Creating new things while allowing God to create a new me!!

Monthly Archives: October 2013

The quest to restock my OneHairCreations shop continues.  In the process of my remodel I was left with a few old cabinet doors that needed a new life.  Add in some left over chalk paint and the latest creations have been produced. These great little chalk boards add a fun decorative touch to any room and can be used for so many different purposes.  I love these and may or may not have a few around my house.  :=)

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Distressed gray cupboard door chalkboard

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Distressed Emperor’s Silk chalk paint chalk board

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Distressed Aubusson Blue chalk paint chalkboard

 

Lord it’s in your hands!

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One of the down sides of being “homeless” for a couple of months was having to let go of my Etsy shop for a little bit.  I had some inventory on it and continued to sell things during that time, but I was unable to make new things or come through on some of the custom orders people were looking for.  Thankfully the time was short and I am officially back in business.  

Over the last few days I have been able to add some inventory and get back in the swing of this thing.  Now I am once again reminded how much I love what I do.

This weeks newest additions to https://www.etsy.com/shop/OneHairCreations….

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Distressed Cream Chalkboard

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Navy Chevron Message Board

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Teal Polka Dot Message Center

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Light Blue Ipad Stand

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Kids Chalkboard Art Table

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Yellow And Gray Message Center

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Dark Gray/teal Damask Message Center

More to come soon.  It’s so good to be back.

Lord it’s in your hands!!!


When buying my first home there were a few things that were must haves.  A laundry room was never one of them.  After eight years of hauling piles of laundry down dark and dingy basement steps, towel wrapped trips to the basement when I was already late because I didn’t muster up the energy to go down there the night before, and several floods that meant I would need to rewash all of my laundry…….it was on my must have for the second house hunt.  I didn’t need anything super large or beautiful, just something on the same floor as the bedrooms that would not require trips into a dark and wet space.  Moving the laundry up out of the basement was a definite must have.

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Here it is in all it’s adequate glory.  Nothing wrong with it, perfectly functional, and ready for just a few simple improvements.

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I admit part of me thought that If I made the room more inviting and a little “pretty” doing laundry would be more inviting.  Well it wouldn’t hurt to give it a try right?  I love the final result and it was a fairly simple project.

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After painting the walls I attacked the builder grade oak cabinet doors.  Sanding, painting and adding colorful knobs made a huge difference.   A very easy way to freshen up the space without the expensive of replace perfectly good cabinets.

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Annie Sloan Pure White chalk paint waxed and sanded made these letters one of my favorite parts of the whole space.

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I’ve been looking for a very long time to find an old wood hanger that could be hung from the ceiling for use as a place to hang air dry clothes.  It became a frustrating and fruitless journey.  However while walking through Goodwill this very cool wine rack caught my attention and ended up being a great alternative for the ladder.  (Still have eyes open for that ladder)

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For $3.99 it seemed like a risk worth taking.

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I am loving this room already.  Okay part of that is probably because it is the only complete room in the new house, but it has proven a pleasant place to wash and not having to trek down the basement steps has proven to be as good as I had once dreamed.

Lord it’s in your hands!