Oh boy, I’ve been working… I’ve been meaning to do some fun updating to the lower level of ‘Our House’ and I started in the hallway.
If you follow me on Facebook, then you saw this basket of goodies…
These are just a samplings of stuff I’m using to update and re-do the family room and hallway with. See that cardboard ‘T’ in there? I was at Joann Fabrics the other week and saw the cardboard letters on sale and had the sudden inspiration to make a sign for my hallway landing. But I wanted the sign to look like it was a hundred year old wooden board sign with old zinc letters mounted on it. click here to read the rest of the story…
We bought ‘Our House’ 16 years ago. At the time it, being built in the late 80’s, it was a fairly plain walkout ranch style home without much character. I immediately set into changing that.
Little by little, as we budgeted, (sometimes, my budget differed from my husband’s) I’ve been working at transforming every square foot, inside and out, into a house filled with character.
One of the ways I’ve added character is by working in actual vintage & antique elements, like what I did with the landing chandelier: