Beautiful weather here in San Diego, I will give you that. The last two days have been sunny and warm, and even warmer weather is coming this week. In the middle of running errands today, I made a quick stop at the beach. Oh that ocean air, it makes my shoulders drop and the tension starts to leave my body. I have to go back soon; today I didn’t have long to linger. I’ve been shopping for the apartment and slowly it is becoming more cozy. I have more photos – keep in mind it is hard to get a good photo in here – there is usually not enough light.
This sofa, while not ugly, has foam cushions that have no support. At all. Using my trick from back home, I took off the back cushions and substituted more of the lumbar cushions from IKEA. That felt better. However, my lower back kept hurting. The cushions underneath my derriere were just as bad. A trip to Lowes took care of that. I put a board under the cushions and the problem is solved.
This sweet tole tray was a bargain at one of my favorite antique stores. I thought it would be both practical and also break up the solid black surface of the coffee table.
A little canvas print from Target. It replaced the photo of an actress playing Hedda Gabler at the theater. I coached that production several years ago. It was a good experience but I don’t want to look at it every day.
I bought the vintage runner at an antique shop, as well as the pink dish. I thought the runner would break up the vast expanse of WOOD on this dresser. The letters came from another shop. Photo of husband and dogs, and other photo of dogs came from home.
This little framed print was a gift from Heidi. Since it is about vowels, its perfect for me. That is pink velveteen ribbon around the outside edge of the frame.
Close-up of one of two pink dishes I bought in an antique shop. 2 for $5.00!
I’m trying to buy things that will fit right in at Mockingbird Hill Cottage when I leave here. I have more photos, but don’t want to overwhelm you in one post.