"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
who are willing to work and give to those who would not."
--Thomas Jefferson

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

You want a little teaser?

Of course you do! I figured since this makeover is taking longer than expected due to the fact that I keep wanting to move things and add things and make things and fix things and paint things and all that fun stuff, I better give you a little sneak peek.
You've already seen my lamp makeover here
And my bar stool makeover here.
Now I will give you a little glimpse of something I did in my kitchen. It's going to give away the fact that we did repaint the kitchen but it's just a small portion. But it's a fun portion due to what I did. I personally really like it. (Of course if I didn't I probably wouldn't have done it.)
What do you think?
Before....
....After!
You may have to click on the picture to see it better.

Having looked at the things I made over, you know, the lamp and the stools, do you see a theme here? It's all actually coming along really well and I'm so happy with the transformation. My handy husband had to get in the attic to move the phone line so that I could move the computer on the other side of the room. He's so handy and without him I couldn't have done most of this makeover. I love you honey!!

Oh and he's so jealous of my eyeballing abilities. He said if he would have been doing the lettering he would have been there all day with his level and measuring tape LOL. I've always eyeballed everything and I don't think it came out to bad. What do you think? I know most of you probably wouldn't have done that in your kitchen but what can I say, I'm a goof ball! LOL!


Oh and don't forget when it's all said and done, I'm having a giveaway so keep your eye out. It's not to far away!!

Happy Caffeinated Hugs to You!

20 comments:

  1. Of course it is GREAT! I love that commercial....."I'm just a goof, looking for my ball."!!!!

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  2. You did an amazing job "eyeballing" it. I thought you used a stencil or a transfer. It is so fun!

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  3. That looks GREAT.

    I can't wait to see the end result.

    I too eyeball everything but my hubs and get in more arguments about it than anything..:)

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  4. A goofball who's not only ready for coffee and chocolate, but Christmas as well...Yikes, 93 days!

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  5. A goofball who's always ready for coffee, chocolate and Christmas! Yikes, 93 DAYS!

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  6. I LOVE IT!! :D It looks great! Can't wait to see the end either. :D

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  7. I'm jealouse of your freehand skills my best friend! :) I love the sneak peek, even though I got to see the whole sha-bang in person, LOL - the change is fantastic and cozy and warm and inviting. :)

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  8. Oh Kim!!! This is awesome!!! You did an excellent job and I cannot wait to see the rest!!!

    You have really inspired me and I did a mini makeover in my bedroom but nothing really to blog about LOL
    But I love it just the same :) So.....Thanks!

    Have a blessed wonderful coffee chocolate dreamy day

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  9. I.LOVE.IT!!!! That is fabulous my friend!! I can't wait to see the whole thing! And you have some crazy amazing eyeballing skills!

    Big you-love-coffee-no-chocolate-no-coffee-no-chocolate-no-both-so-you-out-them-together hugs to you! :)

    Have a wonderful day!

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  10. Good job! It looks fabulous. I'm looking forward to Saturday!!
    #1 fan Kathleen =P

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  11. That's great what you did to the kitchen! It's really a unique idea. I bet you're gonna have people contacting you to tell you that they been inspired to do their kitchen in a similar way!



    smooches,
    Larie

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  12. Kim,

    Chocolate color? I love that coffee dreams of chocolate. That is just how I love my coffee!

    Love and Hugs ~ Kat

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  13. Ok seriously sitting here at my computer I let out a little "oh!" when I saw the transformation. Kim you eyeballed that! It is so great. How awesome to have something so YOU in the kitchen! I just love it!

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  14. I love it, honey! It's awesome and I am so an eyeballer! Love and miss ya (and I feel like caca)...thanks for your prayers.

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  15. DAWG! You free-handed that?! Come up here and do mine! Oh, yeah, I'd do that in my kitchen. 8-]
    Hey, you could've at least saved the vines for me, LOL!

    Love ya loads, handy-mandy!
    Have a JESUS-filled day! ^i^

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  16. High-five there, girl! You did GREAT!

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  17. Hi Kim, I just want to say that I am here again and reading your post. :)

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  18. Awwwww....I love the color and the chocolate...is all you, girlfriend! LOL!

    ((hugs))

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