I really want a quilt ladder, but until I find one, I am
using an old door that used to be the door to the coal
storage room at the back of our garage. Our cottage was
built in 1913. Way back then, the house was heated with
both wood and coal. Before we moved in 20 years ago,
a previous owner took off this door and just stored it in the
I instantly fell in love with this treasure. It is not a standard
size door, but is rather petite. I decided to use it as a quilt
display. Of course my hubby doesn't really "get" it, but I
think its fun, whimsical and adds a bit of history to the room.
Of course I plan to bring it with me to Texas to our much
newer house. Our Texas house was built in 1948 ~ 35
years newer. It seems to be a pattern with us. David and I
lived in a house in Middleburg, Virginia before we moved to
Idaho. Our house there was built before the Civil War.
Our houses keep getting newer!
In front of my quilt display is a basket full of quilts guarded
by a ceramic cat that belonged to my grandma. Bentley
is fine with this kitty because it is not real. So here it is ~
my latest tweak. I am going to have to stop playing with
decorating and start packing. I am dragging my heels a bit
because although I am excited about the move to Texas
and love our new house, I still love this cottage so much and
will be so very sad to say goodbye.
Happily Joining ~
Bentley ~ I hate to tell you this, but your daddy told
me that there are a couple of cats in the yard of your new
house in Texas. You will have your work cut out for you!
Susan and Bentley