Sunday, March 31, 2013

More re-doing and "make-doing..."

My next "Craigslist Mission" is to find a small, vintage writing desk.

I did find one I really liked, but it's in Massachusetts. That's too far of a hike to travel.

So for now, I've made do with turning my treadle Singer sewing machine into one.

 photo curts3_zps2ff11bb8.jpg

 photo curts4_zps7bbc35be.jpg

Next I plan to stitch up new valances for the keeping room. I found some great ecru and black ticking fabric online!
I love ticking!

But again, for now I've made do with some pretty ecru valances I forgot I had!
Don't you love it when you find stuff you forgot you've had??
Sometimes old age and forgetfulness aren't so bad after all. Heck, it's like being a kid on Christmas morning! ((giggle))

 photo curts1_zps6215cd8a.jpg

 photo curts2_zpsadc62bb1.jpg

Happy Easter, all.


earlene said...

Such a great color in that room...I love the earth tones. Your valances pop with it.
Easter Blessings

bayrayschild said...

Pretty darn clever my friend!
Love it!

Easter Blessings,

Peri said...

See? My gray and ecru idea wasn't all that bad!!
Room is looking great!
Happy Easter!

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

I like your make do writing desk!
Your daybed looks nice too!
Happy Easter!
Prim Blessings

Tina said...

I like your "writing desk" looks really great that way.
Happy Monday,

Countryfolk Keepsakes said...

Thanks so much, gals! ♥

Susan said...

Looks great. Happy Day After Easter!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...