Before we moved in, my grandparents built our house and lived here for nearly 52 years. One of the cool things about that for us is it means we have literally all of the history of the house in pictures and sometimes our own memories. I have stacks of pictures and slides, and a bunch of pictures I took a while before my grandmother moved out so we could see how different things end up being.
Well, this may take several posts..
of the picture) you are greeted by a cathedral ceiling and the foyer and living room are open to the second floor. My grandparents had all of the hardwood floors in the house carpeted as of about 1962. The couch in the picture is gold crushed velour – it was reupholstered from the original seafoam green in 1983. It is a spectacular couch that we retained and had reupholstered ourselves. I start with this because it is probably the coolest view in the house.
Atmos clock – it was an expensive gift given by IBM to employees who had 30 years of service. You could choose (I believe) the clock or a watch.
Sputnik chandelier in brass, but one of my aunts took it a few years earlier. It’s hard to picture, but there is hardwood floors under all that carpeting.
More to follow.