Thursday, May 27, 2021

A NEW PROFESSION!

I had to move all of the furniture in the guest room so I could install the baseboards-are you tired of the theme I have lately?!  I'm on a roll and only have two more bedrooms and then my studio and I will be done! lol
I pushed everything to the middle and just barely fit myself around the edges so I could do the nailing 
and measuring of those pieces!  
The room is 16" x 12" with only one closet door to break up all of the lines;  much easier than the hall!
Once I finished moving things around for a new layout, 
I did a lot of dust bunny removal and a good clean
 as long as I was making a 'new' room!  
This is my hope chest bought for me 45 years ago by my husband;  I added a thick cushion to the top which is held in place by elastic casing around the edge of the cover.  It makes a good window seat!
After 56' of baseboards, the only place you really see them is on the walk in and by the window seat!  
But I know it's there! 

The moon was fantastic on the drive home from church last night but it was hard to see through our headlights.
I changed my phone to night vision and for a split second, Bill turned out the headlights and I caught this fantasy view !  Cool!  Once home, I walked all around the yard trying to get a view I could get a photo of but it was doomed-we have too many trees on our south side.  If I wake up at 3am, I might add a new photo here:
I did unwind with a bit of knitting and a good YouTube lesson for water coloring...I have the urge to paint again  but not until the baseboards are finished!
 

9 comments:

  1. That's the thing about baseboards...you really can't see them. They serve an important purpose here at least-keeping the creepy crawlies out. We have huge spiders and I always imagine them hiding in the cracks so I have to plug them all up. I added caulk to some of our baseboards that have a gap. I'm not taking any chances especially in the bedrooms...lol.

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  2. I love the new layout in that room. Great progress! The moon picture is gorgeous.

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  3. Your "new" room looks beautiful, well done! xx

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  4. Great job on the baseboards! I gave my hope chest to Mandy when we moved. I love the quilts in the guest room. So pretty.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  5. What a beautiful room! and those baseboards - a lot of work but SO amazing!! GOod job!! ( and you are hired!!)

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  6. The moon really was spectacular. I've never mastered moon photography, but I sure did enjoy watching it rise through the trees.

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  7. The quilts on the beds look like watercolor — so pretty. Fantastic photo of the moon. I keep forgetting to look for it.

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  8. Pretty moon. It was too cloudy here to see much, but we had a wonderful rainbow before the sun set!

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  9. Wow! You are an amazing woman!

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