Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Painting Queen

Howdy all!!!

It has been a crazy couple of days around here.

we are re~doing my daughters room, and bathroom.

Lot's of work, sweat and a few curse words.
But in the end it is going to be super cute.


in about 5th or 6th grade, she wanted it to be tropical safari themed.

green walls, tan ceiling,dark and jungely!!


painted ceiling white. nice and bright.

Bathroom painted aqua.

it was yellow with fairies.

Painted room bubblegum pink

Now to re-arrage, re-do and decorate.

I'll be back with the "AFTER" pictures.

Should be pretty dang cute!


A few "Rockstar" blogger girls sent me some suprise packages. "just because."

Love that!!!

Miss Speckled egg.

How stinken cool is this?? Heather was out garage saleing, came across these, and picked them up for me. THANKS!!!! Your such a doll.

sent me a total out of the blue box.

she was destashing her office, came across a bunch of Christmas goodies for me!!!

These cuties are so awesome!!!

Thanks girls!!!


Found a new store!!!

ok to me.


so fun, she has really cute stuff.


Cheer 'em up!!

a friend of mine is doing a little somethin, somethin. One of our friends is not feeling well. so she is putting together a little 5x5 albumn,

Here is my page!

can't wait to see the finished book.

Get well my friend!!


Were in!!!


My friend Tiffany and i go to "Scrapfest" at the Mall of America every year!!

we got into 2 crop around towns.

Daisy D's & Cosmo Cricket

we also signed up for 3 classes:

1. "Christmas round album" from little yellow bicycle.

2. "Girls just wanna have fun albumn", from Me and my big ideas.

3. "Celebrate fall" by K & Co.

Plus there are tons of vendors with make and takes. so fun. a whole weekend of crafty scrappy goodness.

If you see me, make sure you stop and say hi!!!
Well dolls that is it for me today.
Been up since 6:00 ,to sign up for scrapfest.
I have to finish up Taylors room.
Run errands, drop a car full of stuff off at the good will.
You gals know, the usual.
tee hee.


Victoria - Florence and Mary said...

Lot's going on and Scrapfest sounds great!

Love the colour of your daughters room! Gotta love pink!

Victoria x

Mrs. Cherry Heart said...

Ouuuu I wish I could go to scrapfest.... sounds like fun!!!!

Can't wait to see your daughters room done!
Looks great so far!!!

Have fun,

Mippie said...

OOH!! You know I love that aqua bathroom! I can't wait to see everything all finished with your special touches! Scrapfest sounds like so much fun! xo-Mel

Anonymous said...

Love the pics of the repainting! Thanks for being such a wonderful friend!

Anonymous said...

Hey Jessi,

Love your banner!!! And your mini book page is SO cute.

Good luck on the rest of the room re-do!

Have a great week!


Unknown said...

Hi Jessi! Taylor's room and bathroom look great, I LOVE the colors she chose :) I wish hubby would let me paint our bedroom that color :)

Scrapfest sounds like so much fun!!! You lucky girl :)


LiLi M. said...

Cannot wait to see it all finished and I bet you will be glad when it's all finished too! Hugs LiLi

Maija said...

I bet you wish you had a bedroom and bathrooom with those colors as a child!

Lori said...

your daughter's room is going to be super cute...i love those colors...have fun at Scrapfest!!!

mendytexas said...

AH...what I'd do to have a little girl's room to decorate!! LOVE the colors she chose! :)mendy

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

You must not miss out on any art get togethers! how on earth do you make it to each one! They all sound like such fun, and I am very jealous. I'd really like to go to one of Kim Caldwell's events!

april o. said...

Wow! I am a painting queen as well! Redoing my daughter's room.. it was bubble gum pick and now it is going eucalyptus! Might I add I had to remove a boarder as well. I am ready for the creative part to begin! :-)

Andrea said...

scrapfest sounds fun! I wish I lived were all the good stuff was going on!I feel like I am out in the sticks! I love the goodies those sweet gals sent ya and I can't wait to see the after! Don't make us wait too long!

vivian said...

cant wait to see the finished bedroom! love that pink!
have a great day!!

Natasha Burns said...

Can't wait to see the room when it is fully re-done Jessi! love the colours so far!

{oc cottage} said...

I adore the Bubblegum Pink!!!

M ^..^

Decor To Adore said...

Can't wait to see the after pics!

Twyla and Lindsey said...

I love the aqua bathroom!
I would like to paint my room aqua.
I love your just because gifts! How awesome!!

Artifax said...

Wow! You are one busy artist!

Your daughter's room is going to be sooo beautiful! I love how you are doing before, in process, and after photos. What fun to watch the magical transformation!

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Can't wait to see your daughter's room! Lindsey is thinking of re-doing hers also. Lots of work pulling out furniture to paint. Have fun! Twyla

The Vintage Vagablonde said...

your blog is always so fun.....I am curious about L.A. in January?
I saw your side bar....looks like fun.
Just wait until your daughter goes off to college...we did not get to paint but the landlord did say we could.
I love the colors your daughter chose for her room and bathroom.
It must be fun to be a Barbie LOL

Sandra Evertson said...

Your rooms look Fabulous! I Love the colors!

Unknown said...

Sweet Jessi girly!
WOW! You have been crazy busy! Love the walls all pink and aqua! It is going to be super cute when all done and said! Can't wait to see!
Come and say hi when you get a chance miss ya!

Anonymous said...

LOVE the pink!!! It is a really great "shade" - you guys will love it when its finished!
Have a great time at scrapfest, I remember your pics from last year that you posted - you guys looked like you had a blast as well as getting some great projects completed....
Cant wait to see more of your goodies!!

The Other Side of Me said...


You are so busy, girl! Can't wait to see the room finished.

Have fun at the Scrapfest.

roseylittlethings said...

Can't wait to see the after photos. We are in the process of re-doing a 1970's house. Can you say Harvest Gold and avacado Green- EVERYWHERE> Yikes.

Diane Mars said...

Wow the room is looking good, Cute Pink Walls a girls gotta love it! Have fun at your Scrap Book Feast.
Hugs, Diane

mushroommeadows said...

Wow..the room is BEAUTIFUL and so FUN! :)

Your vintage sweater is sweet, by the way! :)