Photobucket     Photobucket        

Monday, May 23, 2011

Busy Weekend

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! First, I want to thank you for your nice comments on the granite! Glad you like it!! Some of you have this same granite, so I was glad to know that you are pleased with it! I'm looking forward to next Tuesday!!






Well, my weekend was pretty busy...As you can see by Chase's room (that I can't believe I'm showing you...lol) it was time to clean out! On Thursday night I was putting something in his closet when things started to just fall out! Do you ever get to where you just can't stand it anymore? Well, that's what happened...I just started throwing everything out of the closet and drawers into the middle of the floor and on his bed. It was overwhelming as you can see! We had planned on going through it right away, but I just didn't know where to start so I just shut the door for a few days. Funny thing...I let him have friends over and they were hiding in the stuff and I had no idea where they were! It was THAT BAD! lol...






Chase and I finally went through everything yesterday...whew! It felt really good to get rid of things and organize what he wanted to keep. He can actually fit his shoes in the closet now!
This shelf was a mess, so I straighten it up and put all the trophies together at the top. Much better...Now that everything is organized we can start redecorating. I'm going to put the bed on Craig's list soon along with the small computer desk.


You might remember I said we were going to do a music theme. Well, one of my bloggy friends sent me this picture. Look at that record headboard! I love it...I think I can make that.....hmmmm. It's a possibility.


I also worked in the yard and planted more flowers. I will show you the patios again soon. I'm waiting on some more pillows and a cushion that is being made.




Hubby decided he didn't want to do any work and decided to go fishing...lol. He was so proud of those bass! Yes, hubby they are big, but I don't know if I would say HUGE! lol...they were good though!

Have a great day!!







10 comments:

Liz said...

You did a great job on Chase's room. You seem to be such a great organizer. I like the record head board, super cute idea! =)

Did you enjoy the Bass for dinner? Thanks for sharing! XOXO ~Liz

Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

The room looks great! My husband would totally agree with you hubby about the bass!!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Chase's room looks fabulous. I think you both did a wonderful job. Can't wait to see the kitchen. You hubby did good, glad the fish was good. Hugs, Marty

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I went back and looked at your granite, it is beautiful. Mine isn't the same, but I have been thrilled since getting ours a month or so ago. I wish I'd done it sooner. I posted our new backsplash today.

That really is a room transformation. For a while when my kids were home, I just gave up. I'm such a neat freak that I was driving myself crazy and just kept their doors closed and cleaned things about every 3 or 4 months. I don't miss those days!

Denise said...

Oh I bet those fish tasted yummy :) They would have gone lovely with my salad from the garden!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

you have been busy...love that headboard....

Farica said...

You have made me feel soooo much better! My two little boys, well....their room looks JUST like the before picture right now!! I am not kidding! I started to clean it up yesterday but thought, well, next weekend is a long weekend. So, I'll just leave it for a few days and do a really great job over the weekend! Thanks for making me feel better! Funny how it's like shoveling snow cleaning up after kiddos! Can't wait to see the new granite!!!

Kate said...

My closet used to be no different than Chase but that's not the case any more.Its some what organized now.
Fishing sounds exciting,yes those fish are big!
Chase should take the below fun quiz!
Are You a Clothes Clutterbug?
What does your wardrobe look like? Cluttered or well-organized?
http://www.3smartcubes.com/pages/tests/clothes_clutterbug/clothes_clutterbug_instructions.asp

Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

I am so green with envy right now!! (but in a good way) I know how excited you must be about your granite counter tops!!! They have been on my wish list since we built our home. It is going to make you feel like you bought a whole new house!!!

I love the record bed idea. Very cool!! I can't wait to see how Chases's room comes out. Glad you had a lovely weekend.

Linda said...

Oh I know...it always looks like a tornado has hit, when people clean out closets!!! But yes, it feels so good to be organized.

Good job!

Linda

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My Photo
I'm a 40yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 19 years to a wonderful man, Kevin. We have one son together named Chase who is 14. We live in a small town in Arkansas and have a dog named Sassy, a cat named Coco and now a chinchilla, Tiki. My husband is a Database Administrator and I have my own business called Kristen's Creations where I make and sell a variety of crafts. I worked in a shop as a floral designer for 15 yrs. until it closed. My former boss decided to retire and lease out her building. I enjoy crafting, decorating, and hanging out with my family. E-mail me at Kristenscreations@hotmail.com

To subscribe through email, add your email address below.

You are welcome to pin anything from my blog

Follow Me on Pinterest

Total Pageviews



The tip junkie featured my snowman mesh wreath!

homemade crafts

Popular Posts

BlogCatalog

Decorating Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

Sassy Girl

Sassy Girl

Cock a doodle doo!!

Cock a doodle doo!!

Wish we were here!

