Saturday, March 24, 2012

Parlour Half Finished!



 Gosh, it doesn't seem that long ago that I started this project, and considering I have very little spare time, I'm quite happy that I've got this far!  Here's a little tour of the parlour room box...  there's still so much to do!







  A temporary table made from an upturned box (I'm saving up for a proper tilt table!)




  The half moon table complemented by Ray's curtains



    Can you guess what the candlestick is made from?

     The reason I am a bit chuffed about getting this far is that the room box was a sort of test, to see if I had the time and reources to take on a proper house - a big project when you have work to do and twin toddler boys running around creating havoc! 

    In a way, I guess it is a bit like giving myself permission to launch, though the next hurdle is creating the alcove shelf out of wood, which will be my first attempt at the dreaded woodwork!

6 comments:

  1. I think it looks splendid -- all the proportions are so pleasing, and I love the gentle colour scheme! I think the answer to the question is YES! You're ready for a house! :)

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  2. The parlor looks great and I am happy you have time for mini's with two twin boys. One of my next commissions is a tilt-top table, I am looking forward to make that. Good luck with the shelf.

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  3. The parlour looks great, I like the way it has been furnished, and remember seeing several of the pieces featured on your blog over the past few months, it's good to see them all together.

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  4. It's a lovely room and I thought the temporary table fitted in there very well! I think you're ready for a house too.

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  5. Hello Jonquil,
    I think your work is fantastic. I swear I feel that I could just walk into the room...it is SO realistic. I do hope you take on a bigger project because I think you are extremely talented!
    Hugs to you and the boys,
    Giac

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