Sunday, April 24, 2011

Do You? And A Giveaway!!!

Do you like makeover posts?

Before

After


I am taking a survey.  It is on the top of my sidebar....let me know what you like...



The survey runs until May 1st.  If you take part in the survey and then leave a comment on this post you can win this book, Flea Market Makeovers, filled with wonderful projects.  I will use a random generator to pick a winner on May 2nd.

Welcome Home,
Penny

66 comments:

  1. I love before & after makeover posts. I have so many 'befores' sitting here, waiting to become 'afters' LOL!! I voted!

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  2. I'm a before and after kind of gal. I know I'm not going to do one so the tutorial isn't something I would use and I have too short an attention span to see a video...lol....Is that too many answers?

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  3. I voted. I too am a before and after sort of gal. It gives me hope that I too can see the beauty in someone's trash pile.
    Brenda

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  4. Hi Penny! Hope your Easter Day was wonderful. I love before and afters, there's nothing like them for seeing how to think outside the box. I am in favor! I voted for all three, actually.

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  5. Penny I love how this looks. Amazing what paint can do! It's gorgeous under the botanicals.

    I like seeing makeover posts. I don't do as many these days as I used to, as far as furniture makeovers. I do enjoy seeing what others do.

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  6. I love before and after posts but I really enjoy a good tutorial.

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  7. You know I love makeovers since I do them all the time. Tutorials help a lot. I sure do wish you were here next Saturday.

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  8. Hi Penny! Oh, yes, I love seeing makeovers and love to see the tutorials as I can always learn something!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  9. You breathed new life into that piece. I'm a visual learner and seeing the photos leaves the most impact for me. I look at them for inspiration and to get the concept. The tutorial is second to that.

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  10. Hi Penny, I love makeovers and the tutorials along with them. I voted but I will exclude myself from the giveaway because I already own this book. Take care.
    xo,
    Sherry

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  11. Yes, Penny, I love makeover posts. It gives me such inspiration to try things like that myself. Thanks for hosting a wonderful giveaway! Hope you had a nice Easter! Love & blessings from NC!

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  12. I love makeover posts - such clever folk out there in blogland!
    I'd better 'pass the parcel' for the lovely book as I'm in the UK.

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  13. This is a great makeover here and yes I love before and after photos !!

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  14. Penny, I love your makeover posts. You are always an inspiration. And, everything you do is gorgeous.

    Thank you for the opportunity to win.

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  15. What a difference you made to that piece. I really enjoy make over ideas and like tutorials but don't watch video's all that often. My vote is up there.

    Darla (the one in CA)

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  16. I do and this looks wonderful, Penny! I love it against your all color and with the prints above it! Perfect for that spot, too. I'll hop up and take your survey.

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  17. I love makeovers! Something about taking something worn out and giving it new life and beauty is so fun to see and to try:>)

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  18. I love makeovers, it is instant gratification to see the ugly and the pretty without lifting a finger!

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  19. Love the make over. It looks so nice. I took your survey.

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  20. I voted for all 3! I love to learn from others and how they transform, reuse and create! I am loving your makeover...looks wonderful against that yellow wall!~Hugs, Patti

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  21. I took the survey.I like before and afters.Warm Blessings!~Amy

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  22. Hi Penney,
    I love your make over. I took the survey.

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  23. Penny, your makeover turned out beautiful! Yes, I love makeovers!

    Hugs,
    Donna

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  24. Love that makeover...I do love all makeovers, but had to answer in the affirmative to all your questions because I enjoy it all. Beautiful giveaway and thank you for tossing my name into the cap.

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  25. Hi Ms. Penny~ Hope you had a blessed & happy Easter:) I voted yes on the before & after makeovers..I LOVE seeing the pics...sometimes makes me feel I could acually do one! LOL
    Keep them coming!!
    Hugs..
    Deb:) xox

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  26. I just cast my vote in your survey! I really love to see how you've refinished pieces of furniture. You definitely have a knack for that...and this one was no exception. BEAUTIFUL!

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  27. I love before and after makeovers and really enjoy looking at the pictures.

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  28. I love makeover posts but I like the tutorials also.

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  29. I love the before and after photos, but I love the tutorials too!

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  30. I would love the book, thanks!!! I voted for makeovers.

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  31. Penny, the desk looks fabulous. Such a great piece. Thanks for the compliments on my daughters yard. You asked about the table she found, actually it is from an importer here in Phoenix. They finish with with a varathane that protects them for the outdoors. It really is stunning. Hugs, Marty

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  32. Penny, makeover posts are great. It's fun to see the before photos and then the transformation. I don't do many make overs myself, but love to see what others do for inspiration. I'd love to see a copy of this book. ~ Sarah

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  33. Hi Penny...yep i voted...I love before & after posts.....I just got to remember to do my before photos...I always forget until I am halfway through something.
    Have a great week,
    Michelle xox

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  34. I absolutely do love makeover posts. Not that I ever do the makeovers...but it's fun to see yours. :) They really do inspire me to hunt Craig's List for something good. One of these days it will pop up.

