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Getting My Groove Back …

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September 8, 2015 by Terry

Hello everyone!  I am happy to say that I am on the mend.  Thank you all for your words of encouragement, well wishes and your prayers!

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I am not quite ready for painting and sanding yet but hopefully my lungs and energy level will return soon!  One really doesn’t appreciate their health until they’ve been really sick … I have a whole new respect and understanding for those who live with chronic lung conditions!

I have been feeling like since I’ve been ill, I have sort of lost my “groove”.  Almost “lost” … like trying to jump in on a conversation without knowing what the subject is … does that even make sense?

I see all sorts of projects sitting in my garage and around the house and don’t know where to jump in …  I’m sure I’ll find my focus soon :0)

I think that I would be more inspired if I had some visual inspiration so … this week the Broken Made Beautiful Party will return!  Lets make it a good one!

Please link up any or all of your current or favorite past projects this Thursday evening September 10 beginning at 6:00pm (MST).  You have until Saturday September 12 6:00pm to join in!

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Please spread the word and help us grow this party into a great get together!

Just because I can’t paint or sand yet doesn’t mean I can’t do a little upholstering …  I have a little parlor chair that has been waiting for a new dress!  I think I will make that post a tutorial, so anyone looking to fix up an old chair help is here!

Thank you again to my faithful followers who patiently wait on me :0)

I appreciate you all!

Smiles!

Terry

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12 thoughts on “Getting My Groove Back …

  1. Tone says:

    Hi Terry!
    I am so glad to read that you are feeling better! I am sure you will get groove back on very soon:)
    It is a strange feeling when you sort of loose track on all things that you love to do! Its like they dont matter anymore, because your body is so tiered, and all you can focus on is your self. And you should! I cant wait for the next party, and to share one of my latest makes:)
    Get well soon!

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  2. Cheryl Jarl says:

    So glad you are feeling better. I totally understand, had pneumonia early this summer. It’s so hard to rest when there are so many projects waiting for us. You invited me to join your link party and I’m finally getting the chance, will see you Thursday @ 6:00!

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  3. Thanks for visiting my blog. Sorry to hear you weren’t well, but I’m sure you are on the way to creating beautiful things again.

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  4. Rhonda says:

    Thank you so much for visiting my blog and commenting on my chair! Can’t wait to check out your blog and join your parties. Thanks for the invite!

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  5. Excited to join your furniture party. Hope you feel better soon. That upholstery project sounds like fun.

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  6. So glad to hear that you are feeling better. It is never easy to take a break away for creating and blogging, but it is really difficult when it is because of health problems. Hope you can get your groove back soon!

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    • Terry says:

      Thank you Jamie! It helps to have inspiration filled blogs to visit like yours :0) Always with the eye candy! Have a great weekend and thank you for sharing at my party this week!
      Smiles!
      Terry

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Thank you so much Larissa @prodigalpieces for tagging me in today's #trashure fun!  I don't know that this French chair was trash to begin with but it certainly did make its way into being a treasure indeed! This is my most recent makeover!💕#makeover #beautiful #statementpiece #upholstery #frenchchair There are 2 sides to everything and in this makeover too!  Velvety glam on the front and a modern statement in peacock feathers hugging the back!  Soooo pretty! 💕💕#thecuratorscollection #obsessed #sofine #soglam #feathers #velvet #statementpiece #beautiful #makeover #upholstery I am obsessed!! These (there are 2!) might just be the most luxurious chairs I have ever re upholstered! Gorgeous metallics mixed with luxurious fine velvets!  Wait till you see the backside of these chairs!  They will be delivered to their home tomorrow morning!  Can't wait!! #luxury #glamglow #makeover #upholstered #stunning #thecuratorscollection #soglam #sofine #obsessed Okay... here's a peek at the "during" of these two sweet chairs. They were  my client's Nana's chairs and it is my hope that Nana would be pleased with this makeover. #nanaschair #thecuratorscollection #makeover #upholstered #velvet #newlook #soglam #metallic So this is what has been keeping me busy these days... actually there are 2 of them! Without giving away what they look like now I thought I would share what the choices for fabric were first. My client chose the print for the backside and the velvet for the front side with exquisite soft pink velvet for the welting and the arms. I also gave the orange looking wood a glamorous look with some warm silver metallic paint. I hope to share with you soon! I don't want to share the reveal before the owner has had a chance to see them :). #thecuratorscollection #upholstered #makeover #velvet #soglam #mynanas Soooooo this is my current situation.... I'm on sewing machine number three in 2 days and a deadline nearing the end in 4 days! 😬 I SWEAR ITS NOT ME! Lol... hubby is trying to fix mine after bringing me home one from one of his co-worker's wife's ... how sweet is he? 💕huge shout out of gratitude to Mrs. Schafer for helping me in a pinch! 😘🌷#stressfulday #sewing #upholstery #deadlines #sweetpeople #thankyou #gratitude

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