Thursday, August 23, 2012

Tall, Dark, and Handsome

Today is our anniversary.

Every year, per his request, Roger gets the latest edition of this.


I basically just get something and say, "By the way, that's my anniversary present" so as to remove any guilt or curb the inevitable why-do-you-need-that conversation (ukuleles, anyone?).

Although I have to admit that after 17 years, my man is fully trained. I can't remember the last time I had to explain anything.

(Did I say trained? I meant tired of trying to understand.)

All of this to say I've got a new project.


I talked the lady on Craigslist down to $75.
He's a total hunk, but it's obvious that the top and bottom don't even match.
Nothing a coat of (yellow??) paint can't fix.

Once I take care of those striped walls.

P.S I just did a quick google search and the gift for 17 years?? 
I always knew we were traditional.


  1. Happy Anniversary! Im currently in the market for a kitchen hutch. Nothing like the size of your beast, but im excited to see what you do with that.

  2. Happy Anniversary! And holy moly I can't wait to see what you do with that beauty! Wowsa! Get it, girl! And take lots of pics!

  3. Happy Anniversary! ♥
    I love your find and cannot wait to see how it turns out! I'm sure it'll be awesome!

    PS--I hit up Hobby Lobby the other day and got a bunch of fun, cute Fall things for a giveaway. Stop by and enter! :)

  4. oh happy anniversary...17 years..nothing to sneeze at, but.....traditional? hmmm, following your blog, i question it...but whatever it is, it's fabby!

  5. Happy anniversary! 17 years is quite an accomplishment. I wish you many more years of happiness...

  6. Happy Anniversary!

    We just hit # 2...can't wait to see how you take this "interesting" hunk o wood and show it who's boss :)

  7. Happy Anniversary!!!!
    I've been married for 24 yrs now and we usually don't get eachother gifts, but for the 25th I'm hoping we do something special.
    Can't wait to see what you do with that beauty!

  8. Can I come over and help you paint it??? Looks like fun!

  9. I'm excited to see the after! Congrats on your anniversary!


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