Sunday, October 11, 2009

My 1st Met Monday!!!

BUSY weekend here! LOTS to use in Met Monday over at Between Naps on the Porch, in the future! Friday night we decided on a wild whim to start taking apart our laundry room.... I have been really wanting to organize it, make it more usable, etc. since we moved in our home in July. We ripped out, went and bought the first cabinet, and started painting. I still have to paint the trim, and we need the bottom cabinet and counter top. We also painted the guest bath and started working on it.

Today I want to show you what I have done to a corner in our bedroom.....

This is Before: We have a HUGE bedroom, and even with the tv armoire, King bed, dresser, office armoire, and nightstands... it was still lacking!

So I found a chair on Craigslist for $30..... that's right.... $30! It matches our room PERFECTLY! I then shopped the house in some of the rooms I am not working on and added to the corner... and here is it AFTER:

30 comments:

  1. Very pretty! This is my first time to land at your blog. I'm off to look around. :)

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  2. Wow-that chair was made for that corner of your room! Great find!

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  3. Leanne...what a steal for your chair...it's beautiful! I love the cozy corner you created...perfect for some good reading. :-) About the corn stalks...I bought those for last Halloween and afterwards just stuck them down in the unfinished side of my basement. Pulled them back out again this year and they look great. They don't make a mess at all...occasionally if you grab them too hard when carrying them, you can break a stalk...but they are pretty sturdy. I thought they were a little pricey when I bought them, but since I'm able to use them from year to year, it made it worth it. :-) I say...go get some! :-)

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  4. What a darling corner you have there. Your chair is beautiful and what a steal!
    Sincerely ~ Tricia Anne

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  5. What a transformation in that corner. The chair is fantastic, and what a buy!

    Jane

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  6. You've done a great job turning an empty space into a warm and inviting reading spot. It's very pretty.

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  7. It's perfect! And it would be a nice place to read...Christine

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  8. You did a great job and I think you will enjoy it for quite some time. I hope you'll come by for a visit some time.
    Cheri

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  9. What a perfect corner -- and what a find of a chair!

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  10. What a smart shopper you are! Love the cozy corner you've created!

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  11. What a find, the corner looks finished and completely inviting!
    Janell

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  12. I love that chair, it looks perfect in that space!

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  13. JUST what the room needed! Looking forward to your laundry room makeover :)

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  14. What a beautiful corner! The chair is gorgeous and you really have a knack for making a pretty space!
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  15. Great deal on the chair and it looks great there.

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  16. What a wonderful before and after. That chair is perfect for that corner and your added touches look great!

    Christi @ A Southern Life
    http://asouthernlife.com

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  17. Wow that must be a HUGE bedroom!!! I love the new corner and the darling chair!! It goes so nicely. That was such a good buy from Craig's list!! WAY TO GO!!

    nannykim (Spindle Cottage is the blog I do my house and met stuff on --I have more than one blog)

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  18. Perfect for reading! I love Craigslist, you can find anything on there!! I signed up as a follower and would love it if you did the same!

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  19. Love your southern blog. I'm from deep south Texas. I'm also a mom, wife, and blogger. I own an online boutique and that keeps me so busy during the day. I like that we seem to have so much in common. It was so nice visiting. I invite you to visit my blog too.

    Jessica :)

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  20. Wandered over from BNOTP..Love the chair - it looks great! So sorry about the piggy flu - it hit us too. Hope you're all feeling better soon!

    Deb

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  21. Oh that looks so nice and inviting!

    If you haven't already come link up at my Room a month makeover. http://theshadesofpink.blogspot.com/2009/10/room-month-monster-dominoes.html

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  22. Congrats on your first MM (mine too). What an amazing find on CL!

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  23. Hi Leanne, Great find ... It looks perfect in that spot...
    xoxo
    Julie

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  24. Welcome to MM! I love your little corner... so cozy!
    Hope you are having a great week!
    Rainey

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  25. This looks great! A cozy reading corner to just round out the room. Love the armoire too! So pretty!

    Thank you for visiting my blog ~ It led me to yours!

    Lou Cinda :)

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  26. Nice little nook! The chair makes it...good place to curl up with a book & a cup of tea!

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  27. Love what you did! The chair fits perfectly, You will have to show us the rest of your room.
    -Angela

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