Saturday, April 17, 2010

Seature Saturday

Oops.  Sorry about that.  Life got a hold of me and wouldn’t let me blog until today.  I’ve got some good stuff to share with you, though!

It’s definitely that time of year for many of us, and the “planting bug” has taken hold.  Luckily, Kellie and This Blessed Nest decided to share some crap with me—literally.  Go check out her gardening secret!blackplanter The aptly named Frame Fanatic shared a new arrangement that I thought was pretty cool. Dimension is always a good thing!

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The next two pictures fall into the “why didn’t I think of that” category.  Studio JRU proves that paint tubes+old railing=life simplified.  It doesn’t have to be rocket science for it to work, you know?paint_shelf_d

Mom, are you reading this?  You need to do this idea.  It’s tooooo cute.  Go see what The Darning Diva did here.  Again…why didn’t I think of that?? darning

Krysta at These are the Days made a mobile for her daughter that is gorgeous, brilliant, feminine, etc., etc.!  I love it.

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As of April 17, 2010 at 8:11pm, Melissa’s transformed mudroom goes down as one of my all time projects I’ve seen in blogland.  1.  I love mudrooms  2. You’ll be AMAZED at how she did it.  She is one. smart. cookie!

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Speaking of smart cookies, Mindy had a vision that I wish I could say I would have had.  Alas, she came up with a way to spruce up her new home and make it reach out and grab you.  Right out of your car.  In a non-scary “oh my gosh, this house is grabbing me” way.

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Undoubtedly, you ladies are absolutely amazing!  I don’t know if I want to be your friend so I can swap ideas from you or your enemy because you’re so much more talented than I am!

17 comments:

Jen@balancing Beautyand Bedlam said...

Off to check out that mudroom...I'm attempting to get my gumption up to do mine. :) And yes, life gets in the way.....good for you, that you let it. :)

Beth@The Stories of A to Z said...

Love the change that shutters and a door can make to the total curb appeal of a home. Brilliant! (And yes, Melissa kicks mudroom butt with that sawed in half coffee table. Ever since seeing that post, I've been looking for things to saw in half. :)

Jen said...

I am so glad you liked my "frame creation"! Thank you so much for featuring me! You just made my day! :0)

melissa * 320 Sycamore said...

Thank you for the feature, Chris! Love all of these ideas~especially that top dirty secret. Off to look for cow poop...

Krysta said...

Hi Chris! Thank you for featuring me. That was so fun to see!! I'm glad you liked the mobile. I love all of your ideas!

Kansas Amy said...

Thanks for sharing. I will have to check them out! Stop by to enter my 100th post giveaway if you get a chance!

Barb said...

Hey, was just going to bed and thought I'd check your post. Darn, now it's 2:25 am!!! Love those ideas. They were all great. I went over to Darning Diva. I plan on copying her idea. You know me, birds and porcelain. I could have new bird baths everytime I find a deal on a bowl. Thanks! Mom

Lisa-Marie said...

Love the paint tubes, and the mudroom is really sweet!

Lil' Woman said...

Wow that last house looks like a completely different house with new shutters and a new door.

Paige said...

Can't wait to check all these out! Thanks for sharing.

Rhyah - said...

Chris, thank you so much for featuring my bird bath! You completely made my week! So glad you (and your mom) like it!!

Laura PARING DOWN said...

What gorgeous projects. I am seriously on my way to check out each one!

this blessed nest said...

"ahem" umm, yes - i too, have been enjoying the outdoors & just saw my pics of the plants!

HOLY COW!!!

thanks for the feature! i hope i didn't stink up the party too much!
i appreciate it!
kellie

Kelley said...

Amazing?! AMEN to that!

Melanie said...

I love the mudroom. I told her that the coffee table cut in half was simply amazing! Hope you have had a great weekend.

Mindy said...

Thanks so much, Chris! I'm glad you liked my little project... and I'm in love with the mudroom project too, now I have another thing on my to do list!

Jennifer said...

Thank you for sharing my paint tube storage solution. I am really lovin' it... works so much better! :)

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