Sunday, March 7, 2010

Ummmm....Progress - Sort of?

This is what I actually accomplished last week:

Here is my beige room before paint:

And my "Granite Dust" room post-paint:


For the amount of work and fumes that were involved, I would have hoped for more dramatic photos.  You can barely see the difference.  Quite disappointing.  I was hoping for more of an HGTV/DIY network "reveal" but oh well.  I swear you can notice the difference in person!  To be honest, I totally love the color and it's much more "grey" than the photos appear, even still, it's a more subtle tone than I normally go for. 

Anyhoo - not much else going on the last few weeks, a few home improvement projects here and there and normal, everyday things.  I've got to be honest:  I'm in a writing rut.  I want to write and work on my latest projects but I just haven't been feeling the "drive" lately.  I just feel too tired and worn out.  I am the multi-tasking queen who has finally grown a bit weary. 

I pledged to myself to work on a few things tonight, so wish me luck...I may be on a bit of a bloggy hiatus this week (at least on my own blog...I can't tear myself away from others on a daily basis...that involves too much detox to actually consider)....just to try to get some of my latest thoughts and things on paper...and revitalize. 

Hope everyone had a great weekend...
*hugs*
kristi

PS-couldn't resist posting this precious photo of my pups...how cute is this?

12 comments:

  1. Isn't it precious how the doggies snuggle?? My boxers snuggle with each other all the time. So precious! Your room looks great! Brightens it up a bit huh?

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  2. Awww... those puppies are too cute! I love your paint color, even though I can't really see a difference. Haha! You guys are good!

    I think I'm feeling the urge to share my DIY project pictures from this weekend, the week sometime. YAY for HGTV (it's the devil, for real!)! : D

    Happy Monday!

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  3. Aww, I love puppies. They're so adorable!

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  4. And the puppies steal the spotlight.

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  5. Me and my wife do that all the time. Of course we keep the thermostat at 60 degrees, so it's mostly to share body heat and prevent hypothermia. :)

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  6. Puppies are cute. I use one in my Awesomous Maximus awards I give out to other bloggers.

    I have a lot of DIY projects wifey keeps asking me to do. I really need to finish the ones I started first.

    Stephen Tremp

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  7. I love gray walls, but they do tend to change colors with the light. My foyer and guest bath are gray.

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  8. A new paint job always makes the room look better, we really need to paint ours.
    I love the puppy pic! I love when my dogs snuggle. I always say, "Awwwww, look at them!" :)

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  9. Thanks for all the comments everyone....and the dogs steal the spotlight again! HA!

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  10. Kristi,
    I just want to say, "good for you to get that painting done"! I think my hall has been half painted for a month! Give yourself a pat on the back for not procrastinating!

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