Saturday, November 20, 2010

Muckin about!

After having 200 balloons in the house for halloween, it was time to take them down...  Needless to say the kids had a ball with them...
Peek a boo!!
Recipe for Fun:
1.Pinch dad's tarps while he is cleaning out the shed,
2. Peg it down with tent pegs
3. Add water
4. Find some dishwashing liquid

5. Get your bathers and sunscreen on.

6. Make your big brother hold the hose. ( at least he is out of his room)!!
7. Let er rip!!!
8. Go to mum for ice pack when you hit the fence on the way down :(
It kept them busy for about 2 hours... water bill is gonna be high!!  bah!!  who cares.....

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Halloween Party 2010

Well after all the painting and having my house turned upside down, we decided to have a Halloween Party!!
Anything that stood still was covered in spider webs.
The feature window was awesome because it glowed in the blacklight... spooky !!

All the main rooms were decorated...

Even the t.v cabinet got a spooky makeover!!
Balloons, skeletons and ghosts hanging from the lights!!
At night time it all glowed!!!
My poor fish!! 
Devil Jordy !!  grrrrrr
Looove Jordy's pink vampire teeth!!  They glowed too!!
Clayton the spook boy!!
Dylan went to a party with his mates, but he left his dead traced body for us .. it's head is further along and out of the shot ..
We played 'wrap the mummy',,, this is how Clayton turned out..
lol !!  eating jelly donuts with no hands... was very messy!! But was so funny to watch :)
Nom Nom Nom.....

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Formal Lounge

The formal lounge was not too bad as far as peeling paint goes. This area is a "NO GO ZONE" as far as the kids are concerned. So it is hardly used.
Unfortunately, I forgot to take a before photo of the feature wall.  Whoops :)
This is the after shot. Not too much difference. But I'm so proud of this room because I was the one who did all the prep work.. I scraped and sealed the walls all by myself!! Nearly killed me and I would've thought I'd have really toned arms!!! 
The lighting is pretty bad because the afternoon sun comes straight into this room.
Ta da !!!!  The feature wall!!  It's the same colour we used in the family/ dining room.
This is the first room you see when you enter our house. So I'm really pleased with the result..

Dining Room

This is the before shot of our dining room/ office.
This shot is taken from the family room looking into the kitchen. lol  You can see Kevin sitting on the cooktop!!  This was a nightmare for about 2 days... there was crap everywhere!!
lol ...  Poor Kevin...  he is so tall and cramed into such a small space!! 
The finished dining room... it looks so much better!! :)

Family Room

This is the before photo of the Family room/ play room. It is the only room in the house that does not have a theme. The room is open plan and is part of kitchen/ dining, but it's the only room in the house the kids can make a mess!! They have decorated the room with their own artwork, and they each have a collage photo  frame on the feature wall. The paint was not too bad in this room but you can see where it is flaking off on the wall near the beanbags. 

This room looks so much better!!  The colour is called Apium. The kids love it !!  And I can wash the walls without paint peeling off!!
The collages look awesome on the feature wall.. The kids have promised to keep their new room clean!! hmmmm let's see how long that lasts !!