Country Living...Island Dreaming

January 19, 2012

Quick Change

On New Year's Day
I tore through the house,
packing up every last speck of Christmas decor
so I could start out fresh for the new year.

Then several days later,
I noticed I still had this hanging in my bathroom.

But I left it
because I hadn't decided
what to put in the frame.

Now here we are in mid-January
and I cannot have this thing on my wall anymore!
As cute as it is,
it was time to go!

But rather than commit to a photo
or worse yet, attempt to do something crafty...
I decided to go simple
until I came up with a permanent solution.

Can you see it through the glare?
It's a quote from a song.

Not much better of a shot...

"Knee deep in the water somewhere
Got the blue sky breeze blowin wind thru my hair
Only worry in the world
Is the tide gonna reach my chair"
- Zac Brown Band

Yes, I thought a nice little beachy quote would work well in there.
Maybe that little subtle hint would have pushed my husband over the edge
and he would have agreed on a Caribbean vacation.

Which reminds me...
is officially
A BUST!

It is not happening this year.
I guess my hints weren't obvious enough
(and neither was the begging and pleading - LOL)

Oh well.
He did make up for it
 with those great Seinfeld seats last weekend!

Anyway,
I hope you enjoyed my masterpiece of a wall hanging.
I just blow myself away with creativity these days.
What amazing thing will I come up with next?

While you bloggers are out there
ripping out walls,
refinishing cabinets,
painting furniture...
I am typing up a quote and sticking it in a frame.
Brilliant, I tell you!

Have you made any subtle changes this week?

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15 comments

  1. Love the Zac Brown song...I listen to him down here in SC.

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  2. I love it! I think it is the perfect quote and I am so sorry operation Caribbean Vacation has been poo-pooed. :( Maybe next year.
    xoxoxo

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  3. I love what you have done and I may have to copy it!

    Zac Brown is from Dahlonega, GA just a few miles from my hometown. We listen to his music a lot.

    Thanks for sharing a great looking, creative idea.

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  4. I, for one, think it's a great idea. Much better than my bathroom walls, since I have left them blank!! By the way, did you watch the season premiere of Royal Pains last night? I did!

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  5. I love Zac Brown and hope to see them in concert this year! I am also happy to hear you girls like my little change. Sometimes when I do something small I don't know if I should bother mentioning it -but I am glad I did!

    No, Heather I didn't watch Royal Pains but recorded it. I was too tired last night but I LOVE that show! Can't wait to see it!

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  6. Very crafty! Simple but sooo nice! Sorry about the trip...oh well, there-is-always-tomorrow! Have a great day! Hugs

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  7. Love love Zac Brown Band!! And that is one of my 'most favorite' songs!!
    Great idea for the frame! Maybe next year for the Caribbean?!!

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  8. Well, that's more crafty than I've been so far this year. I havn't done one single thing. Love the quote, great idea. Hugs, Marty

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  9. That's so funny. I always have pile of things I forgot to put away after the holidays. The neater I am, the more organized the storing process, the more things I find after it's in the closet.

    Bummer about those black doors. I was looking forward to the after shots! xo

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  10. You are my kind of diy'er! I love those words and the thoughts they provoke. How relaxing!

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  11. That looks great and love the words!
    Thanks for popping in to see me.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  12. I've done this before too. I love personalized art like this, and it looks great too!
    Stacy

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  13. Your bathroom looks amazing.

    LOVE Zac!!! Happy Friday!

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  14. Now that's my kind of decorating! Wish I could whip up the energy to do my Christmas Deconstruction, though. Working on the tree today - reluctantly. The house already feels naked without the Christmas doo-dads around, the tree is the last thing to go and MAJOR. I even shoveled out the snow in the driveway this morning rather than remove one more ornament from the tree :)

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  15. It's lovely and sorry about the Caribbean getaway... stay warm by the fireplace and spring/summer will be here before you know it...!

    Linda
    Sand and Sea

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