Today I am home sick trying to get some more rest. I say "more" rest because I am 8 weeks pregnant! I have been sleeping 9 hours + a night, but still feel sluggish and drained. I am very blessed not to have morning sickness, thank God. I am looking forward to this next stage of life and can't wait to make new projects for our newborn.
Here are some projects that I have been conquering around the house that I have mentioned in previous posts. I found this incredible beautiful fabric to make pillows and am happy with they way they came out and bring a fresh new color into the living room.
To also bring some more color into the room I sewed these coasters. I was concerned with the fabric absorbing too much water so I made these coasters out of placemats. Placemats already have the extra coating that you need.
I had a bunch of frames that I was ready to get rid of, but came across an idea to match the candle holders with gold accents on my mantel. I painted the frames with gold and filled them with my pictures I took in Japan and placed them in a organized clutter on the wall. I am very happy with the result.
One other facelift I worked with was in our bathroom. To compliment the vintage pin up poster that my husband and I found at the Long Beach Flee Market I chose to paint one wall with matte and gloss stripes to create the effect.
Now that we are expecting a baby we have to start thinking about rearranging furniture and ideas for the baby room. One of my ideas is to refurnish a lot of the furniture that we have in order to save money and have creative pieces. I found this beautiful chair at the Long Beach Flee Market last weekend to use as my desk chair. I can not wait to repaint and reupholster it. Finished pictures to come..
I am also still working on refacing my blog, please be patient with me. Have a great weekend!