Saturday, December 31, 2011

favorite projects of 2011

this past year was a very fun one for me....but it didn't start out that way....
when i lost my job one week before christmas in 2010, i was angry and scared.  
then i was just angry.
but i used the experience to do some of the things i never had before.
i was able to do way more than i ever had been able to do in the past when i had a full time job....
i feel lucky that i had the opportunity to experience being a full time mama...
having more time for my photography
doing things i never thought i would ever do, like making a quilt,
and for all of the fun furniture thrifting and refurbishing.  
i also had time to spend redecorating some of the rooms in my house. 
and i am proud that i was able to do most of them for pennies on the dollar.
here are my top ten favorite projects of 2011:

























 and my favorite (and most popular) post of 2011
1.  the laundry room redo


i have also had the opportunity this year to experience washington dc with my son on his 8th grade class trip and go to every one of his baseball and football games.  thankfully i was also able to get him to  his practices all spring, summer and fall long with their crazy schedules and times....

i want to wish everyone a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year.....
see you in 2012.....
xoxo

10 comments:

Galexi Cupcakes said...

Happy New Year!! Love, love, love the kitchen!! xoxo Jackie

Musings Of A Gem said...

You have accomplished so many great things!! Happy New Year!

Gemma xx

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Well this was great seeing it all in one post, many I missed...but not your fab kitchen makeover!! That was a fantastic accomplishments. Good for you for turning lemons into lemonade when you lost your job!

Georgianna said...

Gosh, I'd be satisfied if I did ONE of these projects in a year. Congratulations! So impressive. Wishing you and your family a very happy and successful New Year, Cindy!

Crystal @ Ordinary Days said...

What great projects! I LOVE the bench!! :)

Eclectically Vintage said...

I'm exhausted just reading this - you go with your DIY self!!
Kelly

Its So Very Cheri said...

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Pierre BOYER said...

Great work !
Best regards from France,

Pierre.

Anonymous said...

What is the name of the paint ? I love this color!!

Lisa said...

Not working gives you the opportunity to reconnect with the things you love to do it. Enjoy your life.

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