Saturday, May 21, 2011

Prolonging

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I had the pleasure of getting away from it all--I took a trip (just me!!!) to visit my sister and her family for a long weekend. Now that I'm home, I'm trying to keep that vacation-y feeling by continuing some of the simple pleasures that I got reacquainted with.

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Sadly, the feeling is fading, but I'm going to fight to keep it, because I need it. Badly.

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Listed

Just listed here.

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Friday, May 06, 2011

I thought I'd forgotten how....

I sat down at the sewing machine last night for the first time in about four months--my longest hiatus in the last five years. I can hardly believe it myself. Sigh, it felt good. (Um, and the hiatus felt good too.)


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Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Laundry Room

I'm sprucing up my laundry room on a shoestring budget. Someday this room will get a real makeover. I'm thinking built-in shelves, slate flooring, a new sink and a real countertop. But for now the poor thing is at the mercy of my decorating whims.

First up, I gave the wood cabinet a few coats of paint and some new knobs.

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Then I went online and found lots of tutorials on how to paint linoleum.

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It's still a shock to me to look down and see a black floor, but I'll get used to it--and I'm pretty happy with how old-school it looks.

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