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{i have lost it….i got nothin!}

Have you guys ever lost ALL motivation?!  Well, i am there – i have ZERO motivation….nothing…zip…zilch…nadda… I have hardly even looked at any blogs in the last 2 weeks – something i normally do daily.  I am just not in the mood for it – its a little sad really.  Normally when i think about the projects that i want to do in my house i get so EXCITED – my heart beats faster and i think about it all the time.  At this time i have some projects in the works – but nothing is getting me going. My husband left out of state for work about 3 weeks ago and will be home in another 3 weeks – i HAD big plans…big big plans…but now i am just not feelin it.  I really need to get motivated because i promised him that i would have a few things […]

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{4th of July}

{4th of July}

> Happy 4th of July everyone!!!  I hope everyone is having a good long weekend :) ***************** Long ago…back before by blogging days, i made this flag out of reclaimed wood for my sons room – the wood was on its way to the dump – very sad.  But, no fear!  I rescued it and made this cute flag – it still even has the old bird poop on it (the wood was from a bird coop) – is that gross, should i even be telling people this?  The poop is on the back side – i was just to lazy to scrub it off ;) So no tutorial – just some pics Each piece of wood is a 2×6 so the flag is pretty big and heavy.  I watered down all the paint and then sanded a lot of it off.  I love how the 3rd piece has a […]

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{July create-with-me @ UCreate}

{July create-with-me @ UCreate}

> When Kari from Ucreate asked me if she could use my tutorial for my framed bathroom mirrors how could i not say yes!  She has a awesome blog and features tons of great blogs everyday – a blog that i check out daily for sure :) Anyways my framed mirror tutorial is the July create with me project – so if you have been planning on whipping up a mirror of your own get it done and submit your photos to Ucreate by 7/31/10 and then she will feature your project – how awesome is that?!  You could totally use this long weekend and bust one out :)

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{quick look at closet make-over}

{quick look at closet make-over}

> I was so relieved to get this closet done, it took a little more time than i thought and i am so glad its done!!!  Here is a quick look at the before: And the after: And i PROMISE that i will be back in the next day (or two) to show you how i did it :) – and hopefully some better pics…

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{almost done…. :)}

{almost done…. :)}

> Well, i didnt quite get my closet all the way done yet – i tried but it just didnt happen – another day i guess!  My husband left again on thursday and will be gone for about 6 weeks (just in texas this time) – so hopefully i can bust out a ton of projects and start posting a little more regular! Its almost done though and heres a little sneak peak… It should be done tomorrow – hopefully…. Another little sneak peak is my “new” pantry door…IN L.O.V.E My dad came over today and hung 4 chandeliers for me and helped me get this door hung so i can get working on it – thanks DAD!! As much as it kills me it will be getting a fresh coat of paint (i hate to cover the green but i want white), a cute little old crystal door knob […]

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house tour

house tour

> Well, my closet project that was supposed to get finished up today is not quite done – its all ready for paint so i will hopefully finish it up this week and post it soon.  But, this is a guest post that i did over @ Remodelaholic a couple weeks ago – check it out :) When Cassity asked me to part of her home tour I was so excited – my blog was so new at that time.  There is so much talent out there and this is truly an honor. I am going to show you the “main” part of my house.  The entry, family room, dining room and the kitchen.  These rooms are nearly done but I definitely have some things that I want to change up – especially after looking at them through a camera :) This is the outside of our house – we […]

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{Reader Highlight}

{Reader Highlight}

> A few weeks ago Annie sent me in some pics of her new laundry room built-ins.  She was so inspired by my super fab laundry room that she just had to build one of her own right away – she didn’t actually tell me that, i just made it up, and i can because this is my blog ;) – no really, she liked it, why else would she build one?!? And i also love that its in a closet – it doesn’t look like she has any storage on the sides so this is perfect for her space.  This totally goes to show that it doesn’t matter what size of laundry room that you have – you can adapt this to fit anywhere. How awesome is that!  It looks so good – she did a great job :) If anyone else out there was inspired by my laundry […]

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{random finds}

{random finds}

>   Sorry i have been MIA again, since my husbands been home we have been BUSY doing a whole lotta nothing.  We have been working in the backyard and i did start a new project that i am hoping will be done by Sunday and then i can show you guys some pics.  We also went on a little road trip to Colorado for a family thing for a few days – that was nice to just get away from laundry…computers…house cleaning…all that stuff :) A little sneak preview of my latest project…it has to do with this closet While I’m here i also wanted to show you what i pulled out of my dads work trailer that was on its way to the dump tomorrow… Its the cutest little old wood ice cream bucket.  Don’t know what i will do with it but i cant just let it […]

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{lazy girl’s guide to quick make-over AKA fab new little dresser}

{lazy girl’s guide to quick make-over AKA fab new little dresser}

>   Ok, i have to admit that this is a completely lazy – probably not the right way – super quick little dresser re-do.  But i would also have to admit that this is how i do most of my little re-do’s :)  And so far it’s worked for me! **Disclaimer!  If this piece was to get a lot of use/wear and tear then i would have done a little sanding to rough up the last layer of paint and i would have put a top coat of poly** One of the things that i was drawn to when i found this little dresser ($30 @ goodwill) was the shotty paint job and the many layers of paint that it already had.  You cant see in the pics, but there is brush marks all over – i LOVE that!  That is what, to me, add so much character, and […]

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{home tour over @ Remodelaholic}

{home tour over @ Remodelaholic}

> If you have wanted to see pics of my half done house now’s your chance!  I am guest posting over @ Remodelaholic today and you will see pics of my main living area, kitchen, family room and dining room.  I wasn’t sure about talking about those rooms because they are not exactly where i want them to be at, but they work for now :)  and what would i do with myself if i didn’t have any projects waiting?!?!

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