Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Another Look Before Fall Arrives

You can almost feel it in the air...feel what you say? I can feel a tad bit of "FALL"...can you? Here at Coastal Charm Interiors, Fall will arrive right after Labor Day. Oh yes...all the pumpkins, gourds and Fall leaves will be showing up soon, and I can't wait. As much as I love summer here on the coast, I also love when it's time for some cooler temps. Today, I am sharing some pics before the big change comes. So, let's see what you can find this week.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Nifty Thrifty Tuesday No177 and My Four Year Blog Anniversary Giveaway

Okay folks, I have one wonderful GIVEAWAY for y'all at this weeks party. This week we will be celebrating my four year blog anniversary at NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAY! Yes...I know it's hard to believe that it has already been four years, since I hit that first publish button. I really ever thought that blogging would be so much fun, but four years later, I'm still having the time of my life. Thanks to all of you, for helping make this happen for me. So, to thank you even more, MADELLEINE GRACE BOUTIQUE has offered to giveaway one of their beautiful coastal pillow covers to one of you. If you are the lucky winner, you will get to choose one of the following pillow covers. Here is what you need to do for a chance to WIN!!!!
1. LIKE...Madelleine Grace Boutique on entry
2. After you LIKE them on FACEBOOK...then share the giveaway on your FACEBOOK entries
3. LIKE...Madelleine Grace Boutique on entry
4. After you Like them on PINTEREST...then PIN one of their cute pillow covers.-3 entries.
The giveaway will end Thursday September 5 and the winner will be announced Friday September 6.
Here are the coastal pillow covers that you can pick from...
                                         The coral or anchor cover.
                                             The starfish cover.
The seahorse cover.
                                           GOOD LUCK Y'ALL!!!

Now, it's time to see what caught my eye
at last weeks party!
                                Tammy @A Walk In The Countryside

                       Donna @Distressed Donna Down Home

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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Back To School With My Oldest

Yes...this week was BACK TO SCHOOL for all of us here on the Alabama gulf coast. My oldest daughter went back to school for the first time as a teacher. Since she got hired just eleven days before, meet the teacher day, this family was super duper busy getting her room ready. Now, to make it even better, we were also helping our other daughter get her first year classroom ready too. It was a lot of hard work, but I wouldn't have had any other way. Mr.CC and I would do anything for our girls, no matter how old they are. Here, I am sharing Haley's first grade classroom. I am so very proud of how she got it all put together so fast, and it's soooo darn CUTE! These students are so very lucky to have such an awesome teacher. Congrats Haley! I know you will have one great year.

                                  Her students are HUNGRY TO LEARN!

                                                 Very cheerful!

                                        Lovin' how the window is looking.

                                              The reading nook.

                              I covered some tables with fabric, so she could
                                              store supplies under them.

                               Fun chevron fabric on the bulletin boards.

Bookcases that Mr.CC reworked, and
Haley and I painted.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Back To School With My Youngest's finally BACK TO SCHOOL this week!!! Funny thing is...I don't have any children in school anymore, but I do have two daughters who are teaching for the first time. So, you ask, why is she so excited? It's because Mr.CC and I put in twelve to fourteen hours a day, for eleven days straight, helping our daughters with their classrooms. Now, back when my girls were attending elementary school, classrooms didn't look like this, but they do now!!! My mother retired from teaching twenty three years ago, she was a kindergarten teacher for twenty five years. So, when she came by and saw what we were putting together here, she was blown away. I am so very proud of both of my girls, and today I am going to share my  baby girls kindergarten room. Please be sure to come back later this week, so you don't miss out on seeing my oldest girls first grade's super cute too!

                                   Her dad helped her make this
                                   darling awning while I was
                                   painting furniture at the other
                                   classroom. I think they did one
                                   awesome job...don't you?

                                         A full view!!

                                   The reading loft is all ready
                                   for the little ones! I'm lovin'
                                   the "READ" letters that she

                               She made that cute little doll for a
                               project in college. Oh yes...that's my

                                      She used a lot of pennants
                                          and birdies...LUV!!!

                     Here are the curtains that I made for her. Had my
                     sewing machine right there in the classroom.

                                  I really loved the fabric that she used,
                                  and can you see how we hung them?
                                  I didn't get the best pic...oh well! Those
                                  are clothespins that we glued a crayon
                         NIFTY THRIFTY (that's so me).

                               I also made this skirting for a computer
                               table...perfect fabric for a kindergarten

                           You will also find a lot of chevron in the room.


           The theme for the kindergarten hall is the we
            got it ready for the students to add some really cool coastal
            artwork. Now you know this family had to put some driftwood
                                            and seashells up.

                   I saved my favorite wall for last. I was super excited how
                   this wall came together. She is adding a pic of the student
                   to the clothespins, then they will be displaying their "One
                                             Of A Kind Clip Art".
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