Friday, April 1, 2011

A few of my favorite things!!

I have recently done some new, cute things to the house! As I have mentioned before... I have been very slow to decorate. It has been very hard for me to commit to the placement of a frame or the color of the shelf. Months ago... I bought this fantastic BLUE shelf at goodwill for $6. Compared to the $20-$30 dollar shelves I had been seeing everywhere else, I decided $6 wasn't bad. In fact, I could give this little guy a new life.
Weeks went by and I didn't know what color to paint it... but when I found this wooden piece to cover the holes, I knew what look I wanted! So I primed it and glued the wood piece on.
I spray painted it black and LOVED it. The only problem was I didn't know where I wanted to put it or what to put on top of it!... So a few more weeks went by until I was once again motivated by a trip to Hobby Lobby. There, I found this awesome wooden box and cute vintage soap bottles! As well as that sweet kitchen sign! Voila!! I LOOOOOVE IT!!!

It is on our wall in our kitchen. And don't you worry. I have big plans for the other side of that wall!
(p.s. See that light? When we got it, it was bronze. Sick. So we busted out the spray paint again.)

Oook.... moving on to my most recent projects. I had seen an idea that I wanted to try for my laundry room. However, when I went to get the supplies from Target... I would have been spending close to $40. No thanks. I knew it could be done cheaper. So on my way home from interning this afternoon, I stopped at the 'ol Goodwill again. There, I found these treasures for a grand total of $13!

These may not look like treasures.... but I had a vision! To complete my vision... I needed a few more things that I conveniently already had on hand!

Some primer and ivory spray paint!
Another cute, glass jar
(plus burlap, tags, and stamps)

Here is what I did with the first item. I needed something to keep my earrings together.

Here is what I did with the box. It is in my pantry... which is a work in progress so be patient to see the rest.
And HERE is what I did with everything else! TA-DUH!!

I found this little picture online and just printed it on normal paper and put it in an extra frame I had. I think it's so funny. Plus I needed it because the red in the picture will tie together my laundry sign!
I still need to hang it up... I've had this sign since before I was even married! I knew one day I would have a wonderful laundry room to decorate.
Besides my cute little project I did today, our laundry room isn't much... haha It's actually pretty pathetic. But just you watch. I'll have the rest of it looking just as good in no time!
I am so happy with how everything turned out! It makes me so happy just looking at it! And even a little excited to do laundry! I think I'll go do a load right now!


Karen said...

I'm totally motivated ... to just be able to see my laundry room floor! Ha ha ... "meet me in the laundry room". SOOOO CUTE!

J & M Bredsguard said...

VERY cute kace! LOVE IT ALL. so proud! :)

melmck said...

when yer done there, will you come do my house?

chelsea :: stock said...

that all looks great.

now, where can a girl get burlap?

Tina McKinnon said...

That's way cute!! You're really good at this stuff... your happiness shows! xox

Julie Mooney said...

Kacey, you are so creative. My mind just doesn't see like that. It's such a talent you have. Glad you are having so much fun with the decorating of YOUR HOME. So proud of you. Miss you tons. Auntie