A few of you have been, ahem, harassing me for updated pictures of the Ebay rug in its new home. I’m sorry it’s taken so long for me to finally do this, especially because I appreciate the comments that everyone took the time to write on the original post SO MUCH. Without a doubt, dialogue is the best part of blogging. So in that spirit, I am fulfilling my half of the bargain by saying, hey — I listen. Sometimes. Behold, the new old Ebay rug, now in the dining room.
Now I was pretty pleased with the result until I looked back at a picture I had taken before I moved the Persian rug into there…
Through the magic of time and effort the old picture is better, but mostly what I notice is that I like the old rug, too. And maybe the Persian rug looks crazy with the wacky ceiling?
Here’s what’s happening under the sun. Say howdy to Doris.
Oh, and because someone will tell me that the real problem is the black accent wall, here’s what’s going on with that.
It’s the whole ding dang back wall, and I like it. Please excuse the hideous styling and photography from this very old picture. Our house will never be clean enough to take such a wide angle shot again.
Speaking of cleanliness and photography, I want to say again, SORRY! For being such a pokey turd about posting updates of our house. I get all freaky about the photography being decent. Plus I have a very messy, very curious toddler who often refuses to cooperate with my plans. Please see the following evidence.
So, in order to take this picture of our bedroom, I had to move a few things around…
This is the other end of the room during that shoot. Notice my assistant forgoing the opportunity to climb mount laundry, and instead heading straight for mommy’s very expensive photo equipment.
And there you have it. The Emperor wears no clothes.
But I do have a new old rug.Continue Reading