I have really been Missing in Action for the last month! Wow, I didn't mean to stay away from my lovely blog for so long.....but I have a VERY good reason!
Actually, I feel so bad I haven't been online in ages, at all!
My Myspace pals think I've dropped from the face of the earth,
I'm SO darn exhausted. But, I wanted to let you know how my latest project is going. I decided to remodel my living room! Doing repairs, construction and painting and new wall-2-wall carpeting.
It has been quite a busy few weeks. I went with the contractor/painter to 4 different building/paint stores....we got lots of stuff. Besides painting...in a nice eggshell bright white, and semi-gloss doors and trim. I had to have a new basement door, new baseboards all around, new heating ducts, new electrical outlets, fixing entry door mail slot, patching walls, new door installed, removing/hiding humidified controls! Also, painting the hallway and doors.
3 coats of paint, all said & done. It's amazing what a lovely, bright & clean new painting will do for one's outlook on life!
And, I'm so picky about this stuff, I had to supervise everything, so there wouldn't be drips and such. When a drip was forming, I'd point it out & he'd smooth it out. I know I must have been a big pain, but if it doesn't look good, what can you do! Finally Sat. the painting was all done! It seemed like I had been in the midst of this for weeks, but the actual painting lasted 4 days.
Then, I had to go all by myself on 2 busses to find some new horizontal mini-blinds! Thank God they had them right color and size and length. It was a NIGHTMARE, getting 5 varying lengths of blinds home on the bus, but I'm tenacious! I went to 3 Home Depots in the area! The last one had what I wanted....a lovely white by Bali! Matches the paint perfectly.
So, yesterday and today I had to clean and scrape the glass on all the windows and get all nice to install blinds! I did that ALL BY MYSELF! I"m so proud...ha ha. It's really hard when you're alone with no-one to help you, let me tell you! You're lucky if you have your family to help around the house ! I'm so so sore, everywhere, now even my FINGERS are hurting alot! Next I have to prep for the wall to wall carpeting! It will be installed next week on wed. 3/21/07. It is a gorgeous light dusty rose color. I did boring cream the last time, so I opted for a bit of color this time. So, this weekend I will organize and move more things out of the room to get ready for the installation. I need to pace myself, now!
With the bright and beautiful new room, I had to shop for new accessories. I found a gorgeous antique look big wall clock, and a pair of gorgeous torchier lamps with cut and etched/frosted glass! Not the ones on the link, but similar! Instead of $1,100 each, I paid $65.00 for the pair! Can I shop or what??? All very Victorian and proper looking! I rearranged some artwork and lamps I already had, and it's like I hired a decorator!
Well, that's the Bunni News for now, I'm exhausted just reading about it all!
I hope you are well and you have a great week and a Stupendous St. Patrick's Day!