My first (sort of) Music Video, Plus Some Basement Photos

Hey! How’s everyone doing?

I’ve been MIA since March Book Madness. Sorry. I can’t believe how fast time has flown. I’ve been painting, mudding, taping, sanding, mudding some more, painting some more, and then touching everything up in an effort to finish our basement. We got carpet last Friday, so it’s finally done!

Our six year project is finished.

YAY!!!

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With the basement done and finished, I decided to finish another project I’ve wanted to do for many years: record my music. Sadly, I think the new carpet is what inspired me, because my living room has never looked so nice. Might as well document it before it gets trashed, right? :)

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Here are the first two videos

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My hymn arrangement of “A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief.” 

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The second is a short little etude I wrote a few years ago.

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I’ll keep posting as I have time to record.

As part of this little experiment, I’m offering my music FREE for a limited time. Just email me and let me know what you’d like. There’s only one song I can’t offer for free (For There’s A Savior Born), but all the others are up for grabs, so drop me a note here.

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Okay. Here are the pics:

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A fun way to decorate the kids’ toy room – Each kid picked a color and painted their hand prints on the wall. They kids loved doing it, and I’m sure the room will be a favorite as they outgrow their own hand prints.

 

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We only painted two of the walls in the toy room because we didn’t want it to be too busy.
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To paint the flowers, we started with the oldest kid and had them do the outside ring. After it dried, we did the ring next, slowly moving to the center. It turned out great!
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My teen son told me he wanted navy blue and neon green stripes for his room. I was skeptical, but it turned out awesome. One wall has the stripes, then one is blue, one is green, and the last is white. I’m so glad I gave into his crazy idea. :)
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This family room looks boring after the other pictures, but this is what most of the basement looks like. I’m so thrilled. You should have seen it before…
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New carpet. Yay!!!


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Author: Rebecca Belliston @rlbelliston

Hopeless romantic and author of CITIZENS OF LOGAN POND, SADIE and AUGUSTINA. Music nerd and composer of RELIGIOUS and CLASSICAL-STYLE music. I live in Michigan with my husband and five kids.

8 thoughts on “My first (sort of) Music Video, Plus Some Basement Photos”

  1. Rebecca, the pictures of your house look so nice! No wonder you’ve been so busy. I love your music videos, especially the Etude in Eb Minor. It really spoke to me. I’m in awe of your talent!

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    1. Thanks! It’s so nice to be done with the house stuff. I enjoy painting for a little while. Not so much now. :) I’m glad you liked that song! It’s one of my favs but I know it’s a little darker. Thanks!!!

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  2. Congrats on the basement. It looks neat. I like the handprint idea. And your music videos are lovely. Could I get a copy of the Etude one for my daughter? I love it.

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