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Then and now

December 1st, 2008 (03:06 pm)

current mood: mellow

Apparently, when we moved to The Compound in 1995, I failed to take a picture of the kitchen. It had been painted and repainted so many times over its seventy years that we saw more shades of white than we knew existed.

This is what a little bit of it looked like after Tom painted the walls blue and the cabinets one shade of white in 1998:

Life happened, and lots of cooking and living and dogs. So by nearly a decade later, it seemed permanently dirty, the hardware could no longer support the cabinet doors, the linoleum floor was just tired, and it ended up looking like this:

So last Christmas, there was no decorating going on, because the kitchen looked like this:

Thanks to Joe.My.Contractor and his crew, this Christmas, it looks like this:

With my house in order, there will be decorating. And you know what that means. Plenty of photos to come.


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