UFO Challenge – My UnFinished Object!

Hey everyone, if you don’t already know, I’m co-hosting a huge DIY event: The UFO DIY Challenge!

I wanted to present you with my UnFinished Object to get you inspired!

I often go over to my friend Rachel’s house (who blogs at The Casual Castle) to do some home improvements and teach her how to do some things. Just last week I showed her how to caulk the floor moulding we put in her bedroom awhile back.

One of the things we’ve started but have yet to finish is the medicine cabinet redo. Rachel and her husband wanted the medicine cabinet in their bathroom gone and just have some open shelving there instead. Rachel also wanted to get a new mirror without a shelf, so it doesn’t block the lighting or the new shelving where the medicine cabinet once was. Here’s the before picture we took:

We got rid of the medicine cabinet and took down the mirror. Here I am cutting through the caulking around the edges with a utility knife to loosen the medicine cabinet from the wall’s clutches:

You also have to remove the screws that are inside the medicine cabinet:

Here’s the stage we’re at now:

Rachel has since put a flat trash bag over the gaping hole for the time being, until we finally get around to finishing it up. And now the time has come.

So this is going to be my UFO! What will you choose to do?

Go ahead and post a before picture of your UnFinished Object on your blog (nothing gives you more motivation than telling the world that you’re gonna do something!). Grab the UFO button code below and tell your blog readers to join the party and choose their UFO for the Challenge!

UFO DIY Challenge

There will be 5 winners and each winner will be featured on one of our blogs! The UFO hosts are:

Micki from addhousewife.com
Kim from themoney-pit.com
Joanne from doublewideinthesky.blogspot.com
Shelby from thebeansproutnotes.blogspot.com
and me Lisha from onehouseonecouple.blogzam.com

Comment here with the link to your UnFinished Object. I’d love to see what you’ve decided to complete for the Challenge! 🙂

And then between May 1st through May 7th, publish the post with your Finished Object (before and after pics preferred!), link up with the button and make sure you mention each of the UFO hosts’ blog links. Then come join the Linky Party here and WIN!

Can’t wait to see what you all have in store!

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8 Responses to 'UFO Challenge – My UnFinished Object!'

  1. Alright, I’m making serious progress on my UFO wedding invites (haha, that just sounds hilarious, doesn’t it?!). I’ve even been taking (crappy) pictures along the way so I can do a real blog post about them.
    I wanted to have them done before I started packing for the move, and your deadline works perfect with that 🙂

    Also, I chose your blog as one of my fifteen favorites to be tagged with the Versatile Blogger Award! Check out my blog to see the deets:
    http://humberhomeproject.blogspot.com/2012/04/versatile-blogger.html
    Ash @ HumberHomeProject recently posted..Versatile BloggerMy Profile

    • Lisha says:

      woo hoo! That’s awesome Ash! get ‘er done! lol! I’m so glad that the invites goal you had worked so perfectly with this DIY challenge 🙂

      And THANK YOU for adding us to your Versatile blogger list! woohoo! 🙂

      ~Lisha

  2. Kim says:

    Oooh! Good project choice! Nothing says “hurry up and finish me!” like a gaping whole in the wall!

    • Lisha says:

      yes, it’s starting to look so much better already!!! We got the drywall and joint compound up yesterday! 🙂

      ~Lisha

  3. Nicca says:

    I love the UFO Challenge you have here and for me, it looks definitely awesome! I hope I can make my own challenge for myself too..

    • Lisha says:

      Hey Nicca, go ahead and choose something to do for the challenge and then you can join up May 1st through May 7th!! 🙂

      ~Lisha

  4. well soon it will be your finished project. My unfinished project is my art room decorating… Thank you for linking up to the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop Happy weekend wishes! xo
    Katherines Corner recently posted..A Vintage FindMy Profile

    • Lisha says:

      Yes, I’m very excited. I have already made some progress, and it’s looking pretty good. There is no longer a gaping hole! 🙂

      Can’t wait to see your finished project! 🙂

      ~Lisha

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