I got to see a lot of my handsome hubby today! He picked me up at work this afternoon and we had a nice long lunch break. He got home early today which was fun! You will never guess what we decided to do with the rest of the afternoon. We went fishin'! I busted out my very own fishing pole that Chris made me for Christmas 2005. Believe it or not, I had an awesome time fishing with my love. We had a bet going but unfortunately neither of us caught a stupid fish. I had one and didn't pull hard enough to keep it is what Chris said. Thank the Lord it didn't hook, I think I would have had a heart attack. That was pretty much our afternoon. We also decided to add a couple more days to our trip to Seattle and Nashville so we did that. Something else kinda fun happened today, our new blinds for the bathroom were put in today! I got the idea from a designer that critiqued our house, I love it.
Remember that one time my husband bought a tv wall mount and then I decided we needed a new tv stand? And then it made me realize our dark furniture would look way better if I lightened it up? And then it was time to get rid of the old dark throw pillows and dark rug? And then all of a sudden that fireplace looked so out of place. So we gutted it. All because we put the tv on the wall! Here’s a little walk down our DIY family room makeover. Before . I started with this old corner cabinet that i got for free years ago and painted chocolate brown. I dusted her off and went to town with chalk paint. Then I got rid of the old dark rug and started changing out our throw pillows. Then it was onto the fireplace. Before Chris took out part of the wood floor to extend the floor of the tiny fireplace. We also cleaned out the fireplace and sprayed it with cream paint that can withstand 1,200 degree temperatures. And then we sucked out the old volcano rock and put in this fire glass fr