Hello Dear Readers!
Hope you had a most wonderful week and weekend.
Mine has been very busy with the house
and a tournament thrown in last week too.
I did manage to get to a most amazing estate sale
this past Saturday.
Today we have the Hickory Cottage Update Part 4
and an estate sale find.
This is what you see when you drive up to Hickory Cottage.
We are at the very end of a cul-de-sac street
which is quite different from our former home
that was on a main street, but quiet street,
but traffic flow nonetheless. I do miss my sidewalk though.
The garage floor was poured along with the porch floor.
The Master Bathroom shower was started
along with the guest room and my Sweetie’s bathtub/shower.
Both fireplace boxes were installed.
This one is the Great Room fireplace.
We had a downpour the day
we were meeting with our builder
and the electrician to determine where all the outlets
and cable boxes and lighting will go.
That took almost 4 hours to complete.
Above is the view from the foyer.
The doors were taken off to prevent damage from water.
The A/C and Heat installation is well underway.
Now let’s talk estate sale.
This estate sale was phenomenal.
A home of a designer who decorated for the State Department.
She and her hubby traveled the world
thus obtaining many treasures of antiques and art.
I was after those Pricket Sticks above.
And I was hoping to get the antique Paris street maps
and that amazing wood finial. (There was a pair of them)
This cutie was right by the door and I so wanted it;
however, someone who did not follow the rules, snagged the tag
before they were allowed to. You always come across someone in
every sale who don’t play by the rules.
The sale was so popular with many antique and art dealers
that I heard while in line that one came the night before
and camped out and others were in line at 5 a.m.
So therefore I did not get what I set out for as I was a “late bird”
and got there at 6:30 a.m. and the sign in started at 7 a.m.
Arriving at 6:30