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Friday, September 27, 2013

Good Friday fine people!!!  I can't believe we're on the threshold of another weekend.  Things have been very busy lately - and that's a good thing - but I didn't want to let the week end without giving you a glimpse into what I've been up to lately.  It's all good stuff!

First, my sweet client's nursery is complete.  And as of this writing, the new arrival should be enjoying the space we created just for him.  Let's hope he's getting some sleep in there.

In other work related news, I delivered this adorable pagoda cornice this week.  
Do you recognize that fabric?  It's the same Lemon Tree fabric I used in my family room makeover as part of the One Room Challenge.  I still love it!

And I survived the Home Show.  Although it could have gone either way.  On move-in day I shattered the lid of one of my favorite white Ginger jars and when I finally got everything loaded my car was completely dead.  It wasn't a pretty scene.  But I got it together and the show went well and I picked up a few new clients. Yay.

So here's what my booth looked like.

Note in the picture above that I still have one of the two ginger jars with the lid intact.

And there has been some shopping.

Paint ?  Leave as is?  Fur cushion?  Many  options to consider.  Feel free to jump in.

And what about this pair of vintage lucite fixtures.  I want to put them somewhere in my house but can't decide where.  Until then they stay in the box.

Office chairs.  Yay! Since hubs and I will be sharing the office space I wanted to get him chairs that are somewhat macho.  Chrome and black leather should work fine.


And I got a pair of Greek key 3 drawer dressers that someone really did a number on.  And when I bought them they were on the sidewalk which happened to be 50% off that day so I got a sweet bargain, which I'm sure I'll end up paying back in sweat equity.  I have no idea what is on those handles but it should be fun (not) trying to remove it.

And that's all I have for now. Thanks so much for checking in with me.  We're supposed to have a beautiful weekend and I'm so excited cooler temperatures and lower humidity have finally arrived!  

Have a wonderful weekend!



23 comments:

Ashley said...

Those poor Greek key chests...what horror they have been through. Good thing they found there way to you!

Happy Friday, Kim!

Vel Criste said...

That nursery is so chic Kim! Great job! Sorry about that ginger jar, it's still good though without the cover, just stick in some greens or flowers right? For the peacock chair, I'll leave the color as it is but maybe would protect it with something clear. The light fixtures look amazing - would looks great side by side above bedside tables I think! Your off to a great start, so enjoy your weekend!

Bethany [at] Powell Brower Home said...

wow - that looks like a fun project - how pretty the bones are!!! and what great finds. if anyone can find the good stuff, its you :)

Kerry Steele- Design du Monde said...

I think you delivered that pagoda cornice to the wrong house, Hon. It should be here in my house. ;)
Love the office chairs.

The Pink Pagoda said...

Oh my, Kim, I love EVERYTHING!! The nursery, the cornice, your booth, the fixtures, the chairs -- all fantastic! And those chests will be amazing after you've done your magic!

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door said...

Thank god you rescued those greek key chests. What were those people thinking? Glad the show went so well and sorry about the broken lid!

Cathy Wall said...

OMG on the Pagoda Valence! I. am. dying!!!!
Sweat equity is right on the greek key chest, but they will be worth it!

Elisa of Fancy Free Me said...

Love those dressers! they have so much potential. And the wallpaper in that nursery is amazing! Have a great weekend!

Nancy {at} powellbrower at home said...

I love that pagoda cornice! great job on the nursery, your home show and your shopping scores. Hope you have a great weekend.
xo Nancy

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

Good heavens, busy busy busy lady! How cute is that nursery? - love the wallpapered wall. That chair is insanely awesome and I vote on au naturale with a white furry seat! It's always fun to visit you over here, my friend.

Tiffany Hevel said...

Hi Kim! I've been cyber stalking you for almost a year now and had to break my silence and comment. I actually found your blog when I was looking for inspiration photos, when I discovered you were from Chatt town! What a coincidence, as we were moving there. I quickly added your blog to my daily reader and LOVE your style. It's like a sophisticated Emily Henderson. One day (when we get settled into a home, just renting right now) I plan to hire you out!

I love that wicker chair, and could go either way with it. Right now, I'm liking the "natural" look of things, but I've also been known to get fed up with that look and paint everything. What amazing finds!

Heather@Tatter and Fray said...

Loving ALL your finds -- especially the chrome chairs and the dressers -- even if you have no room for them. ;) That nursery is fabulous, too - what a great light fixture.

Raina Cox said...

You could teach courses in time management and productivity!

Linda {Calling it Home} said...

Glad to hear the home show worked out for you. That sweet nursery is so cute. I really need to see you work your magic on those nightstands. Love the pagoda cornice and still love the fabric.

Patty Day @Pattys Epiphanies said...

The chandeliers will be great somewhere, someday!
Love those chairs!
In Florida to visit family this weekend....

Taylor Greenwalt said...

So glad the home show was a success...Cant wait to see what your going to do to those dressers...

pam {simple details} said...

Wouldn't you like to see what the Greek key chests were paired with?! :) No doubt they'll be amazing when you're finished! Such a fun nursery, I need a baby or a client with one, actually I'd take either!

sharon smith said...

You have got to be kidding me! You're amazing. What a booth! I had a bookcase like the wood one in your booth and I painted it black. I'm loving the fabric on your chairs, and the window treatment. FANTASTIC stuff you've done.
Your posts are a favorite happy of mine!
Sharon
@novaraway

Julie at Monkeygrasshill.blogspot.com said...

love all the finds. I don't think I could have seen through the horror of the greek key wallpapered handles. I was a little shocked when I saw the picture because I couldn't make out what they ever were. You'll make them beautiful I'm sure!. Your booth looked fantastic too.

stephanie at Stephanie Kraus Designs said...

Kim- that nursery is fun ... your client must have been thrilled! Also love the cornice. so cute and pretty at the same time! xo

Heather (love your space) said...

SUCH great finds. And I am in love with that little cornice--are you kidding me?

Barclay @ Gracious Home said...

Kim, I love the Pagoda cornice. By any chance did you make it? I'd love to try and make a Pagoda cornice for my Office project (I'm making myself do the One Room Challenge). I'm too poor to have someone to do it for me - and I welcome the challenge! Any tips?? Like - how the HECK does one create that Pagoda effect???

Matters of Style said...

Love it all! Dying at the greek key chests!!