~Tomato Creek Prims~
A simple life...Stush and I, the kids and the grands♥

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

~Whatcha Working on Wednesday~

Hi everyone!
I'm late again for WWW but that does usually happen when I have a 1 o'clock hair appt. on a Wednesday. Plus our power was out right when I was using the computer this morning...seems a cement truck hit a utility pole so I had to put makeup on in a dark bathroom with only candle light to see by:)

This is what I worked on today, I bought this clock for 50% off at The Country Store last Friday and was thrilled, I had been on the look out for one for my mantel, so I was hoping to see one at GW cheap then prim it up but I hadn't had any luck in finding one there.Well, when I got it up to the counter though I noticed that the top and bottom of the clock were a dark green... so then I had to decide if I wanted to buy it and paint it, as you can see I decided to bring it home:0 This first pic is the finished clock after I painted and stained it...I used a colonial blue then the walnut stain. It turned out great and now I'm glad I did buy it and do a little redo on it.

This is the pic of it when I remembered to take a picture, as you can see I had already started to paint it! You can tell at the bottom that it is a dark green. Funny how they would use green instead of blue!





I'm also working on a patriotic sampler in the mornings and evenings...I have quite a few frames from GW I need to fill with some samplers:)


Well, that's about all I've been up to, as I said I went and got my hair trimmed and colored today then went to Michele's to water her flowers while they are in Ocean City, when I got home Stush had painted the ceilings in the livingroom and diningroom so I guess the end is in sight:)
Stop by Leslie's and see what everyone is up to for WWW!!!





20 comments:

  1. Oh I love how that clock turned out! Definately like the blue better!
    Would you like an ivory painted spice rack? If so, let me know and the one that I posted about today is yours! Bottles included. Drop me a line when you get a chance!

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  2. Love your background color!
    On your blog.
    Pamela in NE OH

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  3. Great job on the clock, Rondell!

    Mandy

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  4. Very nice Rondell! And I love your valance in your header...
    Take care, Kimberly

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  5. I am loving all of the blue ideas and redo's! I always love seeing what you are up to. I can't wait to see more house pictures. :)

    Donna

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  6. The clock looks great , Rondell. Heck, I'm always repainting things. Becky

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  7. I can't wait to see the finished!!
    Hugs, Lisa

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  8. That close is definately a keeper! Can't wait to see pictures of it on your mantle! Thanks for the nice comments about our new addition! She's also a keeper! Have a good day, Dawn

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  9. Rondell,
    I love how your clock turned out. Like your new blog background as well.
    Pam

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  10. Great job with the clock, Rondell ... and hooray for painted ceilings! Progress!

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  11. You would think with the stars on the bottom that it would seem more patriotic. It just screams for blue. What a great find!

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  12. Oooh, love the clock! Great re-do :) Love the blog change-up too. I've missed a lot while I was gone lol
    Jen

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  13. The clock came out great Rondell. Really cute! What a difference the paint and stain make. Even us prim girls need to tell time huh?!! So much nicer than the electric ones. And 50% off - can't beat that.

    Have a great day!! hugs, Linda

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  14. Love that clock Rondell! :-) Have a great day!
    Janae

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  15. Love the clock. WOW, a man that paints while your away!!! Can't beat that huh! Maybe you could send him my way! lol Thank heavens for candles...... ♥

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  16. The clock loos great!
    I like your "header" picture on your blog too!
    Those eggs are neat!
    Did you paint those as well?

    Have a great day!
    Backwoodsprim

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  17. Love your new background! It's always hard to commit to one background. There are so many I like...LOL Love you new clock! Great find. And I need to get stitchin'! Have a great weekend!

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  18. Rondell,
    I'm just catching up from last Wednesday! Where has time went?

    Everything looks great and it seems you're making progress. Before long things should be done :)

    I need to work on stitching...I keep carrying around my bag but I haven't done anything :( What is my problem?

    Have a great night!

    Leslie

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Love to read each and everyone of your comments...thanks for taking the time to stop by for a visit... your always welcome♥
Rondell