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Sunday, May 23, 2010

I'm oN A Roll

Just so you know, I wake every morning inspired, what to do next? I am a ball of energy.  Some of you gals asked when do I sleep.  Well I have to tell you I get my solid 7-8 hours a night, and wake up refreshed and raring to go.  I now look around the house.  As I do not want to go out and spend money that I do not need to.  So today I decided I would redo  a little white shade I had tucked away in my closet I already had my supplies on hand. Just took a minute to figure out what I wanted and here it is
Can someone say BORING?????
 
Can someone say CUTE???? I love poppies this season, and just cut a flower off one I have, and hot glued it to the ribbon...easy peasy!


Ahhhhhh....that was fun~!
 
Made the cute little tea towel with fabric I had left over from making my table runner

 
As you can see I put the lemons back on the table....and my husband pointed out to me, that my new color scheme this week is the Howard Johnson Colors....leave it to Mike to make that observation!
Linking up to some of my favorite parties this week.  Thanks for hosting!

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90 Comments:

Blogger Laurie said...

Oh so charming! Wonderful, inspired job as always, Debbie! Hope you have a great week!

May 23, 2010 at 5:49 PM  
Blogger Bonnie said...

Too cute!!! What a way to perk up that rooster!!

May 23, 2010 at 5:49 PM  
Blogger Feeling Just Right said...

Flowers in the house are oh-so-charming! Beautiful.

May 23, 2010 at 5:50 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

I really like the flower on the lampshade. That is very pretty.
Hope you have a great week. :)

May 23, 2010 at 5:54 PM  
Blogger Mariliz said...

Oh, I wish you lived near me...you're so creative!! I love the lampshade.

May 23, 2010 at 5:56 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

I snorted when I read your hubs comments - that is way too funny...I wouldn't have noticed...

May 23, 2010 at 6:13 PM  
Blogger Feeling Just Right said...

p.s. did i tell you that my most favorite part of this post was when you said, "I am a ball of energy"- it gave me SO much inspiration. Thank you!

May 23, 2010 at 6:28 PM  
Blogger kim said...

Deb, that lamp is adorable with the poppy added to it and the fabric. You are just creating away, my friend.

May 23, 2010 at 6:31 PM  
Blogger 1 Funky Woman said...

Hey I loved Howard Johnson's when I was a kid, lol! You did a great job, very creative as usual. Loving the Poppy, it looks so great with the picture!

May 23, 2010 at 6:31 PM  
Blogger Always Nesting said...

Absolutely adorable. That shade went from see me to Look at Me all with just a few additions. My kind of project.

May 23, 2010 at 6:38 PM  
Blogger Charlotte's Color Specialist said...

Love the blue and orange together.

May 23, 2010 at 6:45 PM  
Blogger Sailing Simply said...

Love it Debbie! You think of the cutest things! I like the lamp shade alot but love the handmade tea towel. Fantastic! That's funny your hubs must be a traveling man! LOL!

May 23, 2010 at 6:52 PM  
Blogger Krista@thegatheringplacedesign said...

So cute! What a difference that simple touch makes. I love your table, too.

I am glad I found your blog:) Thanks for leaving your nice thoughts.

May 23, 2010 at 6:54 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

Love what you've done with that shade, Debbie...its just lovely! I like how the colos all mesh together. =) ~Liz

May 23, 2010 at 6:59 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Debbie,
Cute Cute Cute!! That lamp is adorable and the makeover to the shade is perfect! Thanks for the inspiration!
Wendy

May 23, 2010 at 7:10 PM  
Blogger Aging Mommy said...

I too wish you lived near me and could pass on some of your creative ideas to my home. The lampshade looks great!

May 23, 2010 at 7:10 PM  
Blogger Stacey said...

The lamp and the tea towel are adorable. I love how you tied the ribbon and put the flower on the lampshade. It's unexpected and perfect! Loving those colors!

