I can’t believe that we are coming up to our FIFTH year living at The House on High Street. It seems like yesterday that we were knocking down walls, filling in holes, replacing trim, and tackling dozens upon dozens of other renovation tasks. Now, I’d say we’re pretty comfortable and settled. (By no means finished! We still have a lot of exterior work that we’re saving up for.)
As you may know by now, Scott and I thoroughly enjoy hunting for antique furniture. We’ve been to several local auctions since moving into The House on High Street. Today, our home is full of unique treasures- obtained from auctions, hauled here on dad’s pick-up truck, and refinished with some TLC and elbow grease.
Believe it or not, the sunroom at The House on High Street has been an interior work in progress. Scott and I decided to have the sunroom (and upstairs balcony) constructed prior to moving into the house. However, most of the interior decorating has accumulated over time.
Well, it’s that time of year again. Scott and I have a bunch of projects scheduled for the outside of the house. Work has already begun!
Anyway, I figured I’d follow up with a bunch of pictures. These show the different areas of the backyard at The House on High Street. In a few days, our backyard will look VERY different!
Gosh, I wish I had more time to write. I’m really behind with posts about The House on High Street. You’d think that Scott and I were just sitting around, changing diapers and eating Bon-Bons! But, we’ve still been quite busy with house projects.
Back in the fall, I sewed curtains for the kitchen. I’m still very new at sewing curtains, but I actually love the way these turned out.
(This is not a tutorial. This is a summary of a novice sewer making HUGE curtains, for the first time, and only messing up once.)
I finally finished my Lined Curtain Project. It only took me an entire summer. I worked at my own pace, and managed to enjoy it. In spite of the sore back, knees, and neck!