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by Mury
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: The Picture Forum
Topic: Home Office/Study Pics (pic heavy)
Replies: 11
Views: 12157

Re: Home Office/Study Pics (pic heavy)

So beautiful! The window looks amazing!
by Mury
Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Pantry before and after
Replies: 24
Views: 4005

Re: Pantry before and after

ElizabethLee wrote:Now when are you going to put that baking center to use and make us some cookies? :D
Haha. For the most part, I cook, and DH bakes. He's already made about a dozen batches of muffins and pancakes in there! Have fun with your pantry!
by Mury
Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Pantry before and after
Replies: 24
Views: 4005

Re: Pantry before and after

Thanks for your compliments. It turned out just as I had hoped. The fabric doors actually happened because I don't have a router so I couldn't insert a panel into them. The fabric is from the Aunt Grace collection. http://www.mamasloghousequiltshop.com/scripts/quiltshop.asp?category=Fabric&FabricCat...
by Mury
Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Pantry before and after
Replies: 24
Views: 4005

Pantry before and after

Hi all. I haven't been around OHW in quite a while but thought I'd pop back in to share some pictures. This is the 6x6 pantry in my 1920's kitchen. The kitchen itself has very little counter space so I put a baking center in the pantry. The main kitchen still needs work, but this has helped incredib...
by Mury
Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Input needed on kitchen plan
Replies: 24
Views: 3883

Re: Input needed on kitchen plan

I think that I personally would not use such a breakfast room. It is too isolated from the kitchen for someone to socialize with you while you cook, and is much like a second dining room. The "pots and pans below" is a peninsula, I presume? If you eliminated the breakfast nook and turned "pots and p...
by Mury
Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:01 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: The butler's pantry is cleaned and fixed!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 6502

Re: The butler's pantry is cleaned and fixed!!!!!!

That's funny, I have "fur" floors upstairs due to a certain feline!

All kidding aside, you did a beautiful job!
by Mury
Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Show us your flower beds!
Replies: 65
Views: 28214

Re: Show us your flower beds!

KathyJB wrote:Are Hosta hard to grow? I have several shady areas that would probably work for planting them.
Hostas are really easy! Definitely get some. I had a huge one that I chopped into 4 parts and all came back the next spring.
by Mury
Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Old houses...old lawnmowers?
Replies: 53
Views: 15132

Re: Old houses...old lawnmowers?

The POs left us a Scotts Classic reel mower. After years of tuneups and fighting to get the gas mower to work, it's a relief! We only have .12 acres though so it's a 30 minute job.
by Mury
Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: carpet runners
Replies: 21
Views: 16506

Re: carpet runners

Since my family does not wear shoes on the stairs, carpet is safer for us. Of course it must be securely fastened. But bare wood and socks are not a good mix.