It is a wonderful thing to anticipate the arrival
of a friend for a few days. While I was cleaning our guest room
I decided to do a project I had been wanting to do for a
very long time.
The green guest room was once a screened porch.
It was enclosed several years back and is now used
as a guest room – or a room to retreat to.
It is long and narrow – which gives it a sort of
For the time being, there’s a twin bed there, which
was my son’s bed. I had been wanting to paint it white
and to embellish it. I was inspired by the lovely pillow
and sachet I recently acquired from Char’s
These gave me my inspiration for a room make-over
and for a new look for the bed.
I chose some graphics from
hand-painted the rest.
I have been wanting to do the
bundles of bindless books that I have seen several of you do
These books were similar and were already losing their
binding – what a brilliant idea to bind them
and to use them as a decorative item.
I have now a French-Red Rose theme.
|I hung the sachet near the head of the bed. The tranquil
fragrance of the Lavender will be soothing to my guest.
I have a few more changes to make,
sew some curtains – these have been on the way
|I am still working on the small rocker that is peeping
from the right. I plan to paint the shelf unit behind the couch too.
|I grouped a few baskets atop the wardrobe that
needs some updating as well. The painting above
I did a while back.
out for a long time –
but, until then – I am pleased with the look.
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