Monday, April 27, 2009

Our Last Remodel!!!

Ronnie and I finally finished the "complete" remodel of our home in Levelland!
Our atrium/entry way has been an awkward room from day one. I never knew what to do with it. It houses my hutch because my dining room is being used as the play room.
This winter I put all my plants in there, so Drew renamed the room the "jungle"! Ha!
I decided I wanted to turn the atrium into a sun room/sitting room and....
I think I have gone in to admire it a dozen times tonight =)
For $125 we redid the entire room (that includes: paint, decorations, etc.) Not bad, eh?
I can't wait to get up in the morning, open the front door, sit in my comfy rocker, drink my coffee, breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy my quiet time in the new sitting room!
Green - Before
Red - After
Saturday Ronnie sanded and prepped the white trim to be painted. He finally finished around 10 and called it a day. We were both exhausted, but I went to bed before he did. When I woke-up Sunday morning he had painted the entire room red to surprise me...I think he said he stayed up until 3:00 a.m. I love that man!!! =)
My new sittin' and ponderin' spot!

Looking into the kitchen from the sitting room!
This is a picture looking outside above the front door. I had these tiles in storage from an Emmaus Walk last September...I am so glad I finally found a place for them!!! Royce (our talented neighbor) made this rocker for me when I had Kade. Isn't it beautiful? I decided I wanted to get more use out of it by putting it in my new room!
The chair after Ronnie recovered it!
Up close picture of the fabric!

This stand was 35% off at Hobby Lobby. I think I paid $25 for it! The mirrors on the wall are from Wal-Mart...I originally had 4, but the boys "crashed" the wall and knocked one down. (You can't have anything nice with two little boys in the house...and I wouldn't have it any other way=) Anyhow... I have had them in the closet for two years now!!! Glad I can finally use the three of them!!!
I got the door decoration at Mardel's on Friday. It was 35% off 45.00!!! Not bad, huh???
Most of these plants were in the atrium before I moved them outside. I bought the Moss Rose to go in the plant stand; Drew picked out the purple Petunias for the big planter!!!

My new was on sale for 10.00 at Hobby Lobby (over 50% off)

We planted this Crete Mertel last Wednesday...I can't wait for it to bloom!


Belinda said...

So cute Dawn.......I am about to do the same. I really don't like to paint but who else is going to do it right? You house looks great.

The Mellberg Family said...

You guys do good work. It looks really good.

Haylee Potter said...

You can just come on over to my house now that you are all done... I have plenty of projects to get done!!! We just did a major overhaul of our front yard this weekend... pictures to come soon, but aren't quite done. On to finishing sorting through all of our garage sale/storage junk, planting a veggie garden, and sanding down & staining a bedroom suit!!! Where will I ever find the time....all I can say is ~ Thank God for great hubbies!!!

Belinda said...

Hey thanks for the comemnt today & telling me about your friend in Memphis. I stepped out on a limb today and left her a comment and maybe we can meet, I so want to meet you too. I am excited lets make that happen .

Belinda said...

I don't have your email or I would email you for the info. Which church Memphis or Childress and what time?

Montie said...

The room looks great!!! I love the pic of Kade with the undies on head. He is my kind of kid. He is such a cutie. The rocking chair is very nice. He does good work. Love you, T

jerriann said...

Oh. My. Goodness! What a sweet man you have. It looks fabulous. Seriously. I am impressed, very.

Ya'll do do good work. Come by my place and we'll do some good work together, k? Or maybe just eat dinner (ha)

Love ya, ttyl

a cowgirl at heart said...

WOW! It all looks AWESOME! Can you come over sometime this summer and help me with my yard? LOL! I gave Belinda your email. Sometime when you guys are in town, we all should go to dinner or lunch or something. She's so sweet!


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