Saturday, January 19, 2008

Home Improvements

I have been inspired lately by Melinda's list of projects and tearing out of the closet. I enjoy reading about her home renovations and although I can't tear out walls and redo the kitchen in my base house, I do have some furniture projects that have been in the works for some time. So yesterday, I turned on the space heater in the garage and went to work. William needed a dresser, and we had one that was in the garage due to Oren peeling off half the paint when it was his. I scrounged around and found a can of light blue paint that was meant for another project (also waiting forever) and decided that it would be perfect for his blue curtained room. I have not hefted my sander for a while, so it felt really good to turn it on and get to work. The drawer pulls were plain white and I wanted them to stand out, so I cut out some denim circles and decoupauged them to the top of the pulls. It turned out so cute that I just had to share it with you guys. Next on my list, turning an old vanity into a TV table, an old piano into wall art, and finishing cutting and staining new drawer fronts for my halfway-done-but- using- anyway dresser. I also have a decorative ladder that needs repainting. I am so excited that I can't wait for the weather to warm up. Thank heavens for space heaters. I will post pictures a little later, I have some trim I want to put around the denim circles to finish the pulls first.


Melinda said...

I'm so glad my work helps you work! (By the way, after this baby, I'm jumping on the bandwagon for weight loss like the rest of you!) I can't wait to see pix of the things you've been working on. Congrats on progress and enjoying the work!

Calista said...

Well, I'm feeling a little inspired this morning, I just wish I had a space heater for my garage... Oh, well. My project is to do some organizing (and finding of things) out in the garage :)

The Holloways said...

Congrats on all your projects. If only I had some to work on...well, besides computer design projects. I can't wait to see pics!