Thursday, July 16, 2009

Good afternoon everyone.. thought I would show you a few of our neighbors that come and visit everyday. Don't you just love getting company... these birds had babies in the ferns on our front porch and they have decided to stay here. Which is fine bye me, I enjoy hearing them sing and watching them in the bird bath.

Here is the family feeding, looks like I need to fill up the feeder. The birds can eat the whole feeder filled full in about a day and a half.
Here are a few things I have been doing.
I love pumpkins! I am counting the days till I can put out all my fall goodies!
Do you remember this crate I got? Well it has been painted, sanded and stained. Now I just need to make an appropriate label to put on it, this one is just leaning there for effect. Any suggestions as to a label for this crate??
Here is the little cracker holder all primed up, although I'm not sure what to put in it. I saw one on someones blog that they had redone, but now I can not find it. Was it you? I would love suggestions on this as well.
And now the cabinet... the picture doesn't show it very well but, I painted it a cream (Alabaster) then sanded it and stained with Dark Walnut to age it. I love how it turned out, but, now it looks bare... I think it needs fabic, something to soften it... what do you think it needs??
On saturday my DH finally hung up my cabinet and also put up the shelves. I am so excited to have more storage in my craft room. It is quite a mess right now, so I will NOT share the rest of the room now. Soon though, when it is suitable for company... : )
And lastly, here are a few new pieces that I have picked up lately.
Summer stacking boxes.
A new square quilt block. I actually want to frame and hang it, but for now I like it here.
And lastly a new quilt. I love all the colors in it. Just the other night while looking at everyones blogs I saw that someone had the very same one. Great minds think alike!!

Well that is all I have for today. I'm still hard at work on a few TS finds and hope to get those posted by the weekend. Hope you are having a very blessed day!!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Everyday stuff...

Not much been going on here the last several days. Hope everyone had a great 4th. I have been on here everyday checking in with everyone to see what you have been up to, and I have to say that compared to most of you, I feel, inadequate. Your lives seem to be filled with things going on with family and friends. Not that we don't have great family and friends. It just seems that they are all also very busy with "stuff" going on in their own lives. I'm not complaining, oh, yes I am, woe is me. HaHa... I mean we do the usual stuff, work, take care of the home (mow, weed, laundry, cook and clean), go to church, spend time together, but that's it. I guess when you don't have kids, you have more "free" time on your hands. Any thoughts or suggestions?
Today I hope to paint a little stand in our dining room, I'm going to paint it cream and then sand it and then rub a stain on it. Here it is before....
And I would also like to redo this cabinet in our master bath. I would like to paint this black, sand it and then rub it with stain. Here is the before....
With in the next few days I would like to make a trip to Hobby Lobby, I hear that they have out fall stuff and even some Christmas things. I would also like to make the thrift store rounds, and redo a little pink shelf I got last week at Salvation Army for 50 cents and these chargers for $1 a piece. They will all be painted black, sanded and stained.
Well I'm off for now, Hope that everyone has a Blessed Day!!!