The move went so quickly and perfect. We were very impressed with the company we choose. It was high time that Murphy left our house. *wink*
Sorry it has been so long since I posted an entry before now but not a single room in our house is finished. Well, one room is but that is the WC (toilet or water closet as we call it in Holland). Sad but true...we are not near being finished yet. Our handyman has to come back yet for a small job and Jos has been really busy again with work so time and energy to hang things is short. I have a number of curtains to hem. There is a great deal to sort through also. This house is much bigger than our previous house but not practical. It means much will be sold as we do not have space for things. More about this as I post more about the house...
Our living room is one large open space with the kitchen off the the front of the house. We use this area as the dining space. I removed the leaf in our antique table when we were moving and really liked it as a square shape when you first walk into the room. I think for now it will stay like this.
My walls look gray in the photo but they are a taupe color.
I still have not gotten my autumn decorations out. I have placed my autumn quilts that I made around the living room. Since it is almost time for me to start decorating for Christmas, I will not get out the autumn decorations this year. This move has made both Jos and I feel like we missed the autumn season which is our favorite. It makes me sad but I will celebrate it in earnest next year.
I debated on what I wanted to use in this house but decided that I did really want to hang my fox hunt prints once again. They give a cozy 'Gentleman's room' feeling. I love using warm colors and dark woods in our home. While trying to describe the look we want to achieve to the man who did our wood floors, I told him it was the style of a old Dutch eetcafe which is almost a pub look. He came by to do some repair work on the floor (yes, it burst open yet again) and said that all the was missing was the beer taps.
I love a feeling of warmth in a room given by placing lamps on small tables here and there throughout the room. This table table stands near my autumn shades quilts I made over the years which I keep displayed on a quilt ladder.
Dagi adapted to the new house immediately. We were pleasantly surprised that he did not seem to need to adjust at all when he realized we were all three together. My little mouse Boudewijn (pronounced Bow dah wine) has made himself at home on my dining room table with some acorns. He normally sits at my sewing machine in my studio. You never know where he might pop up next. *grins*