An Idea That Blossomed

Today was a hot and busy day!  My mom is in town (woo hoo!) and we three girls are having a ball!  Chris is still in Haiti and I haven’t heard his voice since Tuesday morning at 3 am so I am feeling a bit sad so having Mom here is just what I need to pick up my spirits.  My mom is a worker.  She has no rest in her bones.  Yes, I know what you are going to say.  I agree we are exactly alike in this regard. 
Today she mowed my lawn for me and weeded out the flower bed and rock bed.  I am so appreciative.  While she did this, I took some time to clean out the garage as well as putz around with some ideas for a while.  I needed to engage my creativity and I haven’t had much time to do that so today felt GOOD. I spruced up my door table and chairs today and put them out of storage so we could finally use them- I need to freshen up the door, but I am still happy with it.
I had to freshen up the chairs with some spray paint.  And by the way, I should have mentioned the colors I used long ago!  The chairs are spray painted with the Walmart brand red and the door table is painted with Martha Stewart’s Lagoon if
I remember correctly.
I had picked up this adorable white kidney table at a yard sale last week.  It was just so cute I had to get it.  I wasn’t sure if I would keep it or redo it for the Nest at the time, but for $3, I could figure that out later.  I really like the crackly white paint on it. 
Charming!

So while cleaning out the garage, inspiration struck the second I looked at that table just sitting there by its lonesome.
It was a potting table in the making!
Don’t you agree?

Oh yes. 
That was definitely her calling.
Back tomorrow with my awesome yard sale
finds from today!
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  1. $3! Sometimes I wonder what people are thinking. Good for you! And I love the door table and red chairs. Very pretty.

  2. That is the CUTEST table ever! Definitely worth the $3 I would say…..!!!!Looks great there in your yard. Nice display too…..

  3. When my mother visited I could always count on my stove being cleaned and my dirty windows being pointed out. My stove looks fine today but could you send mom for wedding duty. I’ll mow if she does that.

    ~Bliss~

  4. This is an awesome set up! Great deal on the table. :) I’d love for you to link this up to my new link party, Cooking and Crafts. http://www.jamscorner.com/2012/07/document.html

    Have a wonderful rest of your day. :)

    Julie
    http://www.jamscorner.com

  5. I love it! That is so “you” :)

  6. Adorable, Stacey!

  7. I love the vintage shaker and salt/pepper set! I also like your “new” potting table. I’ve been wanting one, but after reading your post, I see that I need to change my vision.

  8. Gorgeous! The table is phenomenal. So much happy colors. The potting bench is my style. Thanks for linking up to the bloggy olympics!

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