Friday, September 23, 2011

My New Sewing Room!

Completed room number two!
My sewing room has sat unloved and pretty much a huge disaster since we moved in. This weekend I decided the time had come for me to get it cleaned up and looking awesome. So moved out the furniture, cracked open a couple of paint cans and with the company of Grey's Anatomy on netflix got to work. 
Today I finally fished hanging up pictures and finding places to stash my fabric and random crafting necessities. I am pretty much in love with this room now. I am not sure if it is because it is awesome or simply because it is done unlike almost every other room in the house. 
Here is a view of my sewing area from the door way.
The colors are a dark teal (it was called something ocean) and a very light purple.
I love all the colors on this wall.
Here is a bunch of my fabric and my chalkboard wall. 
The top of this shelf was a scratched up mess so I sanded it down and painted it the same teal as my accent wall.
and here is my button collection along with some family photos. 
There is another pretty wall that I couldn't manage to get a picture of due to the sun shinning right on it. I am sure a picture will make its way onto the blog in the future though. I am off to bask in the glory of my finished sewing room. 

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The Great Pine Cone Hunt

Last week we went to the park and Miles and I went pine cone hunting. 
We got some sappy fingers but had so much fun. 

Friday, September 16, 2011

Get Ready To Roar!

It feels a little early to start getting ready for halloween but my thought is if I am going to put time and money into a costume then I want to get my money's worth. So this week got started on Miles' T-Rex costume. It's not quite done yet but I hope to get everything fished up this weekend. 
Here's a little sneak peek. 
It's been a lot of fun sewing but I pretty much never want to sew green fleece again. 
I will be sure to do another post next week when it's finished. 

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Miles' New Room

As I have mentioned before we recently moved to a new house in a new city. We bought a beautiful house with a bunch of boring white walls. So I have been very slowly and carefully picking out colors and working on decorating ideas for each of the rooms. 

The first room we decided to work on was Miles' room. 

I really wanted let Miles pick the color of his room as soon as we knew we were moving for sure I asked him what he wanted to do and without hesitation he yelled "Yellow!". Once we moved and were getting ready to start the whole painting process I got a little fearful of a whole yellow room. I thought I could convince Miles that a blue room would be better so I took a trip to lowes and bought some blue paint samples. When I got home I painted some blue squares on the wall and asked Miles what he thought. He looked at them thoughtfully and then asked "Where's the yellow?" 
Apparently Miles was not going to be convinced that blue was a better color for his room. I made my way back to lowes and chose a beautiful bright yellow and I also grabbed a quart of blue paint so we could have a little accent wall. 

I must say that Miles has good taste because I love his yellow room and more importantly he loves it too. Every time someone comes to visit he says "come see my yellow room!"

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

I'm back!

So I didn't get back to work yesterday as promised. Instead I worked out and spent too much time grocery shopping. I did manage to get some new items listed in my etsy shop today. Before I could do any work I needed to enjoy the beautiful weather for a bit and go to the beach with my family.

I am going to miss these beautiful warm days when they are gone. 

Sunday, September 4, 2011

I will get back to work after the weekend

Why oh why am I so easily distracted from working these days? 
Playing at the beach is just way more fun than getting stuff listed in the shop.