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Sep 17, 2008

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Ten Things I Love In My House

Playing along with Tip Junkie!

The Dog, of course. Everyone likes the dog best.

NO WHITE WALLS!

My bedroom mural, which I painted to look like Maxfield Parrish. (And the great deal I got on a really big, all-wool rug from Buy.com.)

Woodcut by Mary Hamilton. Cute dogs! This periwinkle is on the other three walls of the bedroom.

Okay, I'm cheating a little. This undersea room is now light, light, yellow. Almost white. Only in my house would a teenager express her individuality by painting her room white.

It used to have this fabric ceiling with silver dangles (to look like the underside of waves and bubble trails). Now it has a light yellow tissue paper ceiling.

My Hoosier Cabinet that came out of a chicken coop. Peach walls!

My collection of crazy plates (Turnpike! Inclined Plane!)

(No white walls here either)

Powder room: beaded curtain I made, and terrific wallpaper.

Some purses I've collected. Color is "melon seed" ragged over with palest yellow.

Stenciled stars with jewels glued in the centers. I love purple and green together. This color is called pear.

Fishy curtain, also made by me.

And of course books, lots and lots of books. Here are only a few of the oh, 3000 or so we have. Purple walls!

6 comments :

Lynda J. White said...

I have to agree with the lots and lots of books. They would be number 1 on my list. Enjoy your blog and the inspiration I get from it. Keep up the good work!!!

Amy said...

Love the books! I'm determined to have a library like Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" at one point in my life! :)

SmilynStef said...

What fun goodies ... I love how the purses hang like pieces of art.

Sandy & Rick said...

That IS alot of books. :)

Amber M. said...

I LOVE all your books. It's my dream to one day have a library in my house. Just books and a comfy chair.

Cherie in Idaho said...

I just had to laugh about the teenage white room.
Just this weekend I gave my teenage daughter carte blanche - "Paint your room anyway you want - it's your room", I said.
She painted it...WHITE! Don't get it but glad she's not the only one ha ha.
Love your bedroom paint job - so beautiful!