One Room Challenge: Week 5

To be completely honest, I’ve been procrastinating a bit on this week’s post.  A lot has been accomplished in a short amount of time but in my mind, at least, pictures don’t show very well all that has happened.  I spent most of the morning doing random tidying throughout the room, which is a sure sign that I’m putting something off.
But here we are in Week 5, which has presented a few challenges for me; the main two are the weather (it has been rainy and humid and therefore, not ideal for painting), and the fact that we headed out of town for a fun weekend with my brother and sister-in-law. 

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One Room Challenge: Week 4

Hello there!  It’s Week 4 of the One Room Challenge!  How did that happen?  A lot’s been going on around here in the past week, and it’s starting to look like an office/sewing room in here instead of a junk room that we pretend doesn’t exist!
If this is your first time reading, thanks for stopping by!  I’m participating in the six-week long One Room Challenge sponsored by Calling it Home.  To see what I’ve been up to in previous weeks, click here.  To see what the other 150+ participats are up to this week, click here.

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One Room Challenge: Week 3

Well, I’m a day late and a dollar short on posting this week’s update, but I figured it’d be better to wait a day and have a quality post rather than rush to complete it last night and wind up posting a less-than-my-best post.  Week 3 of the One Room Challenge has come and gone, and it was a busy one!  In addition to making headway in the office space, I baked a large quantity of red velvet cupcakes from scratch for a fiftieth birthday party, baked and decorated a cute fire truck cake for (and attended!) a two-year old boy’s birthday party, and made a pretty awesome late birthday gift for his big sister, which I plan to share on the blog next week. 

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One Room Challenge: Week 2

Wow! This week has really flown by!  It’s been an incredibly busy week, and I’ve only had 12-14 hours of time to devote to Week 2 of the One Room Challenge and the office/craft room in the past 7 days.  

Almost two hundred other bloggers and I are in Week 2 of the six-week One Room Challenge, and lots of progress is being made by many!  You can visit Calling it Home to see what the others are up to.  For me, Week 2 was a bit challenging as a result of a very condensed amount of time being available to work, but some changes were made nonetheless. 

Thread Spool Dry Erase Board


The Mister got me this dry erase board for Christmas, and it was just a bit plain. I had the perfect place to hang it right between my giant bulletin/magnet board and the door to my sewing room, but I wanted to jazz it up a bit first. I thought of one of the first things I pinned on Pinterest when I joined it a couple of years ago and decided to do something similar.  So I pulled out some spools that were leftover from various other projects and got to work. 

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Button Clock

 You know the saying – ‘time flies when you’re having fun’.  For me, that’s especially true when I’m working in my Yellow Room (the extremely creative name I came up with for my sewing room – because the walls are yellow).  As soon as I get started on something in there, an hour immediately passes. Then I look at the time again and another 30 minutes have passed. 

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