Monday, July 23, 2007

Fun, fun, fun in the bathroom!

I had a cold on Thursday and Friday and didn't meet my deadline of having the bathroom light up by Saturday morning. Luckily our guests don't mind working around my mess. But the hole is patched. All I have left to do is sand the plaster one more time and paint. Then the new light fixture can go up. Just about there!

Through all this pain, I started to think about the upstairs bathroom. I have been having a hard time finding a shower curtain that I like. Then today (Monday morning surfing on the net), I think I found it! What do you think?

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Featured Etsy Artist - leigh k photography

I was bored on Saturday night, so I randomly put words into the search field on the Etsy website. I came across these wonderful photographs and had to share them. I really enjoy the lighting of the photo's. I am even thinking about buying a couple.

Please click here to see more of leigh k photography.

Monday, July 16, 2007

The Bathroom... will it ever be done??!!

I started renovating my bathroom about a month ago. If something could have gone wrong in the process it did. The first weekend I started, my friend Niko came to help. We washed the walls, filled the holes, taped, painted the ceiling, taped some more. All went pretty well the first day.

Then it came... I put the colour on the wall and started panicking. Oh ya - it was dark. I new I picked a dramatic colour, but thought it would work because there is a window in the bathroom. I was wrong.

I called Niko and burst into tears. Or well - more mike "Oh my goodness - bd is going to kill me." So, off we went to the Home Depot because Benjamin Moore is closed on Sundays. Picked a colour and we were off. Well, Behr paint is horrible. It went on crappy, so in between coats we had to sand it down. Then I spilled the can of paint in the tub. Lucky for me I had a plastic drop cloth in the tub. About 1:30 we were done painting. Never wanted to see a painted brush for a long time.
This past weekend, I went and bought a light fixture because my niece, sister-in-law, and brother-in-law (you know - db's side of the family) are coming for a visit and I still had not purchased a light. I found one right away. It is beautiful. Expensive, but beautiful. Happened that Niko was coming over - so we were going to put it in. Oh ya - not so easy. The hole the electricians punched to put the last light fixture was huge and so we had to patch the hole. So, tonight and tomorrow I have to finish patching the hole and then get the light fixture up. Lucky I had Niko! Thanks Niko!

Monday, July 9, 2007

Vernon Funtastic Tournament

Back from Vernon! It was a great time. We arrived and set up our campsite and it started to pour rain. Crazy rain! Lucky for us that our friends had a massive vestabule and we were all able to fit inside and hang out until the rain ended. There was 17 of us in total. Luckily the campground managers were nice enough to let everyone stay.

The tournament itself was fun! Our first game we were unable to play because the field was a disaster (see picture). The next morning we played on the same field - it was a little better, but not much. Yeah for playing in the mud!

Monday it was hot, hot, hot. 36 degrees! We won both our games and ended up in 6th place in the top division. Not too shabby!

Defintely will have to go to this tournament again!