Monday, September 15, 2008

A bowl of cherries...

I've been really enjoying doing a wee bit of "redecorating" around our home. Mostly my efforts have been focused on "finishing out" the kitchen... and our bedroom shall be my October project. I long ago happened upon this pretty little clock. I adored it. I wanted it. But alas, it was too much! So I waited and waited, and the waiting ended up being worth it :)

I love saving my allowance for things around the house. It's the little things that make the difference, I think!

I painted a few more things for the kitchen- this magnetic clippy was free because it had an advertisement on the top. A little primer and some paint fixed that right up! Perfect for those sweet invitations to baby showers...



That of course inspired me to be a little more bold. My sweet momma had bought me a jewelry holder a long time ago, with pretty roses painted around the edges. After time I noticed the roses beginning to flake off, and since this jewelry holder lived in my kitchen (for holding rings and such while washing dishes) I primed... and painted... and I am oh so happy I did. It's the same color as the clippy- it just photographed darker since I wasn't using the flash.



I better put away my paint now!

9 comments:

Rita said...

I Love all of your poka-dots!

Jody said...

Your painting has inspired me to get out my paints and brushes too. However, the sewing room calls first!

Tilly said...

SO CUTE!!!! I'm thinking through a theme for my kitchen, I like looking at yours so much!

Natalie_S said...

Those polka dots are precious.

Shannon said...

Your painting projects are so inspiring! Actually, all of your decorating is inspiring! :-)

Yours in Christ,
Shannon

Tiffany said...

How lovely! I enjoy seeing all the wonderful things you do around your house to make it a home.

Tiffany

Sommer said...

What special touches! I love your decor:-)

Thanks for stopping by earlier..we are having lovely, cool autumn weather..just what I love!

Lots of love,
Sommer

Sarah Jane said...

How darling!!! What a great idea for the clippy magnet! I never would have thought of painting over the (usually) ugly advertisement.

Sweetproserpina said...

I love that jewelry holder! And that you keep it in the kitchen is sooo smart. I think I need to find something like that. I know I really should take off my ring when I wash and bake etc, but I'm afraid of losing it!

Thanks you the great idea!

Cheers
-mrs meg.

 

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