Saturday, June 4, 2011


   So, my husband and I recently moved our little family into a new house, a new neighborhood, and for me, practically a new life.  Our old home varies significantly from our new home.  We built the old house from the ground up; the new house is almost 40 years old (and not aging well).  Although our old house was nearly the same square footage, it consisted of 2 stories, not very convenient with young ones that didn't do stairs very well!  Our current home is 3000sq ft ranch style and boy do we use every square inch of it!  We were quite a drive away from Soup's work and most of the people we know.  I didn't attend many work functions and didn't have much of a social life.   In the short month since we have moved, our events calendar and social interaction have dramatically increased!  I have experienced many days where Soup gets home hours earlier than usual and am very happy that the alarm clock is not waking us at the previous wee hours of morning!  Altogether I think our favorite and most uniting change of the move is gaining a fabulous swimming pool.  We've been in the pool almost everyday and I'm pretty sure that my ducklings are growing webbed feet! On that note, I think it's time to share the project I started today BEFORE our pool party!
If you're a facebook friend, you've already been introduced to these lovely ladies.  I found them at a "marriage sale" in my neighborhood.  They are in great shape and have fabulous legs! I took these girls out back and gave them a quick sanding, and as I started to spray paint them I noticed the paint was bubbling in some areas.  Maybe these beauties will be the perfect candidate for the famous chalk paint I've been hearing about.   Hmmmmm I think I'll have to get an order placed.  Anyhow, this is what the girls and  I did to pass paint drying time:
Little Miss has been swimming with her life jacket all around the pool.

If you're ever around our pool, this is how you'll find our Littlest Miss.  She's a lounger.  She swims with her life jacket too, but she'd rather float and soak up the rays! :)

Here's the after of the beautiful french ladies.  I am so happy with the way they turned out(sans bubbles)! I will be posting a proper beauty shot of these girls when they're complete, but I was so excited about their transformation-I just had to share!  If you have fallen in love with these nesting tables, I will be placing them on esty as soon as I have my shop set up, or if you can't wait-just leave me a comment!

Please stay tuned for updates on the reno of our house-the big Kitchen Project is coming up in about a month! I am so excited!

linking up with The Shabby Nest


  1. Hi Brittney
    I am so glad that you have started a blog about you renos and your family.. us family members that are not able to see you on a daily basis love to hear from you through your words and your pictures... I have become a follower and looking forward to you posts...
    Love Auntie Judy .. send love and kisses to everyone....

  2. they look lovely! i love their curvy legs!