Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Wallpaper removal- HELP!

I was hoping there were some experts out there on taking wallpaper down. I have two bathrooms in my new house that are wallpapered in flowers. I am not a floral wallpaper kind of girl and prefer a simple coat of paint. I have heard that it is not an easy job, so I thought I would get some advice from those who have done it before. Let me know if you have any handy tips. Thanks!

This is the hall bathroom.Here is the master bath.

Friday, October 24, 2008

I've been tagged!

Sarah G.'s mom tagged me from http://farleyville03.blogspot.com/ so I am trying not to let it die. Here are the rules:

1. If I don't go anywhere during the day, I often get busy and don't get a shower until 3 or 4 o'clock in the afternoon.

2. I come up with my best decorating ideas very late at night or when I awake during the night. Sometimes I go on other blogs during the night too to check out their ideas.

3. I am obsessed with hand washing. It drives my husband and kids crazy. Sometimes I can't even enjoy being out in public because the germs gross me out!

4. Laundry is my least favorite chore. I never can get caught up and it is never done. I would rather scrub toilets.

5. I love being alone. If I don't get some alone time sometime during the week, I feel like I might come out of my skin. I am easily overstimulated.

6. I love bargains (like most people) and I am not embarrased by asking for a cheaper price on just about anything. I do embarras my family doing this though.

7. Organization is not my strong suit. I really have to work at it and I can't seem to keep a room neat and tidy until it is painted and decorated the way I like it.

Tag, you're it!



Cherry Hill Cottage





My First Swap

I just sent my first Fall Swap package. I sent mine out a little late with the arrival of my new little one, but I did take some pictures of what I sent to Summer. I had so much fun coming up with fun things to send her. I took a picture of the pumpkin tassel I made close up, but I can't find it anywhere! That seems to be a theme for me right now!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Great outdoor update on a small budget

It's been awhile since my last post. My new baby (and other two kids) have kept me busy...I have been "tagged" by Amy from Farleyville and I will get to that. I won't forget!

We are slowly working on our new house making it into our cozy cottage home. I wanted new carriage style garage doors because they would go great on our house with the weathervane that is on top of the house. They are very expensive, so we did the "budget" update. I ordered the hardware from ebay for $67 including shipping and we screwed them in to our metal garage doors. They turned out great and I got the look without the high price. I can send you the name of the store I got them from if you are interested.
Had to give an updated picture on the new baby! His sister loves him so much!

Friday, October 10, 2008

Our baby boy is here!

Our new son was born on Sept. 30th at 3:56 p.m. An hour and a half after they gave me potocin, he came. I was hoping for a successful epidural this time, but it was too late again. I guess I was not meant for epidurals! He weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz. and is 20 inches long. He is such a sweet blessing to our family! He is a great baby. I thank the Lord for another healthy child! Three is keeping me busy for sure, but I am enjoying having a baby to hold again!

His big brother and sister are so proud!

We are finally home and out of that crazy hospital! ( I don't like hospitals)

"Wow, there is finally a baby in this crib!"