August in Review

August 2014 will be remembered as when our lives forever changed because the boys started school.  They love school and have fun learning, but it makes me sad that they’re growing up and not babies anymore!  (We moms know that our kids will always be our babies no matter how old they get, right?!)  Also, for what’s normally a sweltering month in Chicagoland, it was pretty chilly here – and the rain was almost nonstop.  I’m all for boots and warm apple cider, but not until at least September please!

Here’s what happened at Girl in the Garage this month:

August Furniture Makeovers -

1.  French Decoupage Desk (Themed Furniture Makeover Day)

2.  Weathered Bench Makeover

3.  Turquoise French Script Table

4.  Shabby Chic Chair Makeover

5.  Shades of Blue Chalk Paint {Aubusson and Provence}


DIY Decor and Accessories -

1.  DIY Infinity Scarf from a Maxi Dress

2.  French-Themed Printable Art


Inspiration and Information -

1.  26 Gorgeous Grey Projects

2.  Blogland Tour

3.  Treasure Hunting 4


Kids and Back to School -

1.  Kids’ Morning, Bedtime, and Ready-for-School Routine Printables

2.  Kids’ Bento Lunch Ideas and Printable Lunchbox Notes

What’s in store for September?  A LOT:

  • My 2- year blogging anniversary (wow, that snuck up fast!)
  • Contributor post over at Live Creatively Inspired – this Saturday, Sept. 6
  • Fall Home Decor tour – Sept. 8-12
  • Themed Furniture Makeover Day – Sept. 25
  • Rock Your Knockoff tour #2 – Sept. 29 – Oct. 3
  • Product Reviews for Dremel, Modern Masters metallic paint, and a stencil
  • And much more  🙂

I hope you had a fabulous August!


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1 Comment on August in Review

  1. Robyn
    September 3, 2014 at 12:22 pm (4 years ago)

    Bless your heart! Those babies grow up so fast! My youngest is a senior in high school this year!!! Won’t be long and my nest will be empty….even though she says she’s never moving out;) Enjoy the school years!!! They will be FULL of great memories!!!


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