So. Pictures. I have pictures. Shall I do before/during/after? To give you the full effect? I think I might just do that.
The living room:
(Christmas last year)
This afternoon.I still need to think about the walls (I want to paint). The rags on the table legs are to prevent Pixel from gnawing any more gouges into them.
Apparently I did not take "before" pictures of all the rooms, before I took the furniture out. *sigh* So I'll just give you the "after."
The quilt is called "The Hills Are Alive," and was made in 2003. My daughter inked her face and hand, I pieced her body, a la Ruth McDowell's techniques.
The buffet belonged to my Grandfather, the avocado wood quail was my mother's.
So that's where it stands with the Great Carpet Replacement Project. I LOVE the new carpet, and I'm actually liking the house. When the maids left an hour ago, I loved them too!! They've been oiling the woodwork, and the house is looking NICE. We've been here almost 20 years, and I finally can say, "It's looking nice," AND, "I like it." There is still a long way to go, but wow. Sometimes you need to just sit back, take a look around, and enjoy what you've got.
And that's it for today's show and tell.