Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Yesterdays Dreams


Yesterday after every one was off to work & school as I cleaned I did some dreaming. I remembered a beautiful old two story cabin I saw last summer. I had stopped on the road to take a photo of it & stored it in my computer.

This would be my dream home with the exception of the blue on it. I really love shades of brown so it would be painted. I saw this old beautiful cabin last summer. To bad they were making some changes. For shame. A very new looking brick addition & a huge metal building with more than one large bay opening. I have not seen if all is completed. This summer I may.

My dream kitchen would have cabinets that look like furniture up against the walls. Appliance would all be hidden inside the cabinets & an island with a butcher block top. A soap stone apron sink & water pump faucet. I found a photo online but it would not load so you can dream with me on this one. I pretty much have my dream dining room & living room already. I would keep it all the same.





My dream bedroom would have this beautiful bedding on my four poster bed from Family Heirloom Weavers with my wood chest (that I plan to refinish) at the foot of my bed & two large wood clothes cabinets on each side of the headboard of my bed. I hope some time soon to refinish my chest & finish the blanket crane Lucas & I started. My large windows letting the sunshine in & making me smile as I sit at my sewing machine sewing located in front of one of those windows. My desk sitting in front of the other window. A fireplace with wood cabinets surrounding it & filling the wall area. As I sit on my love seat watching T.V. behind a dough tray table my FIL made. I hope to give it a home in the years to come. Of course two make do chairs on each side of my love seat & my dry sink up against another wall. Well my bed room is not quiet that long but I hope to take a wall out to connect the next room to it in my dream.

After a day of dreaming cleaning & running kids to & fro it was just Sam & I for dinner last night. No fancy home cooked meal here at the homestead. Just a simple dinner of french fried taters & meat pies served in the living room where we could watch a little T.V. No homework. Ya!

Blessings Til Next Time!
Lara

10 comments:

  1. Your home looks beautiful. I don't care for cleaning myself but when it is done I am HAPPY. I feel like it is every other day I am dusting, I can NOT wait for Spring!

    I love the same family heriloom blankets!

    You and hubby having dinner together just the two of you is nice once in awhile without the kiddo's!!
    I also think it looked YUMMY!

    Prim Blessings,
    Tricia

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  2. i am totally with you on that cabin (not a fan of the blue either)... i would love to have a cabin like that! it's a shame that people ruin great places with additions, etc that don't reflect the style!

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  3. Love the cabin also. We have very similar dreams. Never give up on dreams! Around here where we live my husband and I are refered to "The Dream Team" by many who know us. I am living my dream and am very lucky I know. Your home is sooo cozy. Wish we lived closer, we could dream together. Theresa , Yore country home

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  4. Love that cabin too. Never hurts to dream!! Love all your pics.
    Blessings,
    Lorna

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  5. Well, it certainly doesn't hurt to dream, but if I had all your beautiful pieces in my home, I would be in dreamland! For now I very fortunate for what I have:) Thanks for sharing your dreams gal.
    Carol

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  6. That is a gorgeous dream home! I hate when owners take a vintage home and modernize it! Buy new then!
    You do have a dream home as well! I always love your photos!

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  7. Lara
    Your home is beautiful~ I love all the wood~ so much character!!
    Oh, a kitchen with old cabinets & closed in appliances~ oh, it would be beautiful~ I hope you get your dream kitchen & bed!Dreaming~ dreaming~ so much fun~

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  8. Your home is so lovely.... I too love that cabin! What a wonderful place to get away and relax. :-) Sometimes it's the simplest dinners that are the best. :-) Have a great night.

    Blessings,
    Jill

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  9. Lara, I owe you two answers. The box you could barely see in my kitchen is a potato bin. I think I have a better pic somewhere and will post it so you can see.

    The second answer is the stitchery on the wood bowl is a repro I bought.

    You have done a great job in your home. But we all can dream. My biggest dream is to own a home again so that I can knock out walls and make it mine.

    Mary

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