Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Guest Room – The Finishing Touch

What a busy week since my first blog post and I must say I am loving this blogging. I have received a lot of really nice comments. My thanks to all of you.

I’ve been trying to finish up in the guest room. I wanted to replace the ceiling light fixture that was there with a chandelier but didn’t want to pay the price of what one would cost. See pic below of ceiling light fixture.

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So, I went to one of my favorite places to shop, The Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Restore and look what I found.

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A chandelier and a window frame. The chandelier I paid $15.00 for and the window frame I paid $10.00 which I have plans for that as well. I probably could have found those items cheaper at a yard sale but I wanted it now and you never know how long it would have taken to find a chandelier especially since it was exactly what I was looking for and not to mention shopping there is for a good cause.

I primed and painted the chandelier and I absolutely love how it turned out.

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Ahhhhh……….the finishing touch!

Now that I’m done with the guest room it’s time to move on with

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My sewing/catch all room. I think it's time for a redo.

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The family chair ………and

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my fall tablescape. It’s getting that time of year and the weather here right now sure does feel like fall. ( I just noticed my work table in the garage needs a redo too….oh well it’s a work table . )

Gail

16 comments:

  1. The chandelier turned out great and looks wonderful in the room. I am still drooling over the headboard! Isn't it nice to have a room completed (even if you know there is another one down the hall that has yet to be started!) Can't wait to see what great ideas you come up with for your sewing room.

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  2. Gail,
    It looks so good. That chandelier really is the perfect finishing touch.

    I am glad to know that you will be busy right along with me! Thanks again for the h.b. information.
    Yours just takes my breath away!
    Rhonda

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  3. That chandelier does fit the bill as the perfect finishing touch. Keep up the good work. You surely are talented!

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  4. Your room is gorgeous! It's so soothing and calming. I love how you made the headboard out of an old fireplace - brilliant!

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  5. Ohhhh how I loveee the Restore. I think that may be what I'm "Hooked" on tomorrow.

    Thanks so much for joining me today -- hope you'll link up again soon!

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  6. Beautiful room! I love the chandelier. Great job!

    Roeshel

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  7. Im actually looking for a reasonably priced chandelier right now, and yours looks FAB!

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  8. The chandelier is perfect for the room!

    Jane

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  9. The chandelier is perfection! Great job!!
    Beth

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  10. I've posted about you on my blog!
    Traci

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  11. Hi! I'm over from ASPTL and LOVE how the chandelier turned out! And the red cabinet in another post! Would you mind telling me more specifics about how you painted each of those? Process for the chandelier especially and color for the cabinet? If you have time (and I sure understand if you don't) would you please email me at abbiemknaub (at) yahoo (dot) com. Thanks so much. Love to see you projects!

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