Dahlia House

Dahlia House
Taken in August 2013

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

We have been busy doing a lot of little things, and will continue to do so until after the holidays.  We don't want to make a big mess right now.
Got the hallway door refinished and back up.  We had it dipped at the Big Dipper in Portland and then we finished scraping, sanding, staining and varnishing it.  What a difference.
Got everything put away for the winter.  Always a big project!  Glad it is done.
Had to move the big trailer AGAIN!  The hillside behind it started to come down with all the rain, so it is back up the driveway closer to the house.  When we get some dry days Brian will get out with the tractor and clean it up.  I think we will have to do some sort of retaining wall there too!  The other retaining wall is holding but boy is the area behind it filling up.  It is doing it's job, but will have to clean that out too so it doesn't get completely full.
Bought new rugs for the dining room and the front bedroom, they look so nice!   
I have been cleaning and organizing my office.  It looks so much better. Cleaned out my closet and put all of my scrapping stuff in there.  Still have about half a dozen boxes to clean out and then hope to put a hide a bed in there to sleep more family!!
Found an awesome brass headboard and foot board for the front bedroom, and after we bought it discovered it was a king size, so had to start over on that bedroom. Got a king size mattress and box springs and new bedding.  Had to move some of the furniture around as the bed takes up so much room. But it looks good, just have to figure out what I am going to do with the chair that no longer fits...hmmmm.  
Hope to start on the last bedroom in January. As for this month....we will work on the front door and get it up and just take time to enjoy the holidays.