Wednesday, May 8, 2013


Good Morning!

Although I am already enjoying spending time in my craft room, I am still trying to finish setting it up.
Every time I have a couple of hours to myself, I am in there tweaking and organizing. 

 Last week I cleaned out the closet in that room. Wow! That was a job that took me all day. 
Since that was our spare room for a long while, it became everybody's "dumping ground". LOL
Well, it is empty and clean now and just waiting to put in some shelves to help me organize my supplies.

Meanwhile, I did a little spray paint project and I have been working on the very empty large wall 
on the left side of the room. Almost finished with it and I will share soon.

Do you remember the little lamp I added on top of my fabric cabinet? It is a very old lamp that we have had for years.

I added to it a burlap flower that I made a while back hoping to change the look of the lamp a little, 
but still not satisfied!

Soooo, this past weekend, I bought a can of my favorite paint, Valspar paint and primer in one.
I used "Cut Ruby" with gloss finish.

And this is what it looks like now.

What do you think?
A very easy 30 minute project. This paint dries very fast!

 Thank you to all who has participated on Tuesdays at Our Home #9
You don't know how much I appreciate you taking the time to come link up every week.
Link party is still going strong! You can find it here.

Enjoy your day!


  1. Love the update, Maria Elena! The red looks great with your updated lampshade, too.

  2. What a jewel! Cut Ruby created a masterpiece! Love this quick change.

  3. I love red! That looks so much nicer painted red with that cute flower! Visiting from

  4. As soon as I saw the red bow and read the words spray paint I was hoping your color was going to be red! It's so amazing what a little paint can do! I love what you did with this lamp -- great makeover! XOXO

  5. This is fabulous! I really need to get better with spray paint. If our weather would just get nice I could practice a bit outside. I LOVE the bow! :)


  6. The lamp came out so cute...looks perfect for your craft room.

  7. Isn't it amazing what a color change will do? Looks great!!! ~~Angela

  8. Looks great, Maria! I just love those cute little flowers you make :)


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