Saturday, September 6, 2014

Ready to make a few changes in my home

Before we left to come to Iowa to be with Pappy, we had just gotten home from vacation. We were home for about 9 days before we got the call that my father-in-law was very ill and we needed to come "home".

I was in the midst of doing my fall cleaning, taking curtains down to wash, FINALLY getting windows washed and getting a few things ready to put on a garage sale that my daughter was going to have. 

I was in the middle of shopping for fabric to make a new bedspread for the master bedroom, and got as far as ordering some color samples of fabric that I thought would be perfect. And when I took the curtains down in my husband's office, I decided that they were not going back up. When I did our whole house makeover a few years ago, I only got as far as painting that room. I am anxious to finish it by replacing the curtains and painting a few pieces of furniture in there.

I also want to replace the master bath shower curtain & window curtains, and will no doubt make those too, maybe from the same fabric I use to make the bedding, not so sure yet. 

I guess I came home from vacation all charged up and ready to get to work. I was so anxious to get started, I love that feeling I have when I'm motivated to make changes! I certainly hope that I still have the motivation that I had before all of our tragedies happened.   
 

 


2 comments:

  1. Perhaps it will be a welcomed distraction. Sometimes, it's good to have something to focus on when your heart is heavy. xo

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    1. You are so right Kim, after all of the losses that we have had in the last two weeks, it's going to be a welcomed relief to have things to keep me busy.

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