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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Feed Me Seymour!!!

Back in the beginning of August I spent a week after my Dad's amputation taking a break from pretty much everything, including working on furniture. I had been so busy with doing stuff around the house I never really got to do the stuff I needed to do around the house. Isn't that just a kick in the butt when that happens? Anyways, I spent the day working outside and took a few pictures of my Gardenia's and my Morning Glory that I wrapped around an old extra chair of mine.

Here's what good ol' M.G. and the G's looked like when I finished that day....

Oh and my bench wasn't painted yet... Kinda lame... 

And here we are now......


Now we swear all we hear is nom nom nom and a slight wood dragging across the porch sound from the front of the house.... Seriously, I took this picture a few days ago... the bench is already half covered since then. And the weird thing is it never has bloomed. The neighbor has at least 8 of these around her mailbox and it blooms every morning, but it has no where else to grow. I'm beginning to think that my green thumb is really flesh colored and this is just a plain 'ol ivy suffocating anything in it's path.

At least the Gardenia's are harmless and pretty... and they came back really nicely after a good clean up and de-weed.

So it's a bit of a humorously pretty type of situation... My husband and I are like 12 year old's so we constantly are ventriloquists and making up funny voices for it and saying crazy things all the while laughing our butts off.

We're just a bunch of crazies around here.


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The Cow Jumped Over the Moon...

And the dish ran away with the spoon....

I love this nursery rhyme! This stool was so great to do because it was a new design for me and I really had fun drawing it up. Plus, total added bonus watching the customer who commissioned it go "awwwww how cute!!!". It's available in my Etsy store as a Personalized Hand Painted Theme Stools.

Thanks for stopping by today!
Remember I'm blogging like a boss this week, so keep your eye out for more posts!


Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Say hello

 .... to my friend "K's" curvy dresser!

My friend K was just soooo lucky to have scored an amazing piece like this. There was hardly any surface damage to fix but there were great little character nicks to give it personality. The drawers were flawless my friends... I mean, perfectly clean and rich colored wood, AND she had all the original matching hardware. It's like she hit the furniture lottery! :)

I also have to give her a huge pat on the back for matching up her rug to my Behr color wheel purely by memory. She and I were cubicle gophers together at the web design company that laid us off in the last couple years, so I knew sister had an eye for color and style. This beaut of a color is called "Golden Cricket" and I think it's spectacular on this dresser. Against the rug it reminds me of the summer sun that (to me) is fading away too quickly. But then again it gives off that warm fall leaves color too, so it's a great mix of both seasons. And thank goodness for the hardware too, I knew it would end up looking fab contrasting the bright color.

So what do you guys think about the color? Fab? Non-fab?

My apologies for being completely blog absent for over a month. We will finally have the internet back in the house on Friday, which is waaaaaay too long to be void of it. But that means good news, over the last month I have accumulated items to sell in my Etsy store and things to share with you. So you'll have to grip your interwebs reigns tightly starting next week. I'm gonna be blowing up this blog like a BOSS! haha!!

Thanks for stopping by today and of course for your continual support of what I love to do!

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