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304: Tea for Two…..

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304: Tea for Two…..

This is what I have been working on the last couple weeks, and I am so happy to say that I am done….I had started finishing this “teahouse” for Linda and Mimi last year, but when Linda broke her leg last summer, well it just fell to the wayside.  Lousy weather for most of this year just made it that much harder for me to get out there…It still needs the trim painted…likely with leftovers from the house painting we ‘re planning.  Linda wants to have Mimi paint the door with all the sample pots I have been picking out.   I am up to seven so far I think….

        

Linda has already improve the interior from these first shots….we hope to use it not just for a “folly” but also for photo shoots for our designs in the future…

      

It’s Saturday as I type….the end of my summer holiday has come too soon.  I am spending the rest of today working on my Fat Quarterly quilts that I started last winter? just for fun, writing some patterns, and then tonite out to Chinese,  and then an outdoor movie showing of Rio in the park sponsored by our church.   It’s Mimi’s Birthday today and it was Linda’s yesterday…they are headed back home from the doll museum….

Pretty  much a Blow-by-Blow of recent days…not super eloquent here today….just the events…

Hope you enjoyed the pics…I am pretty happy with the overall looks of how it came out…imperfections and all

10 Comments

  • I’ve always wanted to build a little house! It’s so adorable and you did a great job on it!

    July 30, 2011 at 2:45 pm
  • I am in love with the tea house and am so jealous. It is something that I have wanted for a long time. I think everyone needs their own space to go read, sew, crochet, nap, whatever they want. Thanks for sharing.

    Jeanne

    July 30, 2011 at 2:48 pm
  • Barbara Huston

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    What a great project! It looks fabulous!

    July 30, 2011 at 3:10 pm
  • Evelene Sterling

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    Oh can I come over for tea? That is such a great getaway place!

    July 30, 2011 at 10:13 pm
  • Tabitha O.

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    I think it looks very dreamy…what a place to get away!!!

    July 31, 2011 at 9:25 am
  • Pam

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    Great job, Scott! So sweet of you to do that for your girls. Enjoy!

    July 31, 2011 at 2:35 pm
  • Naomi Olson

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    Reminds me of Michael Pollan’s _A Place of My Own_… his little house to write in (or have tea). It is a great read (link below)…

    http://www.amazon.com/Place-My-Own-Architecture-Daydreams/dp/0143114743/ref=pd_sim_b_31

    July 31, 2011 at 10:07 pm
  • love the tea house.

    I hope that your daughter’s finger is well healed. How scary that must have been.

    August 2, 2011 at 4:09 pm
  • Adorable kid’s chalet, I would have loved this as a kid, as I’m sure your daughter does!

    See the whole thing is, my wife wanted this done with my daughter so that SHE can enjoy it long after my daughter moves on her way with her own life…I think it will be a very special place from now on for all of us….very happy with how it turned out!

    August 5, 2011 at 4:18 am

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