Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Blue Chairs

Well I have been missing in action, not really just have not blogged in almost a month. I actually think I have been in a creative rut, well really a rut period. . .not sure if it was creative or not! Anyway I have had alot on my mind. I have been thinking alot lately, well my husband tells me I actually have to much time to think. I have always been a thinker, or I like to say a dreamer. Anyway, I had posted earlier that I wanted this blog to become a little more personal. So, I should tell you what I have been trying to figure out. I think I mentioned I was trying to get into nursing school...well I got in, and I got out. After months of deliberation, I just felt that it wasn't what I really wanted to do. I think I would be really good at most aspects of nursing. . .its just that it is not my dream. It was a way to make good money, and then I would probaly get to pursue my dream...which to remind you, is to open my own painted furniture store. I do have a step in that direction, a little booth I rent in my hometown. I really enjoy making things to put in it, and when I make a sale, well that makes it that much better. I will show you some of my booth pictures.

"Sisters and Friends"
That is the name of the store my booth is in.
So, this post is called "Blue Chairs" and I have yet to even mention chairs, or let alone blue chairs. Well, I did it as a tutorial.
The pictures can tell the story.

This photo reveals my little secret...

They are not quite finished, I still need to paint the outsides of the wood slats, and adhere them to the chair. I have been working on this project for so long, I just wanted to cheat a little and pretend I was done. Is cheating a little, like lying a little. . . it's still a lie.

So anyway, you may wonder why I just did not recover, well I tried and it just did not look right. The other thing, why would you use oil base is such a pain. Well that is because I am all about reusing old wood, and this wood was from our old entertainment center we tore down because it was to small for our tv, and it was already painted with oil base paint.

With that being said, did you notice the floors in the living room? That is what we did this past weekend. Tore down a wall and tore up the carpet, this last picture is a sneak peak of post to come, the redoing of our living room. . .YEAH!!!

I have alot more things to discuss, or ideas that I have been rolling around in my head! Did you notice the old books in the picture? Well they are a part of what I have been thinking about...

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  1. those chairs are so sweet! love the mix of blue and white, and the shade of blue you used. i think we all go through ruts- you will get out of it! you are too creative and talented not to!

  2. Your chairs are darling- I love the colors and finish. Glad you came by and linked up at Feathered Nest Friday! Keep up the good work!

  3. Nice job, Gina. Thanks for visiting me, so I could find you. I'm your newest follower. Keep up the good work.

  4. Your chairs are lovely, and so great that you re-purposed some of the wood from your old entertainment centre for them! Keep the faith...your "dream" will eventually reveal itself, and take on a life of its own!

    Deborah (visiting happily from you'll drop by and say hi!)

  5. Love the blue and white of the chairs. Great job.