I survived the furniture move yesterday.
Some of the furniture had to go out on the front porch. Here's Chelsea Cottage by Blackbird Designs hanging over Grandpa Wilder's old rocker. The table is a wagon wheel placed in a milk can with a piece of thick acrylic for the table top. See, I told you we have a bunch of
The girls will be greeted by a sign that Mr. Joe made out of wine barrel staves. I found the chalkboard at an antique shop. The grandkids love to draw on this.
Here's the after picture. It wasn't trivial moving everything around. Mr. Joe grudgingly helped me get his favorite recliner out on the deck while muttering just how much he likes his comfy old chair.
Zinnie wanted to be in the picture. She was confused to see everything moved around. But in the move, we found some of her lost doggie toys.
My favorite spot to sew is in the dining room. Here's a picture in winter when I'm surrounded in snow. I feel like I'm one of those little characters in a snow globe. (Mr. Joe would say I'm a character!) I sit at the table and design, applique and quilt. In fact, this is where I'm sitting right now while writing this post.....without all the snow!
Today is baking day. We have to have our dessert after a long day of quilting. I'll post pictures and recipes over the next few days of the retreat. Maybe I can have one or two of the girls be guest bloggers too.