Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Let's Pretend It Hasn't Been Cloudy for Two Weeks!

Yep, you read that right. I can take rain. I love a cloudy day here and there. I can't take two full weeks of rain and clouds and darkness. Not even my sweet, happy cottage can make me pretend that I don't need to see the sun.

I've also learned: Do NOT look at the 10 day weather report. Just. Don't. When you look ahead and see that it will rain for the next 10 days, something happens psychologically.

A deep burn.


So..in the interest of  pretending it's super warm and sunny..I give you some fun projects today that are darling and inspiring!

First up: Cute outdoor dog bed! Have an old dresser drawer? Feel like painting and using emerald? Apparently THE color of the year from Pantone!
Courtesy of DIY Showoff blog:

This next room is LOVELY and was designed by Emily Henderson. She was on Design Star a few years back. I THINK she either won or was a runner-up. I have enjoyed her show- for the life of me I can't recall the name of it, but I loved it overall. This room is happy.

This home was featured here:

I don't know who Bri is, but she looks a bit like Rachel Zoe to me and I expect to hear "I DIE!" or "That is BANANAS!" at any moment!

I could use a chartreuse door about now! The hubby never really goes for this kind of color until I just paint something and he notices it a few months later. "Oh, that's kind of cool! When did you do that?" Me: "About half a year ago!"


This is a fun, bright and darling craft room mini-makeover! Happy! From a closet to this cuteness!

I'm off to work now! I have a whole shop in our basement now that is actually well-lit and nice! I'm kind of excited to use it AND I have ideas for hanging fabrics and organizing the space. I will probably eventually have before and after pics!

Have a grand Tuesday. Please send some sun this way!




Thriftanista in the City said...

I love that craft room makeover. I wish it could suddenly appear in my place. My craft room is also the guest room and hubby's office!

Tina C said...

Enjoy yourself down in your new space! Sending some sunny sweltering heat your way. Take it please!

Tina@thriftingwithcake.blogspot.com said...

I also wish that craft room would magically appear in my space! Looks like I'll have to do it!

TOT- I kind of felt the sunny vibes you sent- and hit the Starbucks drive thru because of it- and ate 15 animal crackers!! Thanks for the approval!

rachel said...

That craft room makes my craft room look like a halfway house for craft supplies.

Why can't I ever have cute stuff?!? I am stomping my foot and sticking out my bottom lip really far right now.

I hope you get some sunshine soon!

Tina@thriftingwithcake.blogspot.com said...

Rachel- LOL! I also DISAGREE!!

I also feel like "why can't I ever have nice stuff?" my best friend and I regularly comment on how much we love design blogs and Pinterest- and how worthless it can make you feel on a bad day!