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Archive for February, 2009

Parlor View

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Just as a general update, this is a before and after presentation of the parlor. Parlor, Before Parlor, Furnished As I look at the furnished pic, I see everything was pretty much purchased in the “aftermarket” — antique stores, auctions, Craigslist and so on. With the exception of the carpet (Overstock) and the Audubon’s Birds […]

Craigslist: Another Pair of Chairs

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Damask Craigslist Chairs For months we have been looking for a pair of chairs for each of the bedrooms. We are not interested in acquiring them from discount stores, and have been pretty much limiting our search to the “aftermarket” — read: used. We acquired one pair from eBay, and three pair from Craigslist. One […]

Second Floor Landing

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Second Floor Landing The second floor landing, is a lovely little space, just right for a couple of chairs. We refer to this as our “book nook” and keep this area supplied with paperbacks, expecting to utlize the “take one, leave one” concept when we have guests. It is a cozy area and I enjoy […]

Painting Class

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Austrian Foxglove Bowl Now that I am feeling healthier, I finally am able to be excited about my upcoming painting class. I am biting the bullet and ordering all my supplies in advance. It really is only a five day workshop, so you have to show up day one with everything at hand. Fingers crossed […]