Monday, June 01, 2009

~WHAT I GOT DONE since FRIDAY~

~THIS IS WHAT YOU SEE WHEN YOU WALK INTO THE SHOP DOOR~
~YOU CAN CLICK on ANY of the PICTURES to ENLARGE THEM!
THIS IS THE COTTAGE CORNER (not finished yet, I have a bunch of vintage aprons I want to hang on the wall by the COTTAGE SIGN)...this is just what I got done today
THAT DOOR IS MY FRONT DOOR to the SHOP, Looking Out
HELLO EVERYONE.......Tons of pictures and a bit of descriptions, wanted to get this done and show it to all of you so you didn't think I fell off the face of the earth. LOL
THIS IS MY COTTAGE CORNER....THE DOOR THAT YOU SEE IS THE FRONT DOOR INTO THE SHOP (the other side, is a MESS as I am moving everything around again and got a new check out counter.....YIPPY (Friday I spend the day sanding and stripping a dresser, that I am using for my check out counter, stripped a darling vintage cupboard and started on a child size cupboard which ended up being a mistake) and a Red Cupboard Cubbie which also ended up being a mistake (they are both a mess and now I am going to have to figure out how to fix them....LOL)
Oh, and I got the GORGEOUS Wood Dresser/Mirror on the way home from picking up the truck (that was an $800 expense we were not expecting, the truck repair that is) at an estate sale that they were just putting out the sign. I worked hard on it today and got it all fixed up, glued and stained...IT TURNED OUT BEAUTIFUL!!!!
Bob and I went to Jill and Jeff's (My Best Friend) for the weekend (WHAT AN AWESOME WEEKEND WE HAD) and went boating on the Mississippi. We got home really late Sunday night as it was our first weekend in 18 weeks that we didn't have kids and he didn't have to work. We really needed that and I forgot how fun it was to sit in the sun and meet new people. (and to get away from the computer, shipping and packing)
So this is what I got done Friday and today, See, I really do work my butt off!!!! SURE FEELS GREAT TO FEEL GOOD AGAIN!!!! Enjoy the pictures....And coming soon, PICTURE'S OF MY HAIR....IT"S TO MY SHOULDERS!!!! WOW WEE!!! Everyone is so shocked how fast it is growing and I went against what I wanted to do and had to have a hair cut.....THAT MY FRIENDS, IS A COOL THING!!!!

Love ya, Amy
~MY NEW CHECK OUT COUNTER, It was so bad and the drawer was missing, Bob added the wainscoting and I sanded it down to match the chippy worn original paint job, I have no idea what I would do without him, he is a KEEPER, that is for sure~

~CHILD SIZE STEP BACK CUPBOARD that I STARTED TO STRIP and ENDED UP IN A MESS, this was taken before I started UGH!!!!~
~OKAY, I got this cubbie cupboard a few years back, paid around $30 for it and and loved it, I thought I would give it a fresh coat of white paint but when I turned it upside down to put it on the table, I SAW PINK.....WELL, that's all it took for me, it took me over 6 hours to strip and sand it and I sanded so hard I broke the back off. LOL, Bob will put it back together and I will get the FINISHED pictures for you, AND it's the OLD 1930's PINK, ORIGINAL COLOR....Gonna have a hard time selling this one.....

~SEE THAT DARLING PINK PAINT PEEKING THROUGH???? That's it, that's all it took and I was hooked into getting all the other coats of paint off this darling piece~

~ALL THOSE LAYERS OF PAINT, IT'S AMAZING what PINK will DO TO A GIRL, And I am getting even more linens ready for the shop too, of course this is all going to be on the website, I just have to get the shop ready to go by 11am tomorrow when I open~


DID YOU HAVE FUN THESE PAST FEW DAYS???? I KNOW I DID!!!! HOPE YOU DID TOO, LOVE and HUGS TO ALL OF YOU, Amy

8 comments:

rozetta said...

Amy,

I was beginning to wonder about you.
I'm so glad that you've been too busy to blog and that you're enjoying life.

~elaine~

Denise said...

your shop looks great! you have been one busy girl! Can't wait to see your hair!

Marilyn said...

What a Beautiful Post.... I could just move right in to your little shop & set up housekeeping!!
I Love the cabinet you got with all the old pink paint!!
Pink just makes me go a-a-a-a-h-h!
Love,
Marilyn
xxoo

A Sentimental Journey said...

Oh Miss Amy I want it all!! xo P

carole said...

Hi Darlin Amy:
Wow!!! You do know how to make beautiful everything!!!
I am not a pink girl and I love the pink cabinet. You are a keeper too!!!
I am glad you shared with us.
peace & hugs back to ya!!!
carole

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Hi Amy! Glad you had a fun weekend! Love the look of the shop. Those Vict. dolls are amazing. The little cabinets are so special ~ I couldn't sell those if they were mine!! Can't wait to see your HAIR!!!! You go, girl!!

Love you,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Andrea said...

I love, love, love your sweet, vintage, feminine shop! I wish I lived near you. Very pretty.

Many blessings to you.

Andrea

Pear tree cottage! said...

I just love visiting your blog it slows me down and picks me up all at the same time..........is that possible "why yes"

see you again real soon.
Lee-ann