It's true -
If I worked every day like I do when I am getting ready for a trip
or for company coming
I could get a ton of stuff done.
So getting ready for both of those events
really got me in gear on a project.
There was a room upstairs that was full of building supplies
so I moved them out, patched the cracked plaster,
painted the walls, oiled the wood floors,
and wished for those DIY folks to show up and help me.
Then I rounded up some old furniture and worked it over.
Old Gert's iron bed
(as in "did old Gert leave any of her homemade chokecherry wine
in the rhut cellar?")
got a new coat of metallic gold spray paint.
The dresser I bought for $15 was too low to use as a dresser,
so I re-purposed it into night tables.
The art deco brass drawer pulls were the best thing about the dresser.
Off-white spray paint covered a lot of ugly on this chest of drawers.
After about 2 weeks,
it all came together
with the help of a few rummage sale and thrift store finds
I'd been collecting for this project.
It was truly
a Design on a Dime room
fit for a Princess!