Sunday, October 28, 2012

Restyled Sundays #48

Welcome Back to Restyled Sundays

It was really a great week here. I worked my last day in transitioning our dental
practice. I still have to work a few days here and there to help my husband in our
nursing home dental care program, but I feel like the weight of the world has been
lifted off my shoulders. Now I can begin to put my house back together and
focus on Thanksgiving, which we are supposed to host for about 25 people.
With 26 days left, I have a lot to do.

Wow, you guys had some great posts to the party last week.

I love the Halloween decorations at Kathe with an E
she had some great ideas.

Paul from One Creative Couple shared two tutorials
on how to create Mercury Glass and creating distressed metal.

Finally, Shabby Gals transformed a dark console table to a very sweet look.

Thanks everybody for sharing. I can't wait until I see what you've got this week.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Restyled Sundays #47

Welcome Back To Restyled Sundays!

Wow! I actually made it back to start the party!  The other day I mentioned my newest grandchild
would be coming any day, well she actually came that night.
Alaina Jean was born at 3:45 am on Tuesday, October 16th.
She weighed in at 6lbs 13oz and was only 18" long.  She is a
sweet little petite angel. Her big brother is crazy about her already,
as well as mom and dad and all of the rest of us. I am a redhead and so is her father
(I had 3 redheads and 3 brunettes) and she has a hint of red in her hair.
We are so excited to say the least!

My daughter and I made her bedding and just got it done last week.
Had to take these pics with my IPhone. I hope to get some good pictures this weekend.
Still have to finish the window treatments, so I hope to get those done this week.

I do want to feature my favorite project from our last party.
Shabby Gals shared this vintage wheel turned picture frame.
How sweet would this look in Alaina Jeans room?
I may just have to find something like this to copy.
Now let's get the party started!!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Still Alive and Trying to Survive

Once again it has been a month since I have posted. A lot has been going on and I never could have guessed what 2012 would bring to our family.
We sold our dental practice and we are still dealing with that transition. Two more weeks and we are finished. Lots of stuff to sell still from there. Anyone need a porcelain glazing oven? Ha! 
 My parents moved to a senior living complex and sold their house in less than a week. Lots of stuff to sell from there, also. 
 Our daughter sold her house and moved home in July. She has made offers on 6 houses as of today. The others were all turned down and this one is bank owned and it may take a while to find out if it is accepted. We have learned not to get excited about a house since the chances of getting it are unknown. We just keep moving on and she has had a great attitude, if it's not meant to be it's not meant to be.  
Our next big event will be the arrival of our 7th grandchild, but only the second girl. She is actually due on the 27th, but she is already to go as far as the doctors say. Maybe just a few days!!
I have been able to get a few projects finished with the help of my son. If I could get him to work a little faster we would be all caught up with the furniture in the basement.

This lovely vanity and mirror belonged to a very dear friend of my mothers. It
was a chippy white but most of the top had chipped off.

So, we decided to paint it the palest blue with home made chalk paint.
It is finished with Annie Sloan's Clear Wax after light distressing.
You can see a little of the chippy white showing through on
the front edge. I think it turned out lovely.
She is now waiting for a new home at Sentimental Journey.

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