Wednesday, December 29, 2010

2010 Projects - A Year in Review

Wow - 2010 flew by!

Sometimes I feel like I'm not getting anything accomplished with our crazy schedules but going through my posts from the year - I see that we have done so much this year!

My favorite and most memorable project began on New Year's Day 2010.  The family helped out create 54 hand painted signs with inspirational quotes for a Domestic Violence Shelter in NYC - a project sponsored by Martha Stewart and Enchanted Makeovers.  See the entire post HERE.





As far as our own home projects. Here is a fun one - transforming an ugly garage entry door and getting in on the whole chalkboard paint trend.

The project post is HERE.


More fun with chalkboard paint.



A reorganization of my creative space also took place this year. Brought it up from the dreary unfinished basement space and into my living room. See more photos HERE.










Paris Dreams...Our oldest daughter desired a Paris themed bedroom - this was a creative project that she was also involved in - we really had fun in here. See the before and after pics HERE.










A true "trash to treasure" kitchen table redo was also on the list this year. I "borrowed" our old one for a new work table in the studio - so we had to replace it. This one was perfect!
See what we did to it HERE.





The final project of the year? The wedding. My husband and I were involved with the decor for my brother's wedding. Here are a sample of pics from the big day. More details HERE.








So, that's about it for the year 2010. We did accomplish a lot this year.

On the agenda for 2011? Lots of home improvement to come - laundry room renovation still in progress.
Then, the kids' homework/study room. Too many books, projects, etc. ending up on the kitchen table. So  we will be redoing the office to create a space just for them to get all of their work done!

How about you? Any projects on the list for the new year?

Stop by Rhoda's at Southern Hospitality for more 2010 project reviews!


And Savvy Southern Style's Best of 2010 Party!

8 comments:

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Lovin' all your chalkboard paint ideas and thanks so much for the awesome wedding ideas...I'm planning my daughters wedding and I can use some ideas:) Happy New Year!!!!

Blessings,
Linda

the cape on the corner said...

oh my goodness, those wedding pictures are wonderful! i love that wreath...are those wishes to the new couple? and i work at a DV agency, so i really appreciate the work you did on that shelter.

Mary Ellen said...

Loved seeing your projects again!!I still have your hutch makeover in my inspiration pics!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Wonderful projects. Love the signs and the chalkboard wall. Your craft room is amazing. What a great space to work in. Thanks so much for joining the party!

Beach Bungalow said...

Love it! So much charm!

Sue @ Beach Bungalow
xo

Dear Lillie said...

Everything looks beautiful but I especially LOVE the photos from the wedding!

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Claire said...

Just wanted to let you know I featured your fab "wedding wreath" on my blog today with some other unique wreaths from bloggyville!