Playing with Annie Sloan Paint

Sunday, August 28, 2011

I picked up this gorgeous 1950's fan that was in pretty rough shape.  So we took it all apart and replaced the cord then I painted it first with Paris Grey and then applied a coat of Aubusson Blue and lightly distressed it to show the Grey through.



I really like how it turned out!


I also picked up an iron wall plaque with hooks.  I painted it with cream and when it was dry I distressed it so now it's showing the original color in those spots.







I can't wait to play some more with these incredible paints!!

My New Etsy Purchases

Friday, August 26, 2011

Hey Guys, I just bought some new items from some lovely Etsy shop owners and I thought I'd share them with you!

The first item is a purse organizer that I needed for a purse that a friend of mine made.  I love how well it was constructed, it's very sturdy and sooo cute!!

Look at all the compartments, no more digging in the bottom of my purse for keys!!
Check out her shop at Divide and Conquer

The next two items I bought were an adorable coffee sleeve and a privacy pouch!
I wanted the coffee sleeve not only for coffee cups but also for a metal water bottle I have the gets really cold!!  I love the turquoise fabric on it!



Ok, the last one was the privacy pouch!  No more mishaps with the old lady items!! LOL :)  This is the best thing ever!!  I love how you can fit 3 tampons plus your pads in it and no one has to know what's inside.


I couldn't be more happy with these items!
Her shop is Eco Hip Custom Designs

By the way here's a pic of my totally awesome purse that Molly at Mojo Purses made for me!



What talented lady's!!

Ceiling Tiles

Thursday, August 25, 2011

I am soooo excited...Just picked up these great ceiling tiles.  They are 24" x 24" and I bought 26 of them.  I'm going to put them in my new house and can't decided where I want them to go!!

Here's what they look like!

How Gorgeous are they!!


I will definetley be painting them and I either want to put them on my living room wall to give it some texture or I might possible put them around my center island in the kitchen.  It will have 3 sides that I could affix them to.  Something like this...

What do you think?

This whole house thing is taking over my mind...I wake up in the middle of the night going oh I should do that or what about this!!!  HELP!!

Beautiful Oversized Wing Back Chair Reveal

Friday, August 19, 2011

I just completed this gorgeous wing back chair for my client in California.  We had to compromise, she wanted a printed chair and her husband did not!!  I think we found a happy medium, don't you?!!

The before...

and the stunning after...







Love, Love this one!!!

Our New Home Journey!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Hey guys, I wanted to share with you our journey to building our new home!  We are so excited, this week they dug the basement and poured our foundation.  My mind has been racing as you can image over how I'm gonna decorate it.  What look do I want for the living room, kitchen, master bedroom, guest room, office....Ugh anyone else ever gone through this and have any advice on how to keep my sanity!! :)
I have this beach towel that I love the color scheme on; Turquoise and Yellow I'm thinking maybe use these colors for out living room?!!!



Here's some pics off the progress so far...



I will be posting our progress so check back often and if anyone has suggestions for me for decorating I'd love to hear them!!

Take Care! :)

More items completed!!

Monday, August 8, 2011

Last week was one of those weeks that I don't think I every took a break!!  But look at all the things I created...

























WOW, what a week!! :)