Sneak Peek

6:45 PM Katy 10 Comments

My scrap pallet wall has brought me some unexpected attention -- from Apartment Therapy and Poppytalk! I was so surprised by it, but it was nice that people were inspired by my manic lunacy project. The overwhelming feedback is that I should not paint the wall white, but leave it be.

So I am adjusting my vision for the living room. (ha ha, see how I said that as if I know what I'm talking about?) Thing is, I live on a very large lake in the middle of South Carolina. I want to feel like I am on vacation every day, and I want sort of a "rustic lakehouse" decor. This week, anyway.

This is my latest project, but it probably won't be done for a couple more days.


It started as a sweeeet orange-crackle-black-speckled-1979 buffet. (Guessing on the year, there.) Got it on Craiglist, and now it's almost where I want it. Pics in a few!

And I just want to say sincerely thank you!! to everyone who commented and became a "follow friend" this past week. I read every comment and was so tickled that people liked my work. I also want to say that YES, my ex husband is a gigantic fool, and not necessarily because I am awesome (although I am. hee hee)  It's that I have 3 precious kiddos that deserve more than what they got. Hmph.

Carry on, kittens!  ;)

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10 comments:

  1. i can't wait to see the rest of it. :)

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  2. umm..poppytalk not cock. you may want to fix that. although it is pretty funny..

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  3. umm..poppytalk not cock. you may want to fix that. although it is pretty funny..

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  4. whoops, thanks! lol, i did think that it sounded a little funny, couldn't figure out why

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  5. Good! I am glad the project got around, it looks amazing & yes, leave it unpainted. Cannot wait to see what is next :)

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  6. I was worried it would be too dark too, but I think your room has enough natural light it looks amazing! I love that your dad says "it's better than hanging out in bars!" My husband always says, "Oh God, what did you do today?" I always want to scream and say,
    "who cares it was free...or close to!!" What are you thinking for new paint colors in your kitchen, I am anxiously awaiting to see them.

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  7. i got so emotional and teary when i read you 'have 3 precious kiddos that deserve more than what they got'

    so very very true!

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  8. That came out stunning, I now have faith to tackle a glory piece from the 70's....there is hope for those suckers yet.

    Oh - BTW, have no idea how you work, raise 3 kids, fix up your house and blog about it, you are AMAZING.

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  9. Fabulous...utterly spectacularly freakin' FABULOUS!!!!!!!

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