Thursday, November 4, 2010

Sloooow Goooing!

I'm slowly but surely getting there...still have a lot more to do before I'm finished with my dining room makeover. I can mark a few things off the list...painting the room...having my new wood floors installed...moving the furniture into their new spaces...washing all of my china and crystal...then loading it all back into the china cabinet...also had to load all my silver serving pieces back into the buffet and believe me ladies...this takes soooo much time...but so worth it!!!! I still need to...hang my new drapes...hang my mirror and other wall decor...paint my chandelier (yes...I'm going to paint my brass chandelier) some white shelves and install them and work on a new vignette for the buffet...all I need is....TIME!!!! I'm not one to hurry with a project, I like to take my time and take it slow...I think SLOW is my middle what's your middle name?
                                                   Hope y'all come back now...real soon,

                                                               Work in progress!!!!
                                                              Just look at that shine!!!

                                                      My china pattern from the 80's!!!
                                                      I would go a little different route
                                                               if I were choosing
                                                               my pattern today!!!


René said...

It's looking good Linda! Can't wait to see what you have been up to. That Po-boy looked pretty good too, by the way.


Pam Kessler said...

Well it looks like you got some of the big stuff out of the way at least. Can't wait to see the finished project! I have a somewhat similar china pattern. I only use it once or twice a year. I think whatever you pick out, it doesn't stand the test of time stylewise.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I love the shine on those glasses! Gorgeous. My middle name is 'snail' lol....slower then slow.

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

We have the same middle name. I bet your china pattern will come back around. That's how things go. I love my mom's china pattern from 40 years ago. Come visit my new blog and enter my giveaway-

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Love the color and the floors are stunning. Beautiful china and crystal. Can't wait to see the finished room. Hugs, Marty

Caroline @ The Feminist Housewife said...

Can't wait to see the finished product! = )

Michelle @ Sweet Something Design said...

My middle name is'hurry up will ya'...kidding.
Looking good so far!

Low Tide High Style said...

Linda slow and steady wins the race! Everything is looking great so far, and I love your china! My middle name would be procrastinate...slow would be a much better name! ;-)

Kat :)

Blondie's Journal said...

It looks to me like you are almost done and it will be such a good feeling when you are. I love the new floors and the wall color! I am a lot like you, I like to take my time with things and get it done right.

Looking forward to your pictures!!


Crystal @ Ordinary Days said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! Can't wait to see your finished product!! By the way, slow is my middle name too and it drives me crazy! :)


Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Linda, I am sure it will be fabulous when you finish. I am the worst procrastinator ever!
xo, Sherry

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

LOVE those floors! And the picture of the stemware is perfection!

I cannot WAIT to see more!

Lou Cinda :)

Laurie at Turner Farm said...

Those floors are fabulous! Look forward to seeing it all pull together!

nancygrayce said...

I need to do a lot of that before Thanksgiving! Better get busy!

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

It's looking great Linda! The floors are so pretty. My middle name would be Procrastinator! Need to work on that ;)

Tanna said...

Slow and steady wins the race!! I think you are making great progress and can't wait to see the end result!!

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

Just dropping back by to say thank you for following my new blog! It means so much to me. You have been entered twice in the giveaway.
Have a great weekend!

Anonymous said...

I'm in that same slow club. It takes me forever to make a decision, then forever to finish, then forever to like what I've done or change it. I'm a mess, lol.

elizabeth said...

Oh my it's looking good already so I can't wait to see it finished! We're in the process of changing rooms around now that we are an 'empty nest' and things are in such a disarray. We laughed the other day that we enjoy the discussing what we want to do so much more than actually doing it!

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

It will be ready when you need it.... and that's what really matters.

Vanessa said...

Good luck getting the work done, many of us will busy all weekend along with you!

Simple Daisy said...

can't wait to see what you do!!!

Blue Creek Home said...

I know it is going to be bee-u-tee-ful!!!
My middle name should be "What were you thinking?"
I always ask that about half way through every project I start!
The guys went for the first half of today's game.
Not much new to see after that. Al said the stadium was full. I'm glad.
Don't you hate the accusations that are out and about!

Shellbelle said...

Everything looks like it's falling right into place and s-l-o-w is a great way to approach such projects!

I'm back on the Gulf Coast for a l-o-n-g visit with friends and family. Today I'm heading over to Sanibel to spend some quality time with some other Florida Bloggers this week. I know there will be lots of shelling and laughing involved.

I'm having a giveaway to celebrate my return to blogging, so stop by when you get a chance to join the fun!!!

Hugs my dear friend.

Unknown said...

I can't wait to see your dining room makeover. My middle name is also "slow" and my last name is "because I have toddler twins in the mix." lol! Loving the sparkle of your china! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I'm so happy you loved it enough to follow, too. I'm a little SLOW to thank you but life (viruses, etc.) got in the way these past two weeks. ;)

Hugs to you,

Unknown said...

We are redoing our dining room also, so I can't wait to see more pics! Thanks for sharing!! Thank you for following me, I'm now following you!
Shantel @

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