Monday, October 19, 2009

"The Piles Project" Progress

My 2009 procrastinating started after a successful spring season of Curbside Shopping {aka: Picking The Trash}.

I started fixing everything up on as a project {Lose the Piles} on August 16 with the goal of having everything done by the time the snow flies!



Above is one of 3 main piles in my garage at the start.



This numbered drawer dresser my favorite completion, and a favorite with my blog readers.



This white cabinet is the one project I did to keep.



This little green table is the only thing that hasn't sold.









That all these projects {and some more not pictured} are done and sold is The Good News.



Before I started fixing things up I couldn't see this shelf because of the piles in front of it! That is also Good News!



Oops! Here is The Bad News. This is an AFTER picture. I still have my work count out for me to finish before the snow flies!!!!!

31 comments:

  1. Fair warning, I'm stealing the numbered dresser idea from you. LOVE IT!!!!!
    XO,
    Anne

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  2. I think it is wonderful that you've sold everything except one table. I also can't imagine that you will get through that entire pile...but, maybe you will have a late snow.

    Sue

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  3. Oh I'm with Anne-Fiona and twig, most definately! I'd keep that white cabinet too!

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  4. I think you've done a terrific job! You should feel good about yourself!

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  5. I love your projects! Would like to get more into things like this.

    Thanks for linking to 2nd Time Around!

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  6. I love your pile of projects. :-) Your blog title made me smile too.

    Michelle
    www.TrashToTreasureDecorating.com

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  7. Ha! I have a pile just like that in my basement and I am making a push to finish all of my paint spraying before it gets too cold. I keep telling myself I'm not going to buy anything or bring home any more freebies until I get through the pile. Doesn't happen...it just keeps multiplying!

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  8. Joan,
    Congrats on your pile progress! I haven't begun yet but 2010 will be the year for me! Loving the numbered knobs....can see why its a favorite...Hope you get a good night's sleep!
    :) Laura

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  9. I love to enlarge your phots and peek inside your garage at all your eye candy!! LOL Congrats on your sales! That white cabinet is to die for..yes, I know I'm repeating myself ;~)
    *hugs*deb

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  10. That white cabinet is to die for and I don't mean because it's Halloween Time, either. Just a great piece you can do so much with.
    Thanks for sharing this with us!

    Candace in Athens

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  11. Well you have made a huge dent and I think it's great that you got so many project done!!! Sometimes our eyes are just too big for our plate as the saying goes!!

    Looking forward to seeing your other project reveals!

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  12. You may have sold them, but obviously you sold them to the wrong people because I don't own them!

    EXCELLENT finds and re-do's. *sigh*

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  13. I wanted to join in the procrastinator project but kept putting it off:) Happy to see the progress you made and looks like lots of fun left to be had. Have a blessed day!

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  14. Good thing you don't live in NW PA-we had our first snow last week. I think you're doing great and am enjoying watching the progress(and the process!)

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  15. ove those old pieces of furniture.I have a low bookcase in my cellar that I have found in the cellar of my first house. I took it with me to the house we now live in and its still in the cellar.It's green and chipped and I can't trow it away.It has such charme. I wish I had the place to use it.Such old furniture has such charme.

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  16. What a FABULOUS pile of goodies!! I would love to come over and play some day ... what fun!! All of your "done" pieces came out super ... I'm diggin' that numbered dresser like everyone else!!

    xo
    Jill

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  17. Love the # dresser! Looks like a great yard sale in the making to me. Too bad I don't live near you...That could be my garage!!!

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  18. Ok, first...I am praying for a late snowfall for you!! :)
    Love the numbered chest. Numbers are so good right now...since Pottery Barn started it, I want to put numbers on EVERYthing!!
    Good, good luck,
    bj

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  19. You inspire me to get started on my projects. Maybe I'll do that tomorrow!
    Debbie

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  20. You have me wanting to drive around looking for treasures in others trash ..lol great job !
    hugs, Cherry

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  21. For a procrastinator you've really worked hard it seems to me!
    It's great that so many of your projects are now sold.
    Maggie

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  22. looks like you are coming right along with a the job you are doing quite well

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  23. well,well.well--don't think you are going to make it kiddo!!

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  24. You will be working miracles to get everything done if you are anything like me. I work best under pressure.
    You have a good eye for great pieces.

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  25. GOOD FOR YOU! Very VERY cool pieces you have there!!

    Thanks for being a part of the party!

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  26. You are on a roll! What a great job you did on EVERYTHING - love that I found you. Peace.

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  27. That's a lot of busy work!!! Thanks for joining in GET R DONE FRIDAY!

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  28. Oh wow...there is NOTHING better than a SOLD get her done project! Now get busy...again!

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  29. Good job! Congrats on the sales!

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  30. You sure did get a lot done! I hope it doesn't snow anytime soon where you live! hehehe

    Get R Done Friday!
    Angela

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  31. You did amazing!

    And I know where Grayslake is - lived in Lake Zurich for years.

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