May 23, 2010 at 7:48 PM  
Blogger Debrah said...

Super cute, love it!

http://housewifeeclectic.com

May 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM  
Blogger Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love how the poppy you put on the lampshade goes so well with your poppy picture above it! Great and simple idea to dress up a lampshade. I'm trying not to spend either; I have at least 3 projects sitting waiting so I will have to breakdown and get some more black spray paint.

May 23, 2010 at 8:36 PM  
Blogger Martina said...

Hey Debbie I just love what you did to the lampshade it looks so pretty!! Great job my friend! I 've been doing projects like crazy painting and distressing furniture I really gotta stop though,all I do is walk around and look to see what next(LOL)!!Hope you had great weekend!

May 23, 2010 at 8:36 PM  
Blogger ourlifeinaclick.blogspot.com said...

The lamp shade looks great! Kind of like a flower for your hair. You are energetic...wow!! Of course I love the oranges in your trifle bowl. ;)

-heather

May 23, 2010 at 8:41 PM  
Blogger Le Chateau des fleurs said...

LOVE IT!!!
so EASY TOO!
XOXO
Frenchy

May 23, 2010 at 8:50 PM  
Blogger Angie said...

Girl I can't keep up with you! I didn't think there was anyone out there that changed and "tweeked" their decor as much as I did. I was VERY wrong! ;) Looks great!

May 23, 2010 at 8:58 PM  
Blogger Pam @ diy Design Fanatic said...

Very nice touch, Debbie! Hope you had a great weekend!

May 23, 2010 at 9:05 PM  
Blogger carissa @ lowercase letters said...

so pretty!!! i love the fabric you used on the lamp!

May 23, 2010 at 9:24 PM  
Blogger The Polka Dot Closet said...

CUTE...There i said it! I wake up everyday wit a list of to dos and projects also. I hate for everyday to end because I am having so much fun!!

Carol

May 23, 2010 at 9:32 PM  
Blogger Nichol said...

Not boring anymore! Love it. Hope your week is wonderful:)

May 23, 2010 at 9:54 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

Great idea! I have a lamp shade that is boring me and didn't know if I could commit to an entire recover. But I could handle this.

May 23, 2010 at 9:57 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

What a great idea!

May 23, 2010 at 10:14 PM  
Blogger Susan @ Entertain Exchange said...

Love it and it's so easy!

May 23, 2010 at 10:54 PM  
Blogger Jemsmom said...

What a sweet lampshade! You are awesome!

May 23, 2010 at 10:58 PM  
Blogger Shelia said...

Hi Debbie! Oh, honey, I wish I had just a bit of your energy! :) Love your little lamp shade redo and love it even more that it's gracing a Rooster! :) Love them yard birds.
I adore your dining room with all of those windows and I love your colors!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

May 23, 2010 at 11:40 PM  
Blogger Carrie said...

Love the fabric and the lamp. Hmmm... I have some extra fabric. Thanks for the inspiration.

May 23, 2010 at 11:42 PM  
Blogger Linda said...

Debbie~ that lamp is SO cute! What a charming idea!

May 24, 2010 at 12:11 AM  
Blogger FLOWERSHOPGURL said...

Hi Debbie, You're like the "energizer bunny" you keep going...going... and you always come up with wonderful creative designs. Thank you for visiting and leaving your comment on my Thrifty "RED" finds, I flipped my "LID". I loved getting that pretty oven set for $3.99 what a deal! Have a great week. I was happy I was able to link up this week. Now that you got me thrifting, I'm hooked...but I did pop into Home Goods today, cuz I knew they were suspicous that I haven't been around...don't want them to know I'm cheating on them. Your secret is safe with me...I'm not telling and you're not telling...so all is good!
Have a great week!
Hugz,
Kim

May 24, 2010 at 12:31 AM  
Blogger xinex said...

The lampshade turned out really cute, Debbie. What a great idea!...Christine

May 24, 2010 at 12:47 AM  
Blogger linda said...

well if that is not the dang cuteist shade i ever seen:)

May 24, 2010 at 2:05 AM  
Blogger Belle said...

Very nice art. I love it!

May 24, 2010 at 4:25 AM  
Blogger Trac~ said...

WOW - that is SO CUTE! I love your house and the color scheme is GORGEOUS! P.S. No worries on the award - I completely understand! Have a great day and a great week ahead! Big hugs! :o)

May 24, 2010 at 5:54 AM  
Blogger TOTEally Posh! said...

Debbie, Thanks for stopping in over at my little blog! I will definitely link to you in my post. My computer had issues yesterday as I was trying to do that.

I found you last week and have so much enjoyed perusing your blog! I LOVE your decorating style!!!! And I love your post today! I've got several lamp shades that I've been trying to decide what to do... maybe you've given me another possibility!

Erin

May 24, 2010 at 7:44 AM  
Blogger FLOWERSHOPGURL said...

Hi Debbie, Thank you for visiting and leaving your sweet comment on my "Sunday Favorites... The Romance of "PINK"! I really do love the pink pillow, Sissie makes beautiful items and I'm please to own one! Hope you have an awesome day!
Hugz,
Kim

May 24, 2010 at 8:12 AM  
Blogger Ms. Bake-it said...

No Howard Johnson I have ever seen looked like that! I like the lampshade, it really looks great. I am not surprised that you say you are a "ball of energy" because your energy comes through your posts.

~ Tracy

May 24, 2010 at 9:24 AM  
Blogger Mumsy said...

Debbie, seriously now, can and come and live with you? You can rub off some of that energy on me, and I can learn some creativeness from you too.

Simple, but so elegant looking lamp shade.

May 24, 2010 at 9:57 AM  
Blogger Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

What a fabulous DIY transformation~well done!

I hope you have stopped by to enter my giveaway.

May 24, 2010 at 10:11 AM  
Blogger Patti said...

What a great way to change update a plain shade!! Nice job!
Stop over for a chance at a CSN LANTERN Giveaway - patti

May 24, 2010 at 10:53 AM  
Blogger Cathy said...

So sorry I missed the party...we were celebrating our anniversary;)! I hope ya'll had a wonderful time too!

Your little lamp redo is DARLING! Love that it is a simple project with such big impact...I LOVE IT...don't even get me started on the litlle tea towel...too cute for words and it is perfect on your shelves...so pretty!

You know I am a huge fan of everything you do...such a talented girl!

Enjoy!
CAthy

May 24, 2010 at 11:17 AM  
Blogger Melanie said...

You breakfast room is so happy! It would make me smile to wake up to that every morning:)

May 24, 2010 at 11:24 AM  
Blogger Melanie said...

You breakfast room is so happy! It would make me smile to wake up to that every morning:)

May 24, 2010 at 11:24 AM  
Blogger Ann's Page said...

Love it~! I wanted to say Hi~! Thanks for stopping by my lonely blog~! I love your style ,and you seem sooooooooooo nice.

Blessing's
Ann

May 24, 2010 at 12:44 PM  
Blogger laterg8r said...

such an adorable lamp - it looks nothing like hojo's (men) LOL :D

May 24, 2010 at 12:55 PM  
Blogger Creative Carmelina said...

Hi Debbie
you sound like me..you get your rest..and then you're ready for more creativity! right!!!!!

people ask me that same question....!

nice lamp makeover...it's all in the simple things....and voila...a new look! great job!

ciao bella!
creative carmelina

May 24, 2010 at 1:06 PM  
Blogger HollyC said...

Presh! Good job, Debbie! I just had another one of those 'why didn't I think of that' moments! I love,love,love the poppy on the shade! Thanks for sharing.
~Holly

May 24, 2010 at 2:05 PM  
Blogger Susan S. said...

Looking GOOD around your house...I love the Poppy added to the lamp shade. :)

May 24, 2010 at 2:16 PM  
Blogger Glenda/MidSouth said...

How cute! I have a shade I keep threatening to do something with, but have not.
Enjoy your week.

May 24, 2010 at 3:31 PM  
Blogger ~J said...

Okay..you're amazing!! I am so jealous of your dining area!! It's incredible..you have great style!

May 24, 2010 at 4:30 PM  
Blogger The Working Home Keeper said...

Beautiful! Love your blog! Always cool to find another Carolina girl in blogland :)

Mary Ellen

May 24, 2010 at 4:36 PM  
Blogger Shellbelle said...

Cute redo! I love "shopping" in my house also, I get the best bargains!

May 24, 2010 at 5:13 PM  
Blogger podso said...

There you are; I haven't "seen you" in awhile. I sewed buttons on a lampshade last year, but this is just as cute as can be!

May 24, 2010 at 5:55 PM  
Blogger Emily {Frilly Details} said...

What a cute idea to dress up a lamp! Poppies are one of my favorite flowers. :)

May 24, 2010 at 6:26 PM  
Anonymous Merrie said...

Very pretty! The lamp looks so nice in that spot with it's makeover.

May 24, 2010 at 8:28 PM  
Blogger Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

First girl ship me some of that energy ha ha!! Oh to be young again...love your sweet lamp...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

May 24, 2010 at 9:02 PM  
Blogger Pinky said...

You are so darn creative, clever and, like you said, a BALL OF ENERGY!!!! Love how you just think of something and make it happen. XO, Pinky

May 24, 2010 at 9:11 PM  
Blogger Kelle Dame said...

Cute! I love it with the pops of blue in the room. Cant go wrong with poppies!

May 24, 2010 at 9:11 PM  
Blogger CHERI said...

You have SO much energy and SO many cute ideas! Love the lamp with the posie! Glad you visited my blog and enjoyed the Mole Cricket post! We do tend to get bored around here! I am always trying to think of things to keep the grands busy when they come. Later this week or next we will be working on some science experiments. I hope to post the results!

May 24, 2010 at 9:21 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

I love it!! Who would have thought such a simple flower would make such a grand statement. Thanks for sharing.
Sandy

May 24, 2010 at 9:26 PM  
Blogger ★All Thingz Related★ said...

This is so pretty. Poppies are one of my favorites!
Thanks for sharing @ Anything Related!
{Rebekah}

May 24, 2010 at 9:27 PM  
Blogger Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Now how cute is that lamp shade! Love your pop of color.

May 24, 2010 at 9:33 PM  
Blogger Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com said...

Very cute! It's like your little shade got a sweet little accessory. Love it!

May 24, 2010 at 9:38 PM  
Blogger Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Debbie,
That is one "COOL" looking lamp after her makeover! Thanks for coming to my PARTY!

Blessings,
Linda

May 24, 2010 at 10:00 PM  
Blogger Home's Where My Heart Is said...

My gosh, you are so creative!! I don't know how you come up with this stuff, but it's great!!

:)Erin

May 24, 2010 at 10:45 PM  
Blogger Blondie's Journal said...

Your energy inspires me, Debbie!!! I love the lamp shade...it looks very happy adorned with the poppy!! I love it. And I love the shot of your dining room...SO pretty.

Thanks for popping over. I'll be back for another peek soon! :-)

xoxo
Jane

May 24, 2010 at 11:26 PM  
Blogger Tausha said...

Found you from Kreative Krafts-so glad I did. What a super cute, little makeover! I espesically love your yellow cart in the photo! My mom had one of those growing up, of course it wasn't such a luscious yellow color-but..
So thrilled I get to check out the rest of your blog!! Just your title alone had me hooked!!
Please, stop by sometime and visit! Love meeting new friends!!!
Happy Monday!!

May 24, 2010 at 11:45 PM  
Blogger Tausha said...

Ha! I am stupid! I am blaming it on the strong narcotics!! As I was stalking your blog-I am thinking-Duh duh duh Tausha!! You know Debbie and all of her fabulousenss already! Yea, I am a little slow. I had to come back and comment so you didn't think that I am a total flake-only sort of one!! Ha! Hope I gave you a good giggle!! Maybe this is a sign I should go to bed!

May 25, 2010 at 12:04 AM  
Blogger Suzanne said...

I love the color orange and additions you made to the shade are fabulous -- especially with the poppy print above it!

May 25, 2010 at 12:30 AM  
Blogger Heather @ Gerber Days said...

You totally changed that lamp shade from boring to FAB! I love it.

May 25, 2010 at 12:32 AM  
Blogger Barbara Jean said...

That Poppy on the lamp shade is awesome!
On the black ribbon, even better.
thanks

barbara jean

May 25, 2010 at 1:01 AM  
Blogger Jilly said...

Your house is so cute! I can't decorate outside of brown and leather (the hubby likes)! Looks like I may need to rethink some things! Jilly
www.brycenbaby.blogspot.com

May 25, 2010 at 4:42 AM  
Blogger Natasha said...

That is a lovely way to decorate your lamp. I must make sure my sister Holly sees this as she loves poppies.

Best wishes,
Natasha.

May 25, 2010 at 6:26 AM  
Blogger simpledaisy said...

So simple & so cute:)

May 25, 2010 at 6:31 AM  
Blogger ♥ Sonny ♥ said...

this is adorable,, I'm definately stealing , cough, I mean borrowing this idea for my bathroom lamp.. you always do the cutest things.

hugs
Sonny

May 25, 2010 at 7:26 AM  
Blogger Sue said...

What an easy peasy change that brightened up your tabletop! Orange is a fun color- last fall's furniture market was so full of that color!
:-) Sue

May 25, 2010 at 10:39 AM  
Blogger marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

That lampshade is just sooooooooo cute. What a great idea. Now who would have ever though of such a thing, but it is just fabulous. I love how it ties into the picture, and the teatowel and lemons on your stand are so pretty. Love the lemons on the table and the touch of orange with it is wonderful. I am so in love with orange and blue and green and blue. Great combinations. Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

May 25, 2010 at 11:10 AM  
Blogger Rory from Tools Are For Women Too! said...

Your house says..."we have fun here!" Thanks for helping make this weeks Modern Craftswoman Monday the most successful so far! Rory

May 25, 2010 at 12:10 PM  
Blogger AshTreeCottage said...

I agree, easy peasy and very cute too!!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

May 25, 2010 at 1:07 PM  
Blogger Ann said...

Mr. Rooster looks so snazzy!! I love the idea.
Thanks for sharing.
Fondly,
Ann
@
The Tattered Tassel

May 25, 2010 at 1:24 PM  
Blogger Jessica Warrick said...

your very creative. Following from FMbT you can follow back at http://punkrockmomma.com

May 25, 2010 at 1:56 PM  
Blogger Haupi said...

Debbie, I don't blame you one tiny bit!! I've had it these awards too - it's just more work!!!

Now back to the fun....Ooooooweee, I love the winners' pictures... there's just so much talent out there.

May 25, 2010 at 3:00 PM  
Blogger Theresa @ 612Riverside said...

That turned out so cute! What a great transformation to a boring shade. Thanks for sharing! Theresa

May 25, 2010 at 5:44 PM  
Blogger CINNIBONBON said...

The touch of fabic on top is the kicker!! Love it, it's chic!

May 25, 2010 at 9:07 PM  
Blogger littlethings1 said...

The lampshade is adorable ! You always have something to inspire on your blog ! Yup...leave it to a guy to have a comment like that , cute!
Eunice

May 25, 2010 at 9:51 PM  

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