Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Guest room favorites

Hi friends, Sorry I've been away for a few days. A lot has been going in my life. I am currently taking an online course for Medical Transcription. It is requiring a lot of time and energies. So much to learn. My "playing" is limited it seems. I really think I will enjoy it once I really get it down. My "learner" is a bit out of practice, ha. I took these pics the other day, when I was playing with my camera. Oh, and I also DROPPED my camera from a step ladder I was trying to go up! Haven't taken it in yet, but it seems to be working, I am just not able to "see" if I am focusing. Not sure what can be done, but needless to say, I am very upset with myself! This picture is of an old dresser we have in the guest room, I refinished it many years ago and bought it at a garage sale for $25.00. The lady told me it came to the state on a covered wagon. It is really pretty. The mirror was missing, and I never replaced it, so I have just hung prints and mottos inside the frame. I rather like it this way. I really love the old "cottage" prints with the thatched roofs.

This little wall cabinet sits on top of a chest, I purchased it at Hobby Lobby, but it has a very old look. It is sitting on top of a chest of drawers, also from a garage sale. I faux finished the top to look like marble as the veneer on top was ruined. This is a great way to salvage a piece like this.

This mirror came from Hobby Lobby and is hanging in the guest bathroom. I love the black color. We put black and white checkerboard tiles in this room. I like the way it turned out. We put a sink top on an old buffet to use it this room. Sorry no picture of it. Maybe later.
Looks like summer is nearly over and time for all our granddaughters to head back to school, I didn't have the quality time I usually have with them this summer because of my schooling. They are all growing up so fast, and our youngest son and daughter-in-love are in the process of moving 3 states away!! I am really bummed about that! But these days they must go where the job takes them. Hope you are all having a good week and enjoying the remaining days of summer. I send you all blessings, Linda


  1. Good luck with the schooling course. Such lovely pretties ... TTFN ~ Marydon

  2. Love that dresser without the mirror...such a cute and creative way to decorate!
    I also loved your studio...inspiring!