The staff retreat to Big Bear was good, challenging and exhausting. It's always awesome to be able to spend time with the staff, they are amazing and hilarious. We are a little burned out and are praying that God will give us the strength and excitement to continue serving and that He will also reveal to us when it is our time to be done. I have been trying to not let myself get too involved in everything that is going on there because when I do I find myself upset and frustrated. There have been so many changes and more coming, a few that Chris and I don't necessarily agree with. It's frustrating and pointless when you give your opinion on something and no one takes it to heart or considers it. So, that's where we are at. Here are a couple pics from the weekend.
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