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Monday, July 12, 2010

the doors have it

My house is the typical 90's.
Built with linoleum and light colored oak....everywhere, light colored oak.
I hate light colored oak.
So, if you are anything like me... can't afford to move...Lord knows there would not be a home standing in town that Mr. Miller and I could agree on. He certainly would not be accepting of the old farm house, that needed work, that I would be looking for...oh my, I drifted off course. Anyway, if you are like me WE paint light colored oak.!!
... and I add sign-age


I not only paint, I must distress.

and distress


and add vintage parts


and collect old door knobs






oh yeah, I also paint and distress cabinets!!!

I hope you all had a great weekend. We were busy at the Barn... we had visitors from town but also from Kansas and Nebraska. Everyone was having so much fun.
Christmas is also arriving at the Barn. The fun part is seeing all the new goodies, remembering what each piece is for in my mind even tho. I ordered it last January... the nightmare, however, is how and where to store it all for the next 5 months.
stay tuned~ L
oh yeah....I found 3 more copies of July Jeanne d'Arc

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Love what you did to the doors, and I love all the little goodies you use to finish the touch............now Christmas I did not need to hear. LOL XO MARY

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Oh yes we do paint it!! I just gor done painting my light oak cabinets in my kitchen! LOVE'EM!!

And your doors?? Perfection!!

Lou Cinda :)

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

lOVE your doors and the extras you have added to them:)
~Debra
Blog: Capers of the vintage vixens

Amy said...

Looks so good, love all the antique hardware on them and the signage really makes the look.
Amy

karen@dignifiedrubbish said...

I love it....you have just given me a whole day's worth of inspiration from just this one post....so creative. keep inspiring!!!

Lori Miller, Round barn Potting Co. said...

Oh yes, we paint. I knew you would all agree. I think I have 1 more door and then the house is complete...well, I still have a few windows left.
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Secret Garden Cottage said...

The doors definitely do have it...style that is!! LOVE'm!!
Hugs ~ Jo :)

Heaven's Walk said...

Lori - just love your doors! I envy that your hubby let you paint that icky oak. If only....! Anyway, you did a great job and I love all the distressing. Just popping in from Donna's blog and am happily following you now, too!

Looking forward to more goodies at your store! :) --- and stay cool!

xoxo laurie@heavens-walk