Why do you have a ladder in your lounge room????

Thursday, October 30, 2008

I am constantly asked by people why do you have a ladder in your lounge room????? and basically I say WHY NOT!!!!! I so love this old apple picking ladder, it is huge and so full of character. I also have a larger old mirror on my sideboard now made from a gorgeous old frame.... Anyway I had the electrician here for most of the day yesterday putting up new light fittings and we are finished except for a bit of a problem in the kitchen, which is annoying but he is a wonderful electrician that actually cares about his clients which is so lovely!!!! Loads and Loads of work to do, I am so very behind....

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20 comments

  1. I would say 'because it looks great'. Your ladder is lovely and fits in with your beautiful home.
    Have a great weekend Cathy,
    Ness xx

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  2. That's easy Cathy, you adorn it with your beautiful things ... Ingrid

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  3. I think old ladders are really great...i have some in the garage an have always intended doing something with them like you...maybe one day...

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  4. yes you are right WHy not!

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  5. Love your blog, beautiful photos and fun to read.
    Have a good day..

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  6. Of course you have ladders in lounge rooms. I plan to get my cabinet makers in once the wall sheeting is done so we can scheme high bookshelves JUST SO I can have a ladder! Your home is just gorgeous... it has an almost ethereal quality to it. I can't wait to see your lights... maybe I can steal some ideas from you... you know how I am struggling with light choices! A-M xx

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  7. I love the ladder. I have one too. An old one from my grandma. I have it in my bedroom with a lovely hanger covered in silk and a beautiful blouse...

    Love your blog!

    Have a nice weekend!
    Lina, in Stockholm, Sweden

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  8. what a gorgeous vignette & i love the ladder!!
    of course i do, as i love all peeks into your world
    xo

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  9. The ladder is beautiful! It fits with what I have seen of your home. Thank you for sharing little peeks.
    Debbie

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  10. And you are so right why not!!!
    I love it!!!

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  11. Dearest Cathy! Today I had mail!!!! I large and lovely envelope...what could be in it ??? My youngest daughter had been circling around it all day and phoned me twice on my cell asking me when I was coming home. And finally I did and we opened it. Oh joy! The charm, the journal, the little lace and the buttons - so lovely! Thank you, thank you, thank you! I will do a post about it really soon but wanted you to know that I got it!

    Lots of love to you my friend
    Jeanette

    PS I have a ladder too....

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  12. i think your ladder looks great-and your doing your own thing-jo

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  13. Kathy I just love your cottage and your blog. Thanx for sharing Marilyn

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  14. exactly!! why not?!!! right answer there.

    take care
    yvonne

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  15. I have a ladder in my living room! It was original to the house and how the children got into the 2nd story to sleep at night. Needless to say there is a staircase these days, thank goodness!!

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  16. who needs to have a reason for decorating the way we do - as long as we love it, right?
    the ladder and all your pieces put together look wonderful.

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  17. Just delightful as usual dear Cathy. What a find your electrician is - you need to hold onto him tightly & never let go!
    Millie ^_^

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  18. Cathy what a great looking ladder.
    Love the mirror too!
    Alison

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