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Monday, January 21, 2013

Mod Mix Monday #85

Half Painted Walls
I never thought that walls painted half way up would look so good.
High ceilings a must...I would think.
This room is so casual and pretty.

Sorry, Mod Mix Monday is getting such a late start.
I worked 10 hours yesterday.
Working ten hours straight is usually nothing to me.
But I'd only slept a couple of hours Friday night and about four Saturday because 
I had to be up super early for the plumber on Saturday.
And up super early to go in to Pier 1 on Sunday.
I have learned too....working 10 hours on my feet is FAR different than working 10 hours on 
my butt.

I was worn out when I got home last night.
I tried to do this post...but I kept nodding off.

Good news is....I have a complete new sewer line which will 
last me and the next few generations that live in this house.

Yesterday, I was busy unpacking and arranging new Easter stuff that came in at Pier 1.
Oh! The best! The best Easter stuff we've ever had.
I love Easter stuff.
All those pretty pastels.

You MUST go by your local Pier 1 and check it out. 
I'll take some photos too to share here.
Our front table is to die for.
The cutest Easter table, ever.
I'm currently trying to figure out how to duplicate myself without buying lots of stuff.

Ok, I've rambled enough...on to my favorites from last week.
Restoration Redoux has a harrowing dog story and turned this dog of a dresser into something fabulous.
Just look at these pretty curtains at City Farmhouse!
I'd put them in my own kitchen in a heartbeat!
Love the pom poms!
Number Fifty-Three styled her dresser in her master bedroom.
It's quirky and elegant at the same time. 
I adore that silver dome sitting on the chair at the right.
The Refeathered Roost brought some springtime to her sideboard in the entry.
Oh...I love all these colors.
Martha Leone Design shared this pretty french table redo.
I thought her photos were just scrumptious with the little tomatoes resting on top of the newly
shabbied table.
And finally, I just couldn't resist this over the top Valentine bedroom at
Penny's Vintage Home.
Look at that chenille bedspread!
It's like one big box of Valentine candy.

I'll be back tomorrow with my little winter mantel display.
Then on to Valentine's Day.

Mom goes back to the doctor tomorrow for her first check up since the surgery.
I expect it to go well....although her blood pressure has been higher than it should be.

Share your Mod Mixes for this week below.
Remember anything old made over to be new...anything new changed up to look old.
New and old together...
Please include the Mod Mix Monday logo and back link to me.
Use a permalink to your post, for sure.

If you link up...I'd appreciate it, if you'd follow me.


Debra @ Life in a 320 square foot home said...

Hi Nita! I....am.....back! I don't comment much these days, so stinkin' busy, but I always have time to check out what you have posted. I just love your blog. When you write, it is as if we were in your kitchen having coffee (or wine, depending on the time of day!) just chatting.

Love ya!

Shannon Fox said...

Thanks for hosting. I hope your mom's appointment goes well!! And the plumber visit too.

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Nita, for the feature. Always love looking at all the lovely things people link up at Mod Vintage Life. So much fun!

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Thanks for hosting!!


Andrea at Opulent Cottage said...

Ooohhh that aqua dresser! I really hope the girls let me do something like that for their apartment. And that scallopey table 3 links ahead of me, I'm afraid to even go and see what it is, I want it so much. Let us know how your mom is!
xo, Andrea

Olive said...

Hi Nita, oh my goodness that chenille spread is killing me. Thanks for the invite, I never feel modern so that is why I do not link up. I love Easter stuff too. Hugs, Olive

Bring Pretty Back said...

Nita , I agree I LOVE the pastels at Easter as as well!
Have a pretty day!

Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home said...

Thank you so much for featuring my chenille Valentine bedspread! Have a great week...hugs, Penny

Cindi Myers said...

Nita, that first photo hit me like a jolt! I have had that one "pinned" and I thought of doing my bedroom like that. I don't have tall ceilings at all. In fact it is a dormer room, that's why I liked the idea. Hmmm. what do you think?
Glad to hear your Mom is doing well and also to read about that sewer line, that it's finished and done with. OK, you have officially had all the "not so good stuff" happen, now no more. Only good things from now on are in your future! :)
I'm off to check out these excellent Mod Mix Picks! You know I gotta read the dog story one first!
xoxo - Cindi

Carol said...

I'm so glad I found your blog by way of Stacey at Poofing the Pillows. I linked up with you today and started following.


My Shabby Chic Home said...

Thanks for hosting!!!!
Have a great week!
Lorena from Madrid

Dewena said...

Hurrah! Sewer line finished! You can mark that one off the list now. Was your water cut off for a long time? Or the toilets unusable?

I hope you get some sleep this week.

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Hi Nita, the plumbing stuff is really essential. Glad that job is done. Thanks for hosting, love joining in. Maybe now you will squeeze in time to catch up on some of that missed sleep.

Cindy said...

Yay! I have joined you again, finally! All of the entries look wonderful, I look forward to checking them out.
I hope you get a good nights sleep tonight!
Hugs, Cindy

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Thank you for hosting! Can't wait to see the Easter displays at my local Pier One. Wishing you a pretty week. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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Unknown said...

Thank you so much for hosting an awesome party Nita, I LOVE the half painted wall, gorgeous!

xoxo, Tanya

Sharon Rexroad's Bringing Creativity 2 Life said...

Nita -- here's hoping the crack down your mom's frontside gets good marks tomorrow and that the crack down the plumbers backside this past weekend remained hidden!


Very nice features. Thank you for hosting and having me. Have a great week.

Vanessa said...

Hi, Nita

Thank you so much for hosting this lovely party. Have a great week.



SewSweetVIntage said...

Love the half painted wall. Sorry to hear about new sewer line. We are going to have to get estimates for ours. Was it very costly? Ours is the main line out side?

Diane said...

Nice to hear your mom is continuing to do well. Thanks for taking the time to host with your busy schedule!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

Very nice party. I didn't link up anything because I had nothing this week that was a mix of modern and old and I like to follow party rules... BUt I'll be back an other week as I'm now a follower.

Unknown said...

Thank you Nita! I am so thrilled. Lovin that half painted wall too:)!Have a great week. Jen

Diane | An Extraordinary Day said...

Hi Nita!
Just discovered your blog today via Charm Bracelet Diva. What a great place you have here! I'm going to have to dedicate some time to browsing around. I also linked up. ;)
Wishing you an Extraordinary week!

Ivy Lane said...

Hi Nita, Hope your Mom is doing much better...

*** if you get a moment, I am contemplating a "modern rescue"..please pop over to my blog and check out my recent finds..need an opinion please! Would be greatly appreciated! :) Have a great day!

CEO Lisa Anne - L.A said...

Dear Nita,
Hope your Mom is feeling better. Thanks for hosting! Wishing you a wonderful weekend.