Thursday, June 27, 2013

Closet Makeover

Since I was on a roll painting up at my daughters...I decided to do some in our very neglected master bedroom closet. It has sat the same for the nearly 13 years we have been here...

until this summer.

I have taken tons of things out of there ...between the dump and Goodwill we can now walk into the closet -all the way to the clothes without reaching over anything.

I have been painting this week.

 Every paint I tried was too dark....I had my heart on Silver Mist from Sherwin Williams.....way too dark in the closet (as you can see) but it came out so light on the ottoman !


Anyway -the closet now has a fully functional wall....and is painted a light grey from Behr called Irish Mist.

I say "ahh..." every time I walk in !
Now we have to pull out the armoire that is on the other side so I can paint...

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Bathroom makeover

Sorry I have been MIA, I was up at my daughter's condo redoing her 1980's bathroom.

There are no before pictures...of course...

I took out my first toilet and my first medicine cabinet and light fixture combo....I thought I could put in the new light fixture but there was no junction box


I called my electrician brother-in-law (who was putting in the new toilet the next day) and he said he would add it to his list of projects !!

Gotta love him !

My daughter and I put in a new floor. We used self stick vinyl tiles. We had some gaps and I filled them with a silicone matching caulk.
All in all it came out great. It has a mirror instead of a medicine cabinet. It turns out if you have a surface medicine cabinet it presents a problem with the light -if they are the same width coming out of the wall ! 
Here are a few more pictures

We painted the vanity espresso and but in new brushed nickel knobs. Jackie got some countertop paint and will paint out the burgundy counter top !
Those cute pictures above the toilet are from the Christmas Tree Shops-they are old fashion bathing suits, in shadow boxes, with striped towels. 
The only thing left to do is switch out the lower towel rack for hooks, get some cute striped towels for a pop of color and change the shower curtain.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Father's Day Scripture

My son, do not hate the Lord's training.
Do not object when He corrects you.
The Lord trains those He loves.
He is like a father
who trains the son he is pleased with." 
Proverbs 3:11-12 NIrV

Sometimes I am not so fond of the Lord's training...okay most of the time.

 Like when I am thinking less then nice thoughts about someone and I am reminded of who I am in Christ.

Your Father loves you !

Happy Fathers  Day !


Thursday, June 13, 2013

Fathers Day Wrapping Paper

Well once again I saw something on a blog...did it and went back to find which blog I got it from...

with no luck !

I have seen using these prints as large graphic pictures (they are engineer prints you can get them done at Staples)...but this time someone wrapped a fathers day gift in it...and so did I .

This picture was taken on the last cruise we went on 12 years ago ! I left it out so Joe could see it...he wants to save the wrapping paper ! Great idea and $1.81...can't beat the price!


Sunday, June 9, 2013

Sunday Thoughts

You know, before I started with Pinterest I would just save things to my computer as a picture....the trouble is I don't know where any of these wonderful posters came from !

Have a blessed week .


Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A Cell Phone Case

I have a friend with no cell really.  For her birthday I got her a cell phone (Tracfone) and it needed something special to be put in.

In found this great tutorial here:

This was a really easy sewing project-

which is good because I'm not much of a seamstress !!

As you can see from that above seam-kinda sad !!

But she'll love it anyway !


Sunday, June 2, 2013

Sunday Thoughts

Today we were reminded that if God can't trust us with a little...He can't trust us with a lot ! I know I want the abundant life that Jesus died for me to have and I have some plans that I hope God is in agreement with.

  So I want him to trust me now...with a little so He can trust me later...with a lot.

Luke 16:10

If you are faithful in little things, you will be faithful in large ones. But if you are dishonest in little things, you won't be honest with greater responsibilities.

I hope the same for all of you !
Have a blessed Sunday