Demolition week

I am really struggling how to and when to write posts. I feel like such a slacker because I haven’t written one in over a week, but I don’t have a lot of “updates” on my projects. I haven’t finished anything lately, but I am working on several things….so for those of you who may be interested, here is what has been going on in “shara-land” this week.

I have a list of projects that are “in-process” and I cannot wait to finish them so I can post before and afters! That’s my favorite part!

Currently, I am working on two chairs for my mom. They were soaking wet and NASTY when they ended up in my hands. The poor things needed someone to show them some love. I have “demo”ed them this week and they are ready to be sanded, painted, and reupholstered. (That is, after we’ve made a few repairs to the wood. You can see in the pic, the top of one chair has broken off.) That’s next weeks project…hopefully. So look forward to some after pics!!!

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I’m also working on one chair for my grandma. She’s been wanting one and I came across this BEAUTY at a yard sale over the weekend. Fifteen bucks of pure adorable and it’s even in really good condition! A new seat cover and she’s good to go. Although I will admit she’s a lot prettier to look at than to sit in. Old chairs are not the most comfortable.

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My sister has two friends that have requested an order for some pallet Christmas trees. I also have an order for a pallet sign for my husband’s aunt. I got some pallets this week and started demolition. I got seven pallets apart the other night and washed most of the boards. They’re filthy when I get them so a scrub down is necessary. I now have stacks of boards and I’m ready to cut, paint, and reveal! Haha.

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My husband’s aunt had an old hoosier cabinet that she offered me. Of course I took it!! It needs some TLC, but it’s a classic. The side panels were damaged and needed replaced. I spent the majority of my morning taking the cabinet apart, but I think it’s going to be well worth it. I cannot wait to put it back together, paint, and put on new hardware. Keep eyes open for this after picture. I hope it’ll be soon!

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In addition to all of the above, I am trying to get enough stuff together to set up a booth to sell some items at a local store. Keep your eyes and ears open for that, too! I’ve already got a start.

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For now, that’s all I got….I gotta get back to work! These things don’t make themselves 😊

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