Friday, October 21, 2011

Incorporating a Window into a Headboard

I needed to incorporate this window 
into some sort of headboard for the bed.  
I hated the way a regular headboard blocked the window. 
We like to open and close it without getting out of bed.

I found these two side panel doors in a catalog.  
They were the perfect size. 
I had been looking for vintage doors 
for several no avail.  
I loved the distressed look and the wrought iron element
The wallpaper is a soft but intricate pattern 
that somewhat mimics the bedding.  
The rest of the room is cream, 
including the ceiling so the entire focus is on this wall.
I painted all of the molding and doors in the room the soft blue green color taken from the wallpaper and bedding.
My Dad made the candle stand for me many years ago. 
I had seen it in a magazine and couldn't afford it....
so he made me one. 
He is a man of many talents 
and can still run rings around me at 82.
 Here he is with my sons....Love You Dad
I pulled in other wrought iron elements.  
This piece was found at a yard sale about 5 years ago.  
It had been waiting for just the right home.
The room is serene and cozy....
I'm quite happy with how it turned out.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Ideas For a "Positively Pink" 1st Birthday Party

My Granddaughter's 1st Birthday Party was a Huge Hit!
Her Mom, Nicole, worked overtime to make it perfect.
I was super impressed with her efforts....take a peek.....
The color-coordinated candy, cakes and cookies
were creative, inspiring and endless....

The Display was just as beautiful.

Even her diaper was a thing of beauty!
Nicole didn't miss a trick.....planned out to the smallest details.
Happy 1st Birthday to my Beautiful Kylee
I love you and miss you,  Grandma