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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

For Safe Keeping

8 x 8
 Oil on Ampersand panel
This beautiful old spool bed was in my Aunt Jerry's family for generations.  It's so legs are so long, when I was little, my sister and I could sit upright while playing under it.  I loved it so much, she gave it to me when I was a teenager and it's been with me ever since.  It has to be getting close to 200 years old now and I hope it will be around for several more generations.  We keep it in a rarely used guest room now with my aunt's picture next to it and it will go on to my son one day where more memories will be made.


  1. I love it! It is fantastic. I love interiors, but wow, the quilt is so bright and pretty and if it's a bed and breakfast I would like this room. :)

  2. Your interior is amazing! Love the colors and light - beautifully done :)

  3. This is so beautiful. Just the kind of room I love. They don't make furniture like that anymore.

  4. Really beautiful and cozy! Love the pattern in the fabric. That is an amazing piece of furniture!