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September 17, 2014

gathering inspiration

It has been such a lazy week for me so far, what about you?  I know I should be moving full steam ahead with the last couple of projects on my revamp list but my energy level has really been zapped.


I did manage to gather together the last of the misplaced odds and ends that didn't find a place in the kitchen or dining room revamps.  Those things that I wasn't ready to part with knowing I would find a place for them sooner or later.

It's amazing what a pretty mix of color and pattern they make just grouped together like this.  They have become my inspiration palette for the living room spruce up.

I bought a few cans of spray paint to freshen up some frames and will be purchasing three new shades for the windows this weekend so I am making a little progress.  I also painted a desk I found for $4.00 at Goodwill.


Today I'm off to Hobby Lobby again with my sister in law in search of a knob for the thrift store desk and a yard of fabric for a new bathroom curtain, then it's off to lunch at Islands.  Wish me luck that I only walk out of there with what I went in for.

Happy Wednesday!

xo, Patty

9 comments:

  1. Ha, good luck! I know you'll have fun looking. I love your colorful style Patty, it's so happy and warm!

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  2. That is just a darling combination! I LOVE that polka-dot teapot. I wouldn't be able to part with those cute things either, Patty. xo Diana

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  3. I do wish you luck, Patty. It's so frustrating to have something set in your mind and not be able to find it!
    Have a fun day-Kimberly

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  4. I found what I was looking for and only one thing more. Not bad for me...lol

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  5. This weather has me feeling very lazy too. I have no energy in this heat!! It is supposed to break tomorrow thankfully!
    Wow, I can't wait to see the desk you got!
    xo Kris

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  6. Patty,
    Love the cheerfulness of your color palette, dear friend!!!
    Like you, I, too, am often "in search" of unique drawer knobs and pulls!!!
    Will power, dear one, will power!!!
    I know, it doesn't work for me, either!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  7. I think I found the perfect knob but I won't know until I put it altogether. I'm not one hundred percent sold on the fabric for the curtains so they are in limbo.

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  8. hmm.. Nice... I love the teapot... "I'm a little teapot, short and stout... ".. :)

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  9. Your dishes are so lovely! Very cheerful.
    I see you found what you were looking for-- have fun playing around with all your projects.
    Polka dots are for smiling. :)

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