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Church Makeover- The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

I was appointed by the Pastor as our church custodian. Upon appointment, I asked if it was okay if I redecorated the spaces as well, turned around for any objections- nothing. The answer was an elated "yes!" from the Pastor. 

The areas were the men's & ladies' restrooms, foyer, office, kitchen, Pastor's Study, & Pastor's restroom. Everyday I sketched designs for the spaces with excitement. I visited my favorite thrift stores and Dollar Tree for decor and storage pieces. I even ordered posters online. Hobby Lobby was also a great spot for decor finds. 

The condition of what I found was (no words). There were old, dusty, fake flowers literally stuffed everywhere. Judging from the heavy accumulation of dust, it seemed to not have been cleaned in years. I reused what furniture pieces and decor I could, removing what I could not. It was either worth being trashed or donated. I ended up giving the pile to a church member. You would've thought someone attended the worse yard sale ever and dumped the items in the church. Seriously. Some of the removed items found their way back into the church also. Seriously.                 
                     

   


  

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