Is summer seriously ending? It breaks my heart a little. So many wonderful events and summer activities filled our days, but after all the rushing to and fro, I could have used more idle days without a schedule.
Here are some of my summer highlights:
•A hot day at the beach (a day? One might ask?? There are not alot of beaches close to Edmonton!)
•Fireworks (Canada Day in St. Albert)
•Picnics at the park
•Trips to multiple furniture stores (the kids had their fun! This was mine)
•The dinosaur park and the zoo
•And many a bike ride to the lake
Alas, as the days begin their inevitable descent into cooler times, I will turn my gaze inward, back into the home. Yesterday I began the first of many projects to come. I am painting the twin set of bi-fold doors in my current kitchen and there may or may not be a stencil in the future of said doors.
And with doors in mind, how about some old doors in modern spaces? I love the idea of bringing vintage and/or antique items into newer homes for character and depth of time.
Like a full length mirror fashioned out of a door. I love the pale shade of blue.
Or how about a bookshelf?
A rustic oversized coffee table works but for this size you could make it a desk or a dining table.
This door makes the laundry room feel like official business! And it really is isn’t it?
And this lovely door used to belong to an armoire. So cute! And the colour, yep! It’s perfect.
How about making a lovely hutch or pantry shelf? So many options to exercise with all those old doors that are laying in wait in garages everywhere.