Wish we were here!

blog ranking

Lifestyle Blogs - Blog Rankings

Blog List

  • More on this later............ Kelly
    3 hours ago
  • It’s Friday!! Welcome back to the … We’ve combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil’ Luna, Somewhat Simple, Tatertots & Jello and Today’s Creat...
    6 hours ago
  • I love glitz and glitter and anything that shines, so I really can't limit myself to just gold or silver. I love them both. I especially love them mixed ...
    7 hours ago
  • [image: image] And today, we have a new decorating question!! Dear Miss Cote de Texas: We built our dream home a little over a year ago on Cle...
    8 hours ago
  • [image: Sears Modern Homes Catalog]It’s the year 1930 and Ethel is sitting at the kitchen table of her best friend, Lucy. It’s their morning ritual, they a...
    12 hours ago
  • Hello and happy Halloween! I hope your forecast is better than ours! We’ll be heading out after school to get the kiddo some new long underwear for this ...
    13 hours ago
  • Coffee and sunshine are best friends. Don't you agree? [image: photo signature_zps30d572ae.png]
    15 hours ago
  • Happy Halloween everyone!! To celebrate, I thought we’d feature this fabulous Bewitching Halloween Party by Paula at Frog Prince Paperie! This party has ...
    17 hours ago
  • Good morning friends... I know I haven't been around much lately but I've been busy busy with family life all good stuff that I wouldn't want to miss for th...
    17 hours ago
  • Hello Savvy Southern Stylers! I am Kristen from the blog, Ella Claire and I am excited to share a little glimpse of one of my favorite rooms with you toda...
    18 hours ago
  • [image: house-front_thumb.jpg] As I’ve mentioned a few times, my friend, Ruby, is building a Craftsman style lake house at Lake Alatoona here in North Atla...
    20 hours ago
  • *Happy All Hallows Eve!* *After (almost) two very long months we are officially moving into Storybook Cottage today. Yipeeee!* *I recently came across a...
    20 hours ago
  • *Every year I get the comments that * *I am the* *Queen of Halloween.* *Well, this year, I felt like one.* *I have never had so many fun costumes* *and ...
    23 hours ago
  • [image: Outdoor Fall Harvest Party Ideas With a Classic Americana Style] Home Depot Whether you are finishing your Fall décor, or just beginning, you are sur...
    1 day ago
  • ...and ..CANDY!! I LOVE HALLOWEEN! I LOVE AUTUMN AND I LOVE THE DECOR... I have no clue where or when I found this cake, but it was unusual so I clicked...
    1 day ago
  • Welcome to the 5th edition of 31 Days of All Things Home Frugal Friday (how's that for a mouthful?) For today's Frugal Round-up, I'm sharing this great DI...
    1 day ago
  • [image: FFFbutton] So, there was a bit of a misunderstanding last week when I had Jessica from Dear Emmeline as a guest picker for me. The post went live...
    1 day ago
  • I can’t find my two sweet faced children anywhere, a zombie 49er and a werewolf have replaced them and now they’re growling and demanding sugar. #saveme ...
    1 day ago
  • Last weekend I drove up to Juliette, Georgia...this is the town where the movie "Fried Green Tomatoes" was filmed. They were having a Green Tomato Festiva...
    1 day ago
  • Welcome to the 6th Annual Foodie Friday Halloween Party. Halloween is a fun-loving kick off to the longer holiday season, a chance to indulge our inner ...
    1 day ago
  • I am fine. They took me off chemo and I am enjoying Fall at our cabin. Be back soon! Joyfully, Ceekay
    1 day ago
  • [image: CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Thanksgiving Tablescape Inspiration]Are you like me and already thinking ahead about Thanksgiving? It’s my favorite h...
    1 day ago
  • *Hey Someday Crafters! For some reason Whatever Goes Wednesday didn't publish yesterday, so it's going to be on Thursday this week. I hope you'll still com...
    1 day ago
  • It is Halloween Eve and time for a new table. I had alot of fun putting this one together. The cauldron is brewing up a delicious potion so let's have a se...
    1 day ago
  • Thanks so much for giving your input on my shutter dilemma! I’m sure you are all just hanging on the edge of your seats to see which option was decided...
    1 day ago
  • The alarm blares and my eyes struggle to open. Immediately my mind is flooded with thoughts about the day ahead. Will there be enough time to get it all ...
    1 day ago
  • I bet you were beginning to think our new home only has a few rooms since I haven't shared many pictures yet. Admittedly, I have been hesitant to post pi...
    2 days ago
  • Tis the season for knit scarves and we love this Anthropologie inspired Knit Infinity Scarf!! It's on a flash site today called Jane.com for an AMAZING L...
    2 days ago
  • [image: Family Room Makeover Part 2: Framing Out the Fireplace] So yesterday I left you with some Billy Bookcases from IKEA built, and secured to the wal...
    2 days ago
  • [image: Football Halloween Treat Bag] Sherman delivered doggie treats to some of his friends in the neighborhood last Saturday. It was fun to take him out...
    2 days ago
  • Greetings from On-My-Way-To-Getting-Healthier Land! (and happier, too) I wanted to pop in and give y’all a little update on what is happening here at T...
    3 days ago
  • *Hey! If you missed my post yesterday, I shared my front fall living room. Today, I want to share my fall hutch. * *Here is a full view of the hutch.* * ...
    3 days ago
  • The world looks fabulous this time of year with all of it's beautiful Fall foliage. With it being the end of October it's time to think about guests coming...
    4 days ago
  • Happy Show & Tell Saturday! It is confession time! Two of my four kids still don't even have Halloween costumes. I guess you know what we will be doing t...
    6 days ago
  • via Jessica Quirk If you are anything like me you are always on the quest for not only cute, but comfortable shoes, or in this case some winter booti...
    1 week ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones! I've done a little decorating in the entry and wanted to show it to you. My little table fits just perfectly here. This entry is so small ...
    1 week ago
  • Sometimes you just have to take a breather. I'm kinda like my house in some ways. I feel better when I open my windows and let some fresh air in. After ...
    1 week ago
  • Whoa! It’s been a busy week around these parts. Parent teacher conferences have monopolized the week (the kids and mine), so I haven’t had time to check in...
    2 weeks ago
  • Greetings, friends! So, here we are in the kitchen right before we moved in ... beautiful wood floors, pretty birch cabinets and tile backsplash. And, ...
    2 weeks ago
  • Hi there, As promised, here's a little update of what's been happening at Casa Schulz! I did actually start a post someime last week (or it might have been...
    4 weeks ago
  • Hey guys..Tootsie Here....Frustrated beyond words. Remember last year when I got locked out of here and it was right off the internet for the whole month?...
    2 months ago
  • I have been keeping a secret for a few months... and it has been hard not to give it away! Thank goodness I can finally tell you today!!! After 4 1/2 y...
    3 months ago
  • I can’t believe that it has been almost two months since my last blog post. Where has the time gone? Hopefully, I will get back on track and start sh...
    3 months ago
  • Balsamic Roasted Turnips with Thyme - ButterYum
    4 months ago
  • Hello Lovlies, You are cordially invited to join me at my new blog, Larkspur Interiors. WHEN: Now! WHERE: www.larkspurinteriors.com R.S.V.P.: Not necessa...
    7 months ago
  • Hey there everyone!! THANK YOU so much to everyone who responded to me after my post this weekend! Meant so much! But I wanted to do a 2nd little post t...
    9 months ago
  • *ALAT PEMBESAR PENIS* - Adalah Salah satu Penemuan spektakuler abad ini untuk terapi pembesaran penis tercepat, sudah banyak di buktikan oleh hampir 98% pr...
    9 months ago
  • On the twelve days of Christmas, My true Love gave to me..... *December 14, 2009* Dearest Dave, I went to the door today, and the post man delivered a par...
    10 months ago
  • *Hello!!!! Thank you for visiting!!! BPB has NEW PRETTY home! Click the link below my photo and you will be redirected to the new si...
    11 months ago
  • I've been busy creating very special MiMi Turkey tops for little girls - I decided that I wanted to create a Grandmother Turkey that is gray - so I could ...
    1 year ago
  • It's Friday once again. Can you believe it? And it's time for another great house tour. Today we're snooping around Jenna's home at Rain On A Tin Roof. ...
    1 year ago
  • *A day filled with frustration, a scary day beyond belief.* *No way I can possibly answer each one of you but your words and prayers have literally kept us...
    1 year ago
  • I’ll be honest…it wasn’t intentional, but it WAS fantastic. Am I done for good? I don’t know, but I suspect I am. In the mean time, I’ll be busy doing this...
    1 year ago
  • Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Oscar Pick": *Why make fun of someone you do not even know. It is sad when you try so hard to be someone you...
    1 year ago
  • *This blog has been so neglected this year for many reasons, but mainly because LIFE JUST HAPPENS....I am sorry I did not fill it with more tree pictures. ...
    1 year ago
  • I have a secret....... And it's a dirty little one..... I have been living in shame for some time with something I dared not mention... For fear of being...
    1 year ago
  • The Finished Product Well, it's been awhile since I've been on here. Don't know why, just busy I guess. I went back to work full time so that doesn't lea...
    1 year ago
  • * * Hello my friends...I hope you're having a fabulous day! * Ohhh boy...I am having sooo much fun revisiting a few of my past autumn posts. I really do lov...
    2 years ago
  • Projects, projects, do they ever end? lol There is always something to add to the list, isn't there? I had wanted to add bead board to the ends of our ...
    2 years ago
  • Are you looking for a festive adult beverage to serve your guests for the 4th of July? [image: DSCN4230_281] This one will get some ohhhs and ahhhs and it...
    2 years ago
  • Seems I have the hardest time getting this house all decorated the way I want….or do I….sometimes I just really feel CONTENT and really don’t feel the ne...
    2 years ago
  • Wow, how time flies?!?! This time of year is busy for everyone, that I know, but this year has been an even more busy and hectic (and let’s add “flat ou...
    2 years ago
  • [image: DSC00081] [image: DSC00082] [image: DSC00083] I found the antique book at one of my favorite stores in McKinney, Texas called SMITTEN! I have...
    3 years ago
  • Why does the confining upgrade grade the disorder?
    3 years ago

Designed By: