Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Drab to Fab

I didn't think I'd go this long without blogging but had a busy weekend! Sadly not super productive. I must admit I've been adicted to reading...the Sookie Stackhouse, Charlaine Harris's The Southern Vampire Mysteries....and though I bet this speaks volumes about my reading habits....I.AM.HOOKED. I won't delve into the amount of time I spend huddled on the couch with my nook, but I will say it is dreadfully embarassing how into these books I am. I have left several subtle hints to the hubs that it would make a happy wife if he would come home with the TrueBlood series on DVD, sooner than later. Thanks.

Also my sister accepted a job in Dallas on Friday so I've been helping her in her virtual apartment search. She is selling a lot of her oversized furniture that is housed in her current rustic, brick exposed flat and I am having a ball brainstorming ideas for a new modern/contemporary place in downtown Dallas. I'm terribly sad to see her move away but this is such an amazing experience and I'm looking forward to visits!

So far I have two project ideas we aim to do in the next 3.5 weeks.

How glam is this!
 It started out as this plain little thing found at Ikea.

We are going all black and gold in her bedroom and I am so excited to try out a similar project. We are setting out to thrift and find a great dresser to mimic this lovely transformation from drab to fab! (In more detail here: http://marcusdesigninc.blogspot.com/2011/02/my-ikea-diy-dorothy-draper-style.html)

Will blog about the other one tomorrow, pulling myself away from my reading and going out with the hubs and friends. :)


(i also am too rushed to proof right now, excuse any and all errors :) enjoy your evening!!!)


  1. um..WOW thats pretty impressive! I wish I was that creative!


  2. Love it! I have the same gray paint color in my dining room!

  3. I am so excited to go thrifting its ridic!
    I don't know if we will use the same design on the drawers but i LOVE the little pulls and we are def going black and gold!