2011 at 4:43 am #

    SOOOO Cute!!! My dream van!! Love it! You can pick up all kinds of nice treasure with that!lol

  4. Foundinthe-ALI July 22, 2011 at 4:49 am #

    Pleaaaaaaase leave the mustache. Its so awesome :)

  5. Yanet @ 3 Sun Kissed Boys July 22, 2011 at 5:01 am #

    I love it! Even with the dices (is it dices??) hanging off the mirror!

  6. Heather July 22, 2011 at 5:13 am #

    Awww!! Congrats! So cute. http://bellesbazaar-heather.blogspot.com/2011/07/spray-paint-and-one-extra.html

  7. Vintage girl July 22, 2011 at 5:33 am #

    Pretty Sweet!! I love the colours that you want to paint it…perfect!! Can't wait to see it once its done.

  8. meg July 22, 2011 at 6:06 am #

    KEEP THE STACHE!!!

  9. { The Painted Home } July 22, 2011 at 11:32 am #

    Jackpot! he's a keeper!
    d e n i s e

  10. ~PJ July 22, 2011 at 11:46 am #

    no way! thats too cool for words! i must put another vote into the pot for keeping the carstache!

  11. Twinkies July 22, 2011 at 12:01 pm #

    Please tell me you're keeping the moustache!

  12. moreygirl July 22, 2011 at 12:18 pm #

    Lucky! I'm jealous! I've been searching for a van:) Have fun decorating it!

  13. Twice Nice July 22, 2011 at 12:20 pm #

    Oh Yeah! That has some fun written all over it. Enjoy! Deb

  14. Jennifer July 22, 2011 at 12:35 pm #

    Oh my gosh this is sooooo cute! I love the mustache! What a fun toy to have! Have a great weekend!
    Jen

  15. Susan @ homeroad.net July 22, 2011 at 12:36 pm #

    That is the cutest darn thing I've ever seen! No rust? No chips? That van is in perfect condition! Drive it in good health!
    Susan

  16. Tanya July 22, 2011 at 12:51 pm #

    What a great van! I'm sure it will be put to good use. You have such a thoughful husband!

  17. The Not So Perfect Housewife July 22, 2011 at 2:01 pm #

    OH how fun!!

    Awhile back, my hubby treated me to a Jeep Wrangler!!

    Having a fun car to tote around in is so much fun.

    Enjoy!

  18. Tracy's Trinkets and Treasures July 22, 2011 at 3:53 pm #

    Oh how fun! I have a 73 VW Karmann Ghia. I love it.

  19. Spring July 22, 2011 at 4:55 pm #

    That is SO CUTE! I'd totally leave it red though – people will notice it more than blue (though a red bus with a baby blue sign would be a good color combo).

    I can't wait to see how he turns out. Also, have you named him yet?

    But you have to keep the mustache!

  20. Janet July 22, 2011 at 5:18 pm #

    I agree with the others…..keep the mustache…..it's epic!!

  21. mamatamera July 22, 2011 at 6:43 pm #

    I love those buses and that one looks to be in great shape. It will be the coolest delivery vehicle out there!

  22. I Play Outside The Box July 22, 2011 at 8:58 pm #

    I love the mustache….too cute!!

  23. The Old White Barn July 22, 2011 at 9:04 pm #

    Perfect for a business – I might be just a bit jealous!

    Best wishes – have fun!
    Susan

  24. **nicke... July 22, 2011 at 9:32 pm #

    that is so fun! i know you are going to make it sooo adorable!

  25. christian marriage counseling July 23, 2011 at 3:19 am #

    It is so cute. Its color is awesome. I like your blog and I have been reading your page for awhile now. You inspired me to blog.

  26. Lavender and Lemon Drops July 23, 2011 at 6:01 am #

    Your going to be ridin in style for sure! LOVE IT! What a cute idea for transporting your furniture :)

  27. rachel @ gilly grey July 23, 2011 at 7:18 am #

    Love it! People will love having their furniture delivered in that!

    Rachel
    xo

  28. jcreviston July 23, 2011 at 12:22 pm #

    I want one!! Your husband is totally awesome!

  29. the nayz July 23, 2011 at 1:34 pm #

    That is Awe.some!!! Love the guido stache on the front -hehe Can't wait to see the coffee table-and the rest of it too

    stacinay.blogspot.com

  30. Christa @ Stories of a House July 24, 2011 at 12:48 am #

    Awesome!!! What a fun car to have for your business. Santi did good!

  31. Susie July 25, 2011 at 12:28 pm #

    I would love one of those…never been in a v.w. ,but always loved those little things.Lucky girl. Smiles to you,Susie

  32. B's Mommy July 25, 2011 at 4:07 pm #

    To bad cruzzin' down State Street is prohibited. LoL!
    Love your new ride! Can't wait to see what you do with him.

  33. Reenie July 27, 2011 at 11:26 am #

    OMG!!! I LOVE it!!! :)

  34. Camilla July 27, 2011 at 8:24 pm #

    You're seriously going to paint it? Then again, I LOVE red. Very cute though!

  35. Snappy Di July 29, 2011 at 12:35 am #

    ADORABLE! Now who woulda thunk he was going to do that! hee hee… it's just too cute and sooo nostalgic!

  36. Anne and Whitney: Up, Down and All Around July 29, 2011 at 3:29 pm #

    wow that is awesome :) what a great husband!!!!

  37. Shabby Marilyn August 3, 2011 at 3:36 pm #

    Jealous!!! My truck is looking pretty bad now! Happy for you, have fun! You will be hauling in style!

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