Tuesday, August 25, 2015

I Made this pretty


Although this side of this door opening which separates the parlor from the middle room was never faced out, I do think there might have been a door on hinges before I rescued this little palace from being used for hay storage.


Last October, I added these old porch post and a shelf across the top for a more finished look. 


Last week when we got a few days reprieve from the Texas heat of August, I was excited to go over and work on a project. 
After first painting the post white, I tried this yellow.
It was just wrong.
 I could not live with it. 


The next day I went over and gave them another coat of white. 
You can't see so much in this picture but I realized the white and gray diamond pattern on the floor cloth is what pulled it all together.

Little by little I am getting there. 
I have another finished project to share later this week.

5 comments:

  1. looks absolutely wonderful!!!!! Love your cottage, do you know when it was built?

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    1. Yes it was built around 1910. More history about it is on blog tag 'Garden Palace'

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  2. That is SUCH a great idea, I love it! Not that you need validation from a stranger, but the white was definitely a good choice! :-)

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  3. It is fabulous as is everything you create in my opinion!

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