Friday, December 30, 2011

The Year in Review

The year flew by, and I forgot how much I accomplished around my home this past year! 

Here is a quick recap of my favorites from 2011...

I renovated our guest room/storage area - which entailed organizing, buying mattresses, throwing out junk, and finding the floor!!!   You will never, ever, ever see a "before" of this room.  Just try and imagine the very worst pile of junk, ever.  Sort of like 'hoarders,' but with items of less value.

Quite pleased with the new room!

I added a bit of turquoise to my family room - and am happy with the updated look!  I desperately needed to throw out some of the red.

I also did a little sewing - finally completing window treatments for my gray living room....

Here are some ghastly "before and after" photos of this room from back when it was kelly green.

My ever-helpful-son and I built a new bed for my zinnias...

So thrilled with how this bed turned out - here is a tutorial.

Last summer, I sewed a few pillows for my daughter's new dorm room....

dorm room details here

I also spent many hours rehabbing the rental home that we own- trying to update the house to put it on the market. 

I shared many of our projects from our rental house here.

rental house updates

Somehow, I was able to squeeze in a little time to paint art!  The art technically is not an update around my home, but typically does go on my walls until it sells!

Such fun!

Have a wonderful 2012! 

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Alyssa said...

What nice work you've done on everything! Happy 2012 to you!! :)Alyssa of Boston Bee

sissie said...

Great projects! Thanks for sharing them again.

Happy New Year!


Jamie said...

Too cute Trish. I always am impressed with your ideas and excecution. Most talented.

AshTreeCottage said...

You had a very good year! Wishing you a happy and blessed 2012.

Susan and Bentley

Glenda @ Magnolia Bend Drive said...

your home looks so pretty and inviting. I want to try the raised bed this summer. thanks for the tutorial.

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