Monday, January 25, 2010

Painting Primer

I have this weird little room/hallway in the store. I have stared & stared at it for inspiration. Finally something entered the hemisphere of my decorating brain, I don't know if it's inspiring but anything is better than what it was.
Decided to do a beachy theme with funky painted shelves of all sizes and shapes. Problem was the painting of said funky shelves. Primer paint has turned out to be not a friend of mine. Take a peek at the picture, is it supposed to look all bubbly & watery? I feel like I need to sand it down to apply regular paint. Ugh. More of that four letter word...WORK.
Funny thing when you get inspired to do a project, you think your HGTV. I truly thought I'd have this done in one week, max. Au contraire mon frere. You tend to forget that there is work, children,a spouse and a house that comes fully loaded with dirty clothes and dishes. Lesson learned. Think the project will take one week? Add another and then maybe even a couple of extra days, cause life will always get in the way of my decorating impulses.
Wow, I know it's a lousy picture & I believe that is a picture of the shadow of my arm. Crossing photographer off my list of talents right now.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Show & Tell

Welcome to my new foray into blogging. Hang out with me as I attempt to learn to blog, twitter, run my store & be a Mom, all at the same time. I AM WOMAN, HEAR ME WHIMPER!! Yes I know it's "Roar" but after that laundry list of Superwoman stuff, I will not be roaring, I will be whimpering. I'm only human, though my Mom would say I'm perfect. That's what Mom's are for!
If you read my little blurb in "about me" you know I own a little store in Jupiter, FL. I am always looking for ways to refurb the used, so pleaaaazzzzeee help me out. I know your as busy as me but I want to hear your ideas. I want to know what clever thing you did with that thrift item you bought.
So this blog site is all about share & share alike. I'll share my ideas & you do the same. Gonna be fun!! Pinky promise!!

This is my tiny corner store in Jupiter, Florida. A whopping 1200 sq feet. Tune in next week for pics of the inside. I know, I know, hard to contain the excitement!