Thursday, September 22, 2011

All Talk...

I have blogged about a number of projects that fall into the category of "to do" and not "look at what we did!". Have you noticed? If not, let me take a moment to air out my dirty laundry.

Back in April I talked about reupholstering a dining bench.

Guess what? Still not done.

In June, I was going to make my own shower curtain.

How'd that turn out? I'll have to let you know.

In August, I wanted to paint our Master Bedroom grey.

You guessed it: the wall is still purple.

What gives? I could list off a whole bunch of excuses. Like, I'm afraid I'm going to jack-up the bench. And I went to two fabric stores and couldn't find oversized fabric for the shower curtain. The bedroom? Well, that turned into a heated debate between me and Mr. Fix-It (I swear I'll win that one, though!). So really, we haven't done a whole lot around here. In ages.

Are you putting off any projects? How about we make a pact to GET IT DONE?


  1. Yessss. I am not alone!! Well -- besides the fact that I still have not blogged about our kitchen makeover -- those stairs we started sanding? Still only halfway sanded... 6 months later. When we got Sasha (almost 4 months ago) I said I would make him a bed. Poor dog's been sleeping on a pile of blankets this whole time (I don't think he cares though)! Let's DO this! :D

  2. Oh my gosh...I think every project I start becomes one that I end up putting off!

    Trying to finish up our bathroom renovation that I just HAD to have done a month ago...and now everything that's left to do (shower curtain, hooks, towel rods, etc.) still needs to be done :)

  3. This makes me feel better! At least I'm not the only one with a 'to do' list a mile long!

  4. We have about 10 projects that we've talked about doing, but haven't quite got around to them yet. I think part of it is we keep moving on to new ones that seem more fun or we just like to procrastinate....

  5. We have about a million that we want to do, but we can't afford it yet! We need to spend some time saving first, haha.

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  8. We have PAGES of the projects we need to start or finish. You are not alone.

  9. haha i can't even get the most basic of things on my to-do list done, so don't be too hard on yourself!

  10. Sorry, I was just laughing my ass off by the boycott american women comment! WTH!? Anyway, yes I have so many to dos it's ridiculous! However, I am finally getting time to do them so maybe I can jump on the get it done bandwagon too!