    I actually came by the other day to check on your kitchen. Think we are going to do a little updating on ours this summer.

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  35. I love before and afters and some tutorials, too. They inspire me to get mine done! Your desk is wonderful - what a perfect place for it.
    ~Adrienne~

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  36. I love before and afters! And I love your blog!

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  37. I voted for tutorial how-tos but I really love before & after posts too. I'd love to win the book.

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  38. I voted for before and afters and tutorials.
    I love your pretty desk..looks fantastic.
    Thanks for giving me a chance to win this awesome book.Very generous giveaway.
    xoxo bj

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  39. I love before and after photos. Not much for tutorials though.

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  40. Oh how I love seeing "trash" turned into "treasures!" There is practically nothing that can't be transformed with paint, paper, or fabric, IMHO. :-) Your own transformation of that desk is wonderful. So clean and contemporary looking. Thanks for offering this book give-away, Penny!

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  41. I love seeing before and afters and a good tutorial with good photos. Congratulations on your winning the Maple Syrup! I found your blog this morning and love everything I see! I am your newest follower. I invite you to visit my blog.
    Linda

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  42. I love before and after pictures. They are great motivators ! Love your makeover. (I did vote)

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  43. You make it look easy,I know it is not... wow...you have a wonderful eye for creating and designing...:-) roberta

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  44. Hi Penny ~
    Your chest/desk turned out beautifully and I love seeing before and afters. I don't know if I have very many projects around here, but I love seeing others and you never know when inspiration will strike!
    Have a wonderful day!
    Sue

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  45. I LIVE for 'before and after' photos. Okay, maybe that's a little melodramatic, but I do really, really like them. A lot.
    Kathie

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  46. Well you know me, always ready to get moving on a furniture makeover - perhaps what I really need is one on myself though, lol! Seems lately I'm doing them on items to sell at the shop but I have several I need at attack here at home - especially outdoor metal which has gone from shabby chic to just shabby!!!!

    Not familiar with this book but would love a chance to add it to my 'library'.

    Happy week dear Penny. I'm trying to get my packing organized - weather in the UK is amazingly warm, dry and sunny right now - hopefully it continues for our visit!!

    Hugs - Mary

    P.S. A video of you in the midst of paint and sandpaper would always be fun to view. Go for it Penny!!

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  47. I always enjoy your makeovers -- you do such a precise and perfect job! I am not much for detailed tutorials, unless it is something I am planning to do. Since no one is clairvoyant, it is probably a good idea to explain at least a little how something is done.

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  48. I do like makeover posts Penny! I am not too crafty but I like to see how others transform and create beauty.

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  49. before and afters are my favorite thing...it always inspires me to fluff my things up a little as well!!!!

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  50. I took the survey and I LOVE before and after photos. The secretary is gorgeous now, but I am so afraid to cover beautiful wood.
    We also have a home in the gorgeous mts of WNC.
    I heard about you from Donnie (New Blessing Everyday).
    Donnie2
    dgmills@tampabay.rr.com

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  51. Before and after projects are my favorite things to look for on blogs, in magazines, and on television shows. Very inspirational!

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  52. I think before and after anything are wonderful!! and get lots of attention on blogs...count me in for your great give away!!

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  53. I love it Penny I have been looking for something
    to use as a bedside table for my guestroom. Before and afters are inspiring. Enter me into your contest.

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  54. Great makeover of the desk. Would love to see what's in the inside of the book - hope I win! Thanks Jackie

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  55. I LOVE makeover post and this one is wonderful! Love what you have done to the sweet secretary!

    Hugs,
    Maryjane

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  56. I love seeing before and after! Thanks for this splendid giveaway
    anashct [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  57. I love to see before and after projects! I voted for all three :) Love it all! Thanks for sharing your ideas with us.

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  58. I love to see before and after pictures...the big reveal!

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  59. Penny,
    Oh what a fun idea for a giveaway. Yes...I LOVE makeovers...love seeing the before and after pics...I placed my vote:)

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  60. I'm a flea market junkie! Thanks for the giveaway!
    Jenn

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  61. Boy, could I ever use this book! Now that German company is gone I can get back to all the other 101 things around here.

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  62. I'm too late to take your poll but I would have voted for before/after. It's so much fun to see an amazing transformation.

    Ann-Marie

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