My Childhood Table and My Hubby’s Sunday School Chairs

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in chalk paint, painted furniture, playhouse | 18 comments

I am still working on things to go inside my playhouse.

I still have my table from my childhood.  And, my mother-in-law rescued my hubby’s Sunday school chairs.

Neither were in good shape.

A fresh coat of paint was in order.  (Actually, several distressed coats of paint.)

Here is the finished product.

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Hat Box Organization

Posted by on May 29, 2012 in organization, playhouse | 20 comments

I am still working on fixing up the inside of my playhouse.

I am looking for cute ways to organize.  I have so much stuff!

I have cleaned out a lot. . . but I have also kept a lot!

I have projects to complete and things to decorate!  (Do you buy that rationalization?)

So, here is one of the ways that I plan to organize.

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Old Rake Plant Holder

Posted by on May 20, 2012 in backyard, garden art, outdoors, playhouse | 8 comments

I was in Samantha James this weekend.  One of my favorite stores in Murfreesboro!  You can read more about it here

They had just gotten in the cutest little plant holders.  They were shaped like an old rake, old shovel, and old pitch fork.  I knew that was going to be my next purchase.

Until, I was at a yard sale this weekend and found an old rake.

Here is what I came up with.

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Slipcovered Pillow and Playhouse

Posted by on May 15, 2012 in backyard, boxwoods, pillows, playhouse | 7 comments

I continue to work on the playhouse.  She has come a long way!  She has gotten new paint, banners, front door bucket, lanterns with burlap bows, door mat, watering can, and a “relax” sign and shutters.  Wow!  I am working on the inside also.  I will reveal that in the next couple of weeks.

I had big plans for what to do in front of the “relax” sign.  It involved a great yard sale find.  But, it did not work there!!!  Oh well, I added a new wicker rocker to the front porch which caused this great bench to longer have a home.  My dad made this bench for me last year.  (He is an amazingly talented wood-worker!)

And, the great yard sale find will have to wait.  I think I have found the perfect home for it, but it still needs a little work.

The front of the playhouse is finished and now the side is also done.

Here is the finished product.

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Posted by on May 8, 2012 in backyard, outdoors, playhouse | 13 comments

I have an amazing husband!  On Friday, he called to let me know that he had seen a church yard sale on the way to work and wanted to know if I wanted to run over there with him?!  My husband loves a yard sale. . . how lucky am I?!

Needless to say, I found several good things and one amazing find!  I will be sharing that with you after it gets its “remake.”  But, I am needing to create a space for it.

So, today I worked on the side of the playhouse where this great find will find its home.

The word that this great find makes me think is. . . RELAX!

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Bits of Possibility

Posted by on May 3, 2012 in organization, playhouse | 12 comments

I continue to work on projects for my playhouse (which is going to be my new workspace!!!)  I want to have a few more things ready before I share pictures of the whole space!

I used to be a consultant for Southern Living at Home many moons ago.  Great job when the kiddos were little and I needed to get out of the house on occasion!  Well, I still have a few things that I really love from those days.  One of them was a 3 tiered basket stand.  And, back when my colors were red, green and gold, it was perfect.  Now, I am headed towards more soothing colors – blues, creams, browns. . .

So, this is a little up cycle project:

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