Our front door

Good morning friends. Pictured above is our front door, original to the house that was built in 1947. The rounded architecture is reminiscent of the Roman era. This door received a new coat of paint, as well as a new brass security lock and door knob. The arched lintel area is definitely a design feature…

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Autumn mantelscape

Hoping that all of you are having a wonderful autumn. This is my favorite season of all. Well, Autumn and Spring. Pictured above is our refinished antique mantel. It is original to the house, built in 1947. We recently had the living room, bathrooms, bedrooms and kitchen repaired/refinished. The candelabras and vase are crystal, and…

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DIY craft re-do: lap desk

Pictured above is an old lap desk that belongs to my mother. This photo is the re-do. This desk was plain, and stained with newspaper ink from some years. Now it has a new, prettier life (lol) with a sanding and some new paint in a chic aqua color. Next, “Mother” was added with painted…

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