With school starting on Monday, I've been in a hurried frenzy to go, go, go. Hubby was off this past weekend, so we hit the highway three out his four days off.
Saturday was spent looking at
I think Max was the most disappointed. He spent the next couple days pointing and
The other two days were spent in "the city" shopping with my mom. While Hubby and Max enjoyed the Columbus International Car Show, Mom, Miles and I hit up the local antique and thrift shops. This time she was footing the bill on our great finds. Isn't it great when you get to spend someone else's money?
This May, my mom will be moving and she's
Her new apartment is literally a blank slate with white walls, white mini blinds and very light carpet. The only color comes from a newly remodeled kitchen of maple cabinetry and black appliances.
Our shared decorating objective: INSERT COLOR and WARMTH.
Here's a couple of pictures from the property's website.
Her apartment is one level. It does not have the spiral staircase.
But it does have wonderful nine foot ceilings!
A gas fireplace to snuggle up to.
Our other objective is to furnish her apartment affordably with
The only items to make the chopping block are either antiques or furnishings to be recycled with new paint, fabric or stain.
Check out this simple wrought iron chandelier we snagged for $36.
Mom was delighted that I picked out something
that did not need to be re-wired or painted.
Oops...on the way to the car I did drop a candle cover.
A few days later, I was back in Columbus to pick up this Craigslist find...a beautiful cherry dresser.