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Friday, November 30, 2012

Blog Hop for the First Time :)


I am so thrilled to join a blog hop for the first time!
Yup, you read it right!
It's my F-I-R-S-T time :) 
like a virgin, touch for the very first time! as Madonna sings
lol!

At A Cat-like Curiosity it all this started.
She dropped by here at homefor4sweethome.blogspot.com and so I checked out her blog.
Thanks to you Sarah!

Feel free to join in the blog hop too :)

huggies***
rea



Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Framed Wallpaper


Received some wallpaper samples from Farrow and Ball last week.

Yeah they will send it to you for free, no shipping if you go to their website and request samples.

When it arrived in the mail, I was so excited because the wallpapers are just so pretty.

That it made me think of making it as a wall art.

So I did...
Just placed my favorite three out of the ten samples that I requested, in a photo frame that I already have.


Isn't it pretty?

Now here it is on the kitchen wall around my Fridge Magnets Wall Art



What makes me so happy with this project is that I only spent 15 minutes 
and 
I did not spend anything!

What do you think? 

Linking to:
Becolorful
mop it up mondays
Chic on a Shoestring Decorating
Photobucket 
The Shabby Nest

So It's Officially Christmas :)

Yes - after all's been done, I declare that
"It's Officially Christmas" lol

With the help of my two "little elves"

This tree is up.

And the Mr. - well let's call him "Mr. Claus" on this post - put up this lights.

Thanks to them :)

I hope y'all had an awesome thanksgiving weekend because my family and I had a blast!
Have you put up your Christmas tree and decors yet?

huggies***
rea


Monday, November 26, 2012

Not so...Fridge Magnets

In our old house, we used to put all our fridge magnets in the refrigerator door like they should be.
They are from places we've been to.

But when we moved to our current house in March this year, 
those fridge magnets never made to the refrigerator door.

Why?
Because I just realized how clutter-looking they are on the refrigerator door.  

But I don't want to get rid of those because they have meaning to our lives.
It remind us of the places that we've been to.

So I came up with an idea, instead of putting those in the refrigerator door 
or just keep it hidden in a box somewhere - 
Why not make it into a wall art?! Oh, yeah!

But let's all see how much fridge magnets I have.

Really, they're not too many.

So what I did was to place it in frame by removing the glass of the frame first.

Then I arranged the magnets on the board to see how it would look like and
to adjust the spacing as necessary to look all spread out and well-arranged.

To attach the magnets to the board, I used my favorite tool of all times - glue gun.
Attach the magnets one-at-a-time.

When all was glued to the board, I was so pleased.

And here it is up on the wall by the kitchen.


Now that looks pretty and organized :)  

huggies***
rea

Linking to:
Linking with Our Fifth House Dog Days of Winter Link Party - More organization inspiration over there today :)
Becolorful
mop it up mondays
Chic on a Shoestring Decorating 
 
The Shabby Nest

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!


{2012} Day 10: 10 Days of Thanksgiving

Welcome to:

Bitter-sweet feelings for me....bitter because I have to wrap up my 10 Days of Thanksgiving
and sweet because today is Thanksgiving Day!

Happy Thanksgiving 
to y'all my readers!!!

Today, I am thankful for the opportunity to build new friendships in this world of web.

New friends from: 
 
It is truly fascinating, interesting and exciting to find new friends.

and 

I am thankful for the technology, because it helps a lot in keeping and 
nurturing the beautiful relationships with family and old friends.


Y'all inspire me to make my home better, learn something new to try on,
learn from the mistakes along the way
and most of all make me a better person.

And would like to end this post with this message:

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough and more.
It turns denial into acceptance, 
chaos to order,
confusion to clarity.
It can turn a meal into a feast, 
a house into a home, 
a stranger into a friend.
- Melody Beattie

Click the any of the images below to catch up with my 10 Days of Thanksgiving.
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