What a weekend! I feel like I accomplished so much but also still have a long list of things to do. Does that ever happen to you?
On Saturday I got our kitchen all set up for Ellie to do her own type of painting project.
Painting a St. Patrick's Day canvas. I loved the one she made for Valentine's Day that I knew I wanted to do it again for my birthday holiday! Of course I was too busy managing the mess that I didn't get any in process pictures but I love the end result!
I am looking forward to many more years of these projects!
After our crafting I headed to our local garden nursery to learn how to care for and prune our roses. I came home and got to work in the garden pruning our roses (and weeding as well). I hope this will make a difference and we will get plentiful blooms this year. While I was at the nursery I also picked up some more plants (I'm addicted) for both inside and outside the house. I got the indoor plants all potted and displayed in the living room and our bathroom.
Oops, I guess you get a small sneak peek of our bathroom!
Then I also did some more styling on our mantle for St. Patrick's Day. I just love the addition of Ellie's artwork!
I think I might need some sort of garland? Along the top of the mirror or the mantle?
Then on Sunday I got to work painting. But first let me share a little bit:
Okay, so growing up we used to pick blackberries for pie and jam that my mom would make. I discovered that there are two kinds of "pickers" scatter pickers and complete pickers. I tend to be in the scatter picker category, what that means is that when picking blackberries you don't stand in one place for very long because you are picking the berries that catch your eye and seem "easy" to pick. The complete pickers will stand in one spot and get ALL the berries they can that are ripe and ready.
I think this quality comes out in other facets of life as well. I am a great project starter but am lacking in the completion process because another idea or project catches my eye. Lets take our bathroom makeovers for example. I started Ellie's bathroom makeover last April and I still have some "finishing touches" that I need to do before the project is complete. I've had all the supplies but haven't pulled the trigger yet. Then I decided to start doing a makeover on our bathroom and Ellie's took a second backseat!! Well this weekend I took care of some of the finishing touches (in both bathrooms). Ellie's bathroom had all of the trim and white paint complete, now I just need to touch up the green paint and do all the caulking!! Then a that is really left are light fixtures (not a priority) and a new shower curtain and we will be done!! While I was in the process of painting the bathrooms I thought I would paint another coat on our kitchen cabinets .. See what I mean? Scatter picker err, project'er.
So anyways here is what Ellie's bathroom looks like now. I am so happy that all that godawful 1989 wood trim is gone from this room!!
How was your weekend?
Linking up here today