Saturday, August 27, 2011

{new home......new clock}


I love my clock
it is a very large one and takes up a lot of wall space
this is it hanging on my wall in my old home
{kinda miss my old wallpaper} 



so 
I ordered a bunch of vintage wallpaper sheets the other day



and gave my old clock a facelift
{new home .....white walls}




next project
my little vintage shelf




 another set of 
vintage wallpaper I ordered
very 50ish
from here
I am thinking of covering a dresser with it
or maybe covering a wall in my laundry room
kinda like a patchwork quilt
what do you think?

xox

hugs to you
 dear friends
and
 new friends
thank you for coming by today

66 comments:

Candylei said...

That is so cute. Such a nice mixture of colors!

Not Just a Waitress said...

I do love the old wallpaper!! :)
But I LOVE the new clock!!! :)
What a great idea!! you are so creative. :)
The clock is awesome can't wait to see that cute little shelf all "made-over!!"
Blessings, my friend. :)

Maria said...

Hi Koralee!
Your clock looks very "well dressed" for your new home!
One of my favorite posts you've ever done is the one about taking time ... you posted photos of many different clocks, mostly vintage.
Your vintage paper ideas sound great! Have fun with them!
One more week of vacation... I actually have a meeting next week {conferencing with the 5th grade teachers about the reading program} Are you still teaching 5th grade, Koralee? This will be my first year with that age group {aside from my own 3 children and teaching Sunday School}
I think shopping for some new sweaters will do me some good too :o)
Have a Sweet Sunday mon amie!
*Maria

Jacqueline said...

Dearest sweet koralee, i am loving your new clock and new vintage shelf!! Loving the makeover on your beautiful clock too and those vintage wallpaper sheets are just sooo beautiful! You always have such good eyes for beautiful items! Can't wait to see your new vintage shelf makeover! Have a beautiful weekend sweet friend and love to you!

ps: Best of luck with school on monday! I am sure it's gonna be fun. :)

jacqueline
http://jqlinesocuteithurts.typepad.com/

NanaDiana said...

What a cute idea-just enough and not overpowering at all! I love it! xo Diana

Ashley said...

I love it...love the clock and the patchwork quilt design is a wonderful idea!! Xoxoxo

Kathy's Red Door Welcome said...

I love your clock's new face!

Lemon Lane Cottage said...

I love it. What a clever idea the patchwork is. Can't wait to see more.

chateaudelille said...

So clever! Thats a keeper of and idea. Fiona

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Koralee,

I love your wonderful clock and what you have done with the vintage wallpapers.
I look forward to seeing the cute vintage shelf finishes. Hope that you are enjoying your weekend and your new home.

Hugs
Carolyn

garden clippings said...

I think it's all great. You are so clever!!!

Simply Mel {Reverie} said...

Koralee ~

You are so clever! Love the new look of the clock...

Wishing you a lovely return to school.

Bisous,
Melissa

by Teresa said...

Yummy patterns... I went through a "phase" of painting clocks that I had cut out by a woodcrafter. Someday I'll have to show you. Can't wait to see your new home!
((hugs)), Teresa :-)

ivana said...

Nice new look for the clock ... whatever wallpaper you choose to use, you can't be wrong. They are all so charming ;)

tinajo said...

It´s lovely!

I bought the Canon Eos 7d, it´s a really great camera so far and I´m looking forward to know it through and through! :-)

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

What creative ideas these are, Koralee. Your clock turned out lovely, the more when on a white wall.
Have a sweetest of Sundays, ours seems to be a dry one, but it is still very early so many things can happen ;) Last week I picked the first yellow leaves from the lawn. Time to cozy up! Love always xx

Anna at the Doll House said...

There are so many beautiful wallpaper designs and now, you've got me wondering how to follow your ideas Koralee. You are such an inspiration.

Anna

Alessandra said...

You are so creative! Love the papers, and your work!

Ciao
Alessandra

found and sewn said...

Love the idea of patchwork wallpaper, great selection of prints.

francis said...

everytime I visit your blog all seems so calm and I keep thinking ...
You moved and have a new home ...Oh my .....
My youngest : Thomas moved last friday to his studenthome ..... and I am compleet out of harmony .....
sigh.......

It's me said...

Owwww...you make such a wonderful things !!...love that !! love you...xxx...

lisaroyhandbags said...

what a great idea! It still gives you a taste of fun wallpaper with your clock, just on a smaller scale :)

Bela said...

Wow, so talented lady you are Koralee!!!! I love those vintage papers!!! Patchwork quilt design? Simply adorable!!!!!!!!!
Love, Bela

andrea creates said...

i'm loving these vintage wallpapers-and what you did to your clock :)
thanks for stopping by :)

BEAR's Mom said...

i love the new look you gave to the clock.
BEAR & i weathered out the hurricane.
thankfully i didn't loose power :D
i'm going to check the vintage wallpaper site
BIG BEAR HUGS xxxx
~victoria~

Linda said...

The clock turned out great! I love the idea.

Debi@7Gates said...

The patchwork has such happy colors. I love the clock and it's size. I have big walls that need large things. We'll be waiting to see what you do with the shelf; I'm sure it will be snazzy. Deb

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Koralee,

YOU ARE A GENIUS. Your touch makes everything brighter and look as if it belongs in a magazine....WOW. You, along with Martina and other friends, have taught me how to look at color in a different way. Though I am still partial to living with French gray, white and gold, and of course splashes of aqua, I just may get bold upstairs in my loft bedroom and add some COLOR....Oooooo, I need you here!

FANTASTIC DEAREST....are you ready for the next coming week? AHHH! AND GUESS WHAT? MY BACK WENT OUT AGAIN ON ME YESTERDAY!!! Not now..NOT NOW!

BLESSINGS UPON THEE! Anita

Sewn With Grace said...

Oh my goodness, I absolutely love this!!! The colors are so pretty. What a great idea!

Becky~ said...

I love the clock.You have beautiful taste, anything would look great.The idea for the dressser toooo cute,patchwork quilt adorable.

Happy sunday to you!

Monica said...

I love the clock facelift -- very cute and creative. And the idea of 50'ish wallpaper in the laundry room sounds very cheerful

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Definitely a great idea! I just purchased a bunch of storage jars from Ikea that have rather blah plastic lids. You've given me an idea of what I can do with them.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh precious Koralee!

I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU! Now...I will be in school while the CCC is on, so I have to go on the Saturday, of course...is the the 16th, 17th, something like that! Email when you can. Let me know where you will be, etc...

rivani@bethel.edu

OH DEAR MY BACK. I am icing it, and doing the radical exercises the doc gave me for the treatment period. I was doing 100% but I guess this goes to show I never will be the same. BOOO HOOOO! But, if I can stabilize this, that is all I can expect. We are on the CONTINUIUM! BE WELL MY FRIEND and have a fabulous day! Anita

Susan said...

LOVE your new clock face...so pretty! I'm sure I would totally fall in love with your home! Thank you for your prayers for Bethanie. The power went out at work so she's home now. :) Crystal may have to go to work this afternoon. So far we still have power and right now the winds have died down. There's a tree that I've been thinking we need to have removed. Irene may do it for us! A couple of very large branches have already fallen! Enjoy the sunshine, my friend. It's supposed to come this way tomorrow! Hope so!
Blessings!

Marilyn said...

I will have to wait and see. Your creations do always look wonderful, so I am imagining new projects with vintage wallpapers will be delightful.

cathleen said...

Oh.....I just love all of it. So pretty!!!

My Blessed Serendipity Life said...

I love your new old clock. It looks fabulous with the vintage wallpaper. That little shelf is going to look real sweet with the wallpaper too. Hope you are enjoying the rest of your weekend and wishes for a happy brand new week up ahead.

Danielle

K @ Aurora Blythe said...

Think that is way cool! I don't know if I would have the patience for the pasting of it, but really admire how your perseverance paid off so beautifully!

Madelief said...

Dear Koralee,

That dresser sounds great! I would love to see the final result :-).

Love the makeover you gave your clock. Such pretty pieces of wallpaper!

Happy new week,

Madelief xox

Emily of The Best of this Life said...

Wow! I'm loving these diy ideas! The vintage wallpaper is so beautiful and elegant. I think the patchwork idea sounds perfect!

xo Emily

Dogwood said...

your blog is so wonderful and yummy.
i love the clock and the change to the face.
you are such a creative lady.
you home must be so wonderful!
have a nice and fun evening...
Cory/Dogwood

bibbitybob said...

That clock looks wonderful - you've inspired me! x

June said...

I LOVE the paper on your clock Koralee! The paper you ordered is going to wonderful no matter what you decide to do with it. You chose the coolest patterns!
I so hope we get to see the finished project.
sending hugs....

Pink Piccadilly Pastries said...

LOVE the vintage paper patchwork idea!! What can I say? You are the creativity queen!! Love your old wallpaper too! Thanks for sharing your projects with us! Jina

Hopelessly Romantic Art Studio said...

Love the clock and its update! Love the vintage wallpaper, but most of all I adore your blog. Truly, the upbeat thoughts you share brighten my days. Thanks!!!!
Gerri

GardenofDaisies said...

The wallpaper on your clock is really cute! And it will look really nice on the interior of your shelf too. I like the sound of a wallpaper patchwork wall in your laundry room. I have seen them in bedrooms before and thought they were cool.

sarah-jane down the lane said...

Hi Koralee,
I know what you mean about missing things from your old home. Familiarity is so comforting isn't it? Loving the patchwork wall plan, DO IT!

Sarah x

Mary Jane's TEAROOM said...

Good morning Koralee!....I am still on my 'holiday from blogland' until my girls leave for university but I couldn't resist a few little visits today to favourite places.....Your clock looks so pretty with those beautiful vintage wallpapers and I am looking forward to seeing your revamped shelves....they are going to look fabulous!
I have seen 'patchwork effect' walls in some of my home magazines and they do look wonderful,
Hope you have a great week my friend...
Susan x

stricksonne said...

I do love the old wallpaper!!! and your sweeeeeet clock!!!!! greetings, angie

Helen Philipps said...

How pretty! I love your clock and the delightful wall papers you used for its update -such a lovely idea. Enjoy your week, Koralee.
Helen x

Rizzi said...

OH, I LOVE PATCHWORK, HOWEVER YOU WORK WITH IT I KNOW IT WILL BE FABULOUS........HOW MUCH FUN YOU MUST BE HAVING.....HURRICANE IRENE IS GONE, WE WERE LUCKY, HAD NO DAMAGES, DIDN'T EVEN LOSE ELECTRIC.....HAVE A GREAT WEEK......RIZZI

Martina said...

Love your big clock here - looks great with the patchwork in the middle! So fun to play with patterns like this - but hard to choose... good to try it on small things and see first! Hugs for a great day!

**CREATIVE CARMELINA** said...

Oh lovely! the colours are so much fun!
Yes, you definitely should do the patchwork quilted wall...that would make doing laundry almost blissful!!!

be sure to show us if you do!

and what a great facelift you gave that time piece! gorgeous!

ciao bella


Creative Carmelina

michelle said...

Your clock is so pretty! I love what you did and that wallpaper is perfect. I love the patchwork idea too and I can't wait to see what you do. :)
Enjoy your week!!
xoxo

Privet and Holly said...

I love how
you think out
of the box,
Koralee! The
patchwork idea
would be so sweet.
xx Suzanne
PS: Also love that
your hubby is
willing to live
with florals!!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh sweet Koralee; I am on break and I just had to come to visit my pals. THANK YOU DEAREST ONE for coming by today. It is wonderful to see my darling colleagues come back in their tans, their summer attire, smiling and relaxed and EVEN A BIT apprehensive. We all had memorable summers, now it's time to make memorable school years. I wish YOU happiness and joy as YOU prepare for your RENTRÉE.....

My back is killing me! I was late this morning to our annual district kick-off assembly. I stood for two hours and I am so STIFF! Off I go, break is over...LOVE, Anita

The Garden Bell said...

Take it slow, you have all the "Time" in the world to spurce up your new digs. I am, however, enjoying see all you new fun stuff to work with. Great find....

Valerie@chateaualamode.typepad.com said...

Oh I love the idea of patchwork wallpaper...how fun! You better keep us posted ;)

Gwendolyn said...

Your clock was gorgeous before, and now even more so. How clever! I am sure whatever you put your hands to will be charming.
Blessings~

Design Dork said...

I love what you did to the clock! So much fun! Do your laundry room! Just because it's not a very exciting room doesn't mean it has to be boring, and I think that it sounds like it would look fabulous!

Gloria said...

Hi Koralee,
I love your clock, the old wallpaper...and new wallpaper...:)I left some favorite wallpaper in our old home (7 years ago now)! I do still miss it. I am happy where we are at with our mostly white walls now too. So, the memories are good. :) Enjoy your new place! How fun and exciting a new place can be!! Please show MORE pictures please!!!
Blessings for a sweet day,
xoxo...Gloria

francis said...

yesterday , after my therapy I was at Saskia's for coffee . Enjoyed that very much .
She had some very delicious pink sweets from a friend from Canada ......mmmmmmmm
So we were thinking of you ...
All good thoughts !
Have a happy week sweet friend !

Kristin said...

I absolutely love how you revamped that clock!

Vintage Home said...

Great Job on the clock!...The laundry room!...yes would be wonderful!

Poetry and Wild Roses said...

I LOVE big,round clocks...especially those ones that they would paint on,or use to advertise a business...for example,a barber shop,or some such thing :-)

Sandra van Doorn said...

i love that clock too; i’d love one for my home too, not for the time just for the look of it :)
xo sandra