When life gives you beadboard

So, I am a little bit embarrassed to admit it, but for the last several months this random piece of beadboard has become a permanent fixture in our bedroom. Let me explain…

Back in January (yes, I just said January) Mr. Blue Eyed Yonder and I decided to give our master bath a  little refresher: new paint, new sink, new light fixture, new faucet, and yes, beadboard. We are happy to say that we are finally done with that project (minus a few decorative touches here and there). It’s not that it was that difficult of a project and I have to say it is not *all* Mr. BEY’s fault that it took almost six months to complete. Cut him a little slack, he married the “Queen of Projects” and she has filled the last six months of his life with about a trillion mini-projects like here, here and here.
But I digress…the beadboard. 
So, this piece of beadboard was left over from out bathroom renovation. Living in a townhome, we lack everyday luxuries like a garage, tool shed, workshop and storage. This piece was too big to fit in any closet or through the attic door and too big to just throw away (I inherited my Mema’s just-can’t-part-with-it gene). So here she stands.
Now don’t get me wrong, she has been a good roommate. She’s very quiet and neat and loves listening to me ramble on…but it’s time for her to move on to bigger and better things. This weekend she will become a part of an adorable surprise project and will make one little girl squeal with delight.
Any guesses as what she might become? Aww, c’mon now, dream big for her. Leave me a comment and tell me what you think she might become or share with us any long, drawn out home projects that you have been a part of and you just might win this:
$10 gift card to Home Depot
(Just my little way of helping you tie up the loose ends on your projects.)

Posted 7/30/10, Topic: Blog

  • Anne Marie Peterson
    July 31, 2010 at 8:53 am |

    Could it be a precious little dollhouse?

  • Missy Morgan
    July 31, 2010 at 10:18 am |

    table and chair set?

  • Kathy Graham
    July 31, 2010 at 4:57 pm |


  • Lori
    July 31, 2010 at 6:43 pm |

    a babydoll bed? Can't wait to see!

  • Josh and Carrie Anne
    July 31, 2010 at 10:23 pm |

    headboard/footboard for a new big girl bed?

  • Kameryn Graham
    July 31, 2010 at 10:36 pm |

    I know what could make a little girl squeal….. a paddle made out of beadboard to get a big ol' whooping !!!!

  • Gina
    July 31, 2010 at 11:54 pm |

    Handyman Guy says…

    Use it for wainscoating behind the toilet in the guest bathroom.

  • jen
    August 1, 2010 at 9:04 pm |

    I'm going with a headboard too!!!

  • {Little Green Jar}
    August 1, 2010 at 10:48 pm |

    Somehow an accessory holder for her hair bows and her handmade jewels?

  • Katie Hollingsworth
    August 3, 2010 at 6:21 pm |

    Maybe a little stepping ladder to help her reach the sink?? Tell us already!!! I can't take it anymore!

  • Natalie at Our Old Southern House
    August 3, 2010 at 11:27 pm |

    i'm going with a shelf!

  • shea
    August 5, 2010 at 10:26 pm |

    I get impatient with any project I can't start and finish within a very short period of time. I have a head full of ideas and projects I want to do, but sometimes I just can't get going for fear that I'll start and never finish. I'm not sure if that's a good thing or not. What's worse? Having an incomplete project or having never started something great? The battle continues!
    I can't wait to see what you whip up with that beadboard! 😉

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