I am a dreamer.
I have been this way my entire life.
As a child I remember always being in thought,
what to make, how to make it and of course who I would marry one day:).
I would gaze out my windows and just imagine the possibilities.
Growing up I was the youngest of 4 and money was tight.
I would flip through magazines and show my mother what I dreamed of having.
She would always give me the same answer “you can make that yourself you know.”
She taught me to sew, to paint, took me to her art classes, bought me tools on birthdays and holidays so I create anything I envisioned.
Not to sound corny, but she really was the wind beneath my wings growing up.
And I am so grateful she encouraged me to “use my gifts” & taught me to be resourceful.
Fast forward to a 5 months ago, I was at the local thrift store and spotted a large and VERY heavy vintage stereo, it really needed some TLC.
I knew I needed a large piece for my family room but….
was I really going to drive home, take car seats out, drop off boys with my sister, drive back, load
this up myself all to save a few bucks….
I barely fit this piece in my SUV and drove it home, when I got home, my husband helped me load it out.
I asked him if he thought I was crazy and he said “no, I know you’ll make it GREAT:).”
At that moment I had no real plan, but was excited to get started.
Fast forward to a few days ago when I came home to a package & this inside…..
my feature in Cottages & Bungalows!
This issue is AMAZING! So many ideas & tons of decorating genius packed into one issue,
what a visual treat!
This is THAT vintage stereo, you can find the link HERE.
I still can hardly believe it,
that is my project & my name right there in print!
I know my mom would have been tickled pink over this:).
I hope you all have a blissful weekend!