O.K. I have done what my friend Kris suggested, and blogged about a project in my last few posts, so today I will continue showing off the cottage I lived in before I moved into my present condo.
I will start with the bedroom and then go back to the living room because.....I FOUND MORE PICTURES!!!!!!
I really need to get more organized, but I have soooooo many ('cuz I am the bomb), that it's hard to keep them all straight.
Here's my bedroom!!!!!
This is the view peeking in from the hall doorway.
The wallpaper is what was on the walls when I bought the house in 1977, I really lucked out.
The fabric is a Rose Cummings. I chose it before 1986, when NO ONE was selling cabbage rose fabric. I looked through the whole Boston Design Center before I found one that would work with my wallpaper.
I LOVE CABBAGE ROSES, I LOVE CABBAGE ROSES, I LOVE CABBAGE ROSES, I LOVE CABBAGE ROSES.
All these photos were shot by Eric Roth
I really like the look of seersucker blanket covers. (I grew up with them.) They are a pretty way to cover the blanket to keep it clean, and I had this one monogrammed (althought the picture doesn't show it, but it is beeoutiful)
I had the bed skirt made when I had an old brass bed in this room, and then I found this wonderful iron one instead, so I changed it out (selling the brass one to a client), and put the bed skirt on the new bed. Weeelllll,,,, it was toooooo short. And you guys know what????? I LOVE THE LOOK OF A SHORT BED SKIRT!!!! Who knew???
God, there's a story behind every piece in this room......
I remember buying the night table when I was 23 years old, and living in Atlanta. I dragged it home all excited, feeling I had scored this absolutely wonderful antique. My roommate at the time (who didn't, and still doesn't like a lot of stuff) (what's the matter with her???) told me she was sick of me bringing more crap into the house. We don't live together any more, so I can stuff whatever I want in my homes!!! Bwa ha ha ha!!!
That's a picture of my Mom, when she was little, isn't she a cutey??!!
I bought the chest of drawers when I was just twenty-one years old!!
I got it at a jumble sale in Woodstock NY for $15.00. I dragged it back to college along with a cat. I don't know which excited me more.
(alright, the cat, but it was really close.)
It was my first "real" piece of furniture. Now I was a "real" WOMAN! I owned furniture! It was made out of wood! I was a rockin' babe!!!!!
In case you are just tuning in.....
I have been sharing pictures of my cottage living room that had been shown in House Beautiful. I found some more shots that didn't make it into the magazine, courtesy of Eric Roth.
Here's a shot you've already seen....
This is a better image though, because it wasn't cropped for the magazine. It shows the full gallery wall of art that I accumulated over the eons.
Here's another view!!!
And another shot............
I know, I know, more dogs.....Oy.
O.K. Now be good girls and boys (if there are any boys reading this, that is) and don't forget to check back for my Tuesday Answers, for Tuesday's Questions..... That's on Tuesday, by the way........
Did I mention to come back on Tuesday?
Of course I will be blogging more before then.....
So come back for that too......
Oh, what the #$&, just leave your computer on, set to my #$& blog.
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