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My Planter Boxes in Progress

I added a post awhile back showing the wonderful planter boxes that Jace and Krystal built for me (and Jordan painted).  I thought it would be fun to show the transition over the summer.  These have created a little oasis for us, especially in the evening during these hot summer days.  I love to turn on my cafe lights and pull out the anti-gravity chairs and just chill.  I am going to invest in a fun little speaker system at Sams next to just top it off.  A little beach boys music, the sprinkler going, and  a cold dirty diet coke .  We don’t even need to leave our back yard.

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Posted by on July 11, 2015 in Home


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New Light Fixtures

When we were nearing the end of building our house, I got to the point that I could not pick out one more thing.  Every time I turned around there were decisions to be made and at the beginning, I stressed and searched until I could make the very best decision possible, as if the wrong doorknob would be the end of the world.  Well by the end, I almost felt like closing my eyes and pointing.  That is about what I did with my light fixture in my guest bathroom downstairs.  Ever since then, I have really hated that thing.  It is silver with the tackiest glass fixtures.  Well I am on a cleaning frenzy and am cleaning every room, washing walls, cleaning out cupboards etc, etc.  Last week was this bathroom.  I could not take that light fixture anymore.  A new one was not an option right now with Christmas coming so I decided to paint it and take off the glass.  I figured I could not make it look worse.  I totally forgot to take a picture of the before.  But take my word for it , this thing was not pretty.  I found a pin on pinterest where they painted one and then replaced the glass with mason jars. That was my intent but my light fixture did not have the right attachment to do this, so I ended up just spraying the inside and rims and using one of those old fashioned light bulbs.  I was pretty happy with how it turned out, so I sprayed the towel ring, the toilet paper roll and the garbage can.  I love it.  I used Rustoleum Oil Rubbed Bronze Spray Paint. This is my new favorite thing.

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Posted by on October 27, 2014 in DIY, Home


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Coming Soon!!!

 Don’t get excited–no one is getting married or having a baby!!!

I have an obsession with old doors and windows.  My next DiY project is going to be a coffee table for Kallie’s apartment. Spence told me about a place in Salt Lake City by Pioneer Park that has old doors.  I went and checked it out and they have stacks and stacks of doors.  They are so crammed in that I will need to take a day just to search for the right one.  The day I went was so hot and the place is not air conditioned and I just couldn’t do it.  They have alot of old windows and one room that had boxes of old doorknobs.  It will just take time to sort through the junk to find the treasures.

 so cute!!!!!!

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Posted by on August 24, 2012 in DIY, Home

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