After 3 years of living without a wardrobe we hit the jackpot at the start of this week.
Behold the wardrobe!
It's solid Blackwood (a Tasmanian native hardwood), probably from around the 1920's. Found on good ol' Gumtree website. How good is Gumtree?
It has some nice details but most importantly, it fits a whole heap of clothes.
Inside, the right door conceals shelves and drawers and the left-hand door and behind the mirror is hanging space with a handy shelf above.
|Mirrored door strategically placed to hide the messiest of all bedside tables :)|
Getting this puppy inside was no easy job. Thankfully, we were able to borrow a big truck from Lyn's work and perhaps even more thankfully, the wardrobe came apart into 4 sections - hanging section, drawer section, base and top pelmet thingamy.
Boy oh boy were we pooped!
The big question now is... to paint or not to paint?
A lot of people would think it terrible to consider painting over solid timber, but I suppose it could always be stripped. I am considering milk paint, but more so I think I need to paint that awful purple feature wall a nice clean white and then see how I feel about it. The room doesn't get tonnes of sun so I'd like to create a light feel I think.
Of course now that I feel slightly more enthused about this room and how we could decorate it (another post on that to come), the boy decides that maybe the hallway should be next to attack. Whatevs Lyndon :)
More on that later no doubt...
Above is the crappiest pic you have ever seen me take, but I had to share it. Here is the little girl being the total life of the party last weekend. She was festooned in streamers and chased and popped as many balloons as she could. A real party animal that Mollsie girl. It made me feel really happy just to watch her have so much fun.
As you can see I have been playing with camera apps.
I love my furry girl just sooooo much. Way too much.
I know I have posted the image above before, but it I've re-fiddled with the filters and thought I'd post it again. We always need some flowers on Friday, after all.
Yay for the weekend. Anything good planned? We are off to an antique auction tomorrow.
Looks like being rainy so keep warm and dry my friends (and enjoy the summer those of you in the northern hemisphere)
Love to you all xx