Friday, August 31, 2007

Time to think about Halloween!?

Steve just called...we closed on the house this afternoon...tomorrow we'll walk through and fill a notebook with our Must do, Should do, Nice to do lists!

While Hobby Lobby and other craft stores are pulling out all the stops already for Christmas, I'm beginning work on my Halloween whimsys.

Finished this one today and posted on e-bay....Yay, a bid already and there are six days left!

My sister has asked for a Halloween paper bag album for her birthday.... we're all turning into fans of that silly holiday!

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Acquisitions for the house remodel? Extreme Recycling

My new junking friend Amy GAVE me (we pulled it out of her trash bucket -- convinced that the Williamson County sanitation department now loves us) this fantastic cast iron sink!
I picked up this terrific dresser for $10.00 -- the drawers were trashed, but the lines are too cute -- should make a great sink cabinet for the laundry area in the Elizabeth house rebuild?
I'm excited to start the new project...plenty of before pictures...looking forward to posting after pictures in a few weeks/months!

Monday, August 20, 2007

Getting excited about our next project...a FLIP!

The only T.V. I watch is Boston Legal and most anything on HGTV and TLC that is related to home building, home decorating or creating things for your home. How lucky am I that my husband is a builder and that our next project is restoration/remodel of a fun house in SoCo -- that's South Austin, Texas, zip 78704!

A super hip neighborhood, we strolled there this past Saturday and enjoyed all of the super yard art and eclectic gardens at the homes surrounding our new place -- well, we close on August 31st. This is the starting point...

This is the realtors blurb: "Great find on a tree lined street minutes to downtown. 1284 sqft, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, large basement could be 3rd bedroom/bonus room. Rear garage could be more space too..."

Sqft 1284* /Const Concrete Block / YrBlt 1940