Thursday, June 5, 2014

De-cluttering the Family Room & Flowers

 I picked these little flowers a couple weeks ago and don't they look so sweet in the blue pitcher on the mantle :)

 Mr Gnome lives in this planter just outside the breezeway. He has lived there for a couple of years and seems very happy :)

 CONFESSION: This is the family room in the walk-out level of our home. This photo was taken AFTER I put away a FEW's been a MESS far TOO LONG! Just ask hubby! I'm embarrassed to even show you this...

 This is the AFTER which I finished "de-cluttering" today! It's like a new room!

Another view. We price our re-sell items here and the table had been loaded with "stuff" FAR TOO LONG!

MUCH BETTER! I had to get it together before the bridal shower, just in case the shower needs to be in the family room.

I've also started working out! It's been a long time since I've worked out! DISCIPLINE...

Tomorrow is haircut and we are then visiting Mark, who has the cancer. Saturday is my Mom's birthday, taking her and my Auntie out for dinner. Grandgirl has fast pitch tourneys that we'll watch if they don't get rained out. A fun and fast weekend!

Thank you for your prayers for Mark. I know that God hears and answers :)



Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Well, those sure are some neat "Before and Afters"! Doesn't it feel so good to get stuff like that finally done?
Sounds like you have a jam packed weekend. Enjoy it, dear friend!
Erica :)

NanaDiana said...

Praying for Mark. You got a LOT done there, Deb. It looks wonderful. I have an area like that in our basement that seems to be the catch-all for everything. Wanna come over and help? lol xo Diana

Patti said...

My Craftroom is such a huge mess! Maybe if I take before pictures, I'll clean it up! This was a fun post. Blessings to Mark.

boopnut said...

I have a couple of areas like the "before" pictures. You inspire me, but too busy the next two weeks.
My prayers go out for Mark.

Linda said...

I am glad to see others have messes too. My basement looks like a hoarders paradise....crafting stuff and rummage items... but I have to prioritize and use my energy on first things first. Right now that is planting and keeping the house liveable, no time for 'extras'. Prayers for Mark, prayer is wonderful!!!

Theresa said...

A de-cluttering makes you feel good, doesn't it? I have some to do around my house too! Enjoy your day and I'll be praying for Mark! HUGS!

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Hi Deb, You sure got a lot accomplished. I have to declutter my store room of found treasures every few months. It gets so over run and messy. Glad I'm not the only one who has to do this.
Have a nice visit with Mark. Prayers continue!
Happy Friday!

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

I think I may need to do some before and afters, my house is looking a little on the hoarder side! haha In the living room and craft room, I've got all sorts of things out! Thanks for some inspiration! Have a fun filled weekend!! Prayers for your friend! xo Holly

Faye said...

My doesn't even look like the same room! So then there is hope for me and my cluttered house? I just want to know how did you do it and what did you do with all the stuff :)!!! I wish I was that good!
Blessings to Mark.

Annette said...

Your place looks great! I love to see my place when all the clutter has been removed. Congrats on working out. That does take discipline!! Prayers for Mark.

Debbie Kay said...

Hi Deb,

Thank you for the motivation! I am going to clean out my shed tomorrow....thanks to you! :)

I love that little area where you price your resale items, its so cozy.

Smiles & Hugs,


Earlene L. said...

Neat as a pin and pretty rooms.
Is that a rat terrier I see? Those are the sweetest dogs ever!
Have a good weekend

Susie said...

I know you must feel a 100% better with everything put away. I could always find something to sort. xoxo,Susie

Musings from Kim K. said...

You are one busy gal. I keep thinking about all the closets and our overflowing toy basement that needs a good sorting out. It's so much work. I'd much rather craft. Have fun with your very full weekend! We'll be celebrating Josie's birthday! Party on!!

vivian said...

lol! I love seeing when someone else has a little mess on their hands! makes me feel so much more normal. I have a mess in my living room right now because I switching parrot cages this morning so I have two huge parrot cages and bird seed and newspaper all over the place. There are dishes in my sink.. and my craft room is beyond a mess! lol!
It sounds like you have busy plans for the weekend.. I plan on grocery shopping, working on some bear orders and tomorrow violet will be here to keep me company!
have a great weekend

vintage grey said...

Beautiful flowers and sweet home!! Enjoy your weekend!! xo Heather

Sandy McClay said...

Deb! I am so proud of you!!! The basement looks amazing! Doesn't it feel good? My craft room is a mess and I am hating it...I am hoping this Scrap Rack makes a difference...
Have a great weekend!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh Deb...Hurray on the family room!! that has got to feel sooo good!
PS: so great to talk to you yesterday...I found the chocolate wine in the refrigerator section lol!


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