I have a thing for giraffes. I found this picture at Hobby Lobby, along with the little statue, two years ago. They used to sit in this tiny little nook on a tiny little table in the town home we rented. Now, they occupy a place in one of our two little hallways.
I also have a thing for globes, old maps, maps of make believe lands, like Middle Earth…found this at Kirkland’s in December of last year. I couldn’t get a very good pic and you can’t see the vase that sits beside/beneath it…I’m fortunate that Honey likes maps and globes, too….
We’re almost never in the living room and we found out, after going under contract, that the fireplace was a coal burning fireplace. We bought one of those heaters that has ‘flames’ and inserted it. It really looks pretty good in the winter, and on rainy days…we still have work to do in here, though….Honey picked out the picture two years ago-it used to be over our sofa…another Hobby Lobby find.
What prompted this particular post. Our kitchen has very limited cabinet space. Today, Honey and his brother, I’ll call him Tat (full sleeves and body tattoos) went to their Nanny’s house (she’s in a nursing home and PawPaw is in Heaven) and picked up this great piece of furniture. I’ve already begun filling it with dishes. It’s darker than it looks, which is great because our table is almost espresso in color…I’m very happy that Honey has an heirloom from his Nanny and Pawpaw….
I thought, since I took a pic of the new hutch, I’d snap a few pics that reflected a little bit of me, the ‘flavors’ I like. This is one bookshelf in my little office. The other one is much fuller but messy because I’m in the process of adding some work stuff, so…
What? Don’t you have a couple stuffed animals somewhere? Many of these actually travel to work with me because I use them with themes and books. Several are gifts from Honey or friends, too…I love the bug-eyed cat that Honey got me one year for St. Patrick’s Day. That rabbit in the back wearing a sweater? Nephew got it for me when he was still in elementary school (he’s 24 now). Sister got me the rabbit with the straw hat…
These two sit beside my desk. I’ve actually slept with the rabbit (I’ve had him a looooong time) back when I lived alone and was going through a lot of stuff. The moose is a gift from a dear friend I don’t get to see anymore…
What my desk looks like right now. Well, my desk come vanity…most of the time, I take the ‘puter to my comfy chair in the opposite corner and play or write there….
This, ladies and gentlemen, ends our tour. Come back next time when we’ve had a chance to complete more of the home projects we have planned. On the list: kitchen remodel, bathroom remodel, painting the half bath, painting all the trim, replacing all the switch covers, adding a rug/carpet to the dining room, and putting more stuff on the walls.
(Okay, I hear Ellie May Clampet saying, “Ya’ll come back now, ya hear?” So, I’ll end with that 🙂 *waving*