Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Greetings from Syracuse, NY, where I am visiting the newlyweds in their new/old house. My daughter and her new husband moved to Syracuse three months ago for his new job and moved into their 2000 square feet 1928 updated bungalow two weeks ago. Lucky for them, all of the updates (kitchen, baths, hardwood floors, windows, landscaping) have been done so that they can concentrate on painting and decorating. That is where I come in.
I arrived yesterday, and we promptly went thrifting where we found some great lamps that can be modernized with ORB (oil rubbed bronze) spray paint, a chair with a padded seat that we will paint and reupholster for seating at a make-up vanity, a mirror to be painted for the foyer or guest room, and a bulletin board to be painted and covered for the kitchen desk area. (Watch for photos in upcoming blogs).
We also bought a soft celery green paint for the study which is now a deep red. We will first have to prime. The newly weds have never painted a room before, and it is my mission to make sure they don't learn any bad habits. We also bought a soft blue for the master bedroom.
The weather forecast for tonight is not pretty. The folks up here talk about the lake effect which often makes snow become a snow storm. Supposedly the temperature, which is now hovering in the low 50's , is going to drop to 28 degrees, and we are going to get a lake-effect snow storm.
We are fine with that though. There is plenty to keep us occupied on the inside.
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The photo was taken by professional photographer Eric Graff.
Posted by Janette - The2Seasons at 8:59 AM