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Monday, December 30, 2013

Top 10 Projects of 2013

I cannot believe that this year is over! 

What a wonderful year it was. I know some may be wishing it was over but even with the bad things there was a lot to be thankful for.

Last year's top 12 projects was so much fun I decided to do it again but I narrowed it down to the top 10. Now you can see all the projects you picked to be the best, well most viewed anyway!

Like Letterman, I will start with 

Number 10

These were a big hit! I loved them too. It was a Pier One knock off. I gave a tutorial on how to make these. It was big with google +1 too.

Number 9

Not only was this piece turquoise, it was an antique. Great lines and a fun painting technique made this one popular. I made this for my sis!

Number 8

This is a warning!!! The best chocolate cake evah!!

Number 7

I think this was so much fun. I love trying new things and this dresser not only was a beauty it was layered with three paint colors.

Number 6

Sausage Rollups that are quick and easy for game day! A win, win!!

Number 5

These were too cute and easy. I made three different ones to share!

Number 4

I have a thing for hutches. They are a lot of work but the results are so satisfying. I can't go wrong with Paris Grey!

Number 3

Another new paint technique I tried. Definitely different. I silvered leafed for the first time on this piece.

Number 2

Do you see a trend? I think you all like when I use my artsy painting!!

annnnnd for the number 1 post of 2013

Number 1

This was a surprise! Good ole oatmeal cookies!! This is a recipe from a good friend. I have been making them a long time and they are really delicious! They are my family's favorite.

Soo a couple of crafts, some good recipes and lots of furniture!! I call that a great mix!

This is only possible because of you! Thank you so much!

I am not going anywhere. There are a lot of ideas in this crazy head of mine.

Here's to a great 2014!

Happy New Year!

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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas

I wanted to thank each and everyone of you for coming here and reading my blog. Your comments have made my day more than once and the friendships I have made are beyond what I could have imagined.

I hope you continue to visit here at Dreamingincolor! There is so much more to write and create!


May your Christmas be furry and bright!!

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Saturday, December 21, 2013

Missing my Baby

Last year at this time we had a little Christmas Miracle with our cat. You should read all about it!

We also had to do one of the hardest things I ever had to do. Put down our sweet baby girl of 13 years a year ago today.

I couldn't talk about it last year. I felt guilty mourning over her when all those people had just gone through such a horrific event in Connecticut loosing their children.

Also, it was painful to write.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Painted Snowman Pillow

I think I have a tiny obsession!
I love pillows.

If you could see my closet, you would understand.

No, I am not going to show you THAT picture.
I have them lined on a shelf organized by color! I know ....crazy...

Then I started painting some.....
Like my bunny and pumpkin pillows.

Now I have done a quick Christmas one.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Dreamingincolor Open House

Dreamingincolor opens its doors for Christmas goodness!

An Open House for my first Christmas in the store! 

I have been away from here for awhile. I have missed you all. My husband has been in the hospital. 
He is doing ok now but it happened the day before the open house last weekend.

Needless to say, it has been a crazy December.

Me and my Skate Wreath. You can see how tired I was in this picture.....

Monday, December 2, 2013

Christmas Pickup Truck

You know how much I like changing things up! 

I bought this adorable metal pickup truck.

It reminds me of my husband's family farm.

We used to go 4 wheeling in the winter. Riding through all the creeks and into the back woods.

There is something about the smell in the air in the winter.....