Our little town up north in the middle of nowhere hosts the last curling bonspiel
of the year called Last Chance Bonspiel, for obvious reasons.
As I've been dragging junk out from under the beds for my next garage sale,
I'm rethinking whether or not I'll ever use said junk and giving it
one last chance to shine in our home.
Sometimes all it needs is a little refresh.
I asked my design assistant to remove the shiny black paint from this old window frame
and voila! Gorgeous weathered wood hiding underneath!
I'm not completely sold on this arrangement yet, so I haven't painted
over the 49 nail holes I've filled from the previous look.
been granted a temporary reprieve from the garage sale pile.
our sofa and love seat will celebrate their 26th birthday. Our daughters flew the coop
at 18 years of age, but our faded and worn furniture is reluctant to leave. sigh
As you may remember, after reading her book last summer, Marie Kondo changed my life.
After selling a garage full of vintage items for pennies on the dollar, I'm much more discriminate
as to what I'll fork out hard earned dollars for. I actually went to an estate sale
today and left without spending a dime!
I violated Rule #625: Do not look through items your daughters are giving away.
I held them in my hands and contemplated their fate.
Do I really need them?
Yes, I do. No, I don't.
What to do, what to do........
Have you noticed that Pinterest seems to know exactly what you're thinking about?
I clicked on Pinterest last night and look what popped up....
That settles it.
It seems I've still got some work to do before I'm completely cured,
but those dogs didn't cost me a dime!
Well, actually, I did buy one of them.
Thanks for visiting and have a great weekend!
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Thoughts from Alice Sundays at Home