Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Girl's Room Preview!

So I've gotten a couple things done this past week on the girls room. Slowly but surely this room is coming together. I still have to make some curtains, put up the chair rail, finish up painting, oh and convince the hubby to let me paint the wood floors white *YIKES*

I threw this little cutie together in about 10 minutes :) I had a leftover 1x4 that I spray painted with my new favorite watermelon color. Then I cut out a stencil on my Silhouette and painted on my words. Next I drilled a couple holes and hung it by some twine. LOVE!

*Never mind those roller shades, they will be leaving*
Here are a couple more pics I took to give you a sneak peek at some things.

This is Baby Sis's crib bedding.

These are the flowers I stenciled on the closet wall.

I thought I would leave you with another sneak peek at a project that I am working on for a friend that is getting married this summer. I am so excited to finish it up and show you how it turned out!
Goodnight all!

Monday, June 13, 2011

Roman Shades

So most of our weekend was spent doing fun things like this :)

 So this morning I decided I needed to do something productive. My sis is coming in one week and I am racing to try and finish the bathroom before she gets here. What a marathon this bathroom has been, but I'm almost ready to post the final pics!

A few months back I read a post from Little Green Notebook where she turned her mini blinds into roman shades. Genius I tell ya! Well the mini blinds in my bathroom were grrooosss, they were in the house when we bought it and had collected dust fooreevver. So first I laid them out on my bathroom floor. Making sure to let them all the way out.

Then following the directions from above, I slipped all but 6 of the slats off. My window is 52" tall and I wanted a little extra so I placed my slats 8" apart. I had this green curtain hanging in there already so I just cut it to fit. Next I hot glued my slats down. *The tutorial says dont use hot glue but I did and it worked fine* Be careful when gluing your slats not to glue the lift cord and at the top make sure that you can still slip your blinds back in their brackets.

Here they are! I have to say I'm pretty satisfied with them! Now I have to take the brackets from the old cheap curtain rod down and finish up that bathroom! (P.S. Yes that is a trailer full of sand and bails of hay in my backyard, I live in the middle of podunkville people!)
 Hope you have a good day!
I'm linking up here Keeping it Simple and here Savvy Southern Style

Thursday, June 9, 2011

New Windows!

Well this actually happened a couple months back but as you can see I have a hard time keeping up with all of you other great bloggers!

Since we moved into this house we knew that we were going to have to have new wondows. Ours were in terrible condition, some were rotted, and some were even cracked. Also the previous homeowners had caulked all of the windows shut so we couldnt even open them!

See all of that lovlieness. *YUCK*

So finally we were able to get up the money to replace them.

Big holes in the kitchen :)

New pretty windows that actually work! (Excuse all of my dishes, I hate dishes)

Well thats all for today, we have been playing musical bedrooms around here so hopefully soon I can get up some more posts.