I love looking back on the past year and being reminded of what I accomplished during the past 12 months. Getting back most of the feeling and function in my right leg was a big help in getting projects done. Yay for physical therapy!
Right after Christmas last year, I started working on the guest room on the 3rd floor our our home. This bedroom with a sitting area and 3 piece bathroom is perfect for guests. I was able to finish the room inexpensively by using things I already owned. I only spent money on paint and a new set of sheets.
I finally made use of the goat and chicken feed bags that had been accumulating in our barn. I turned a few of them into grocery sacks. I’m still making them and selling them in my Etsy shop, but they quickly sell out and I’ve had a lot of local customers buying them. I hope to add a few more into the shop soon.
I was thrilled to figure out how to temporarily hang my lanterns from my mantle without using nails and/or screws. I found some purse hooks at the dollar store and after a quick spray paint finish, held the lanterns perfectly.
A trash-to-treasure project provided 4 nice chairs and 2 bar stools for my daughter.
After searching for weeks for the perfect bedside table for my bedroom, I found one in my garage (who knew). After refinishing it, it’s just the right touch.
Six months after starting this project, I finally finished the new comfy window seat cushions. I made slipcovers for the cushions with my old curtains. I felt like Maria in The Sound Of Music.
Hubs and I worked together to design the floating barn wood shelves that I asked for as a Christmas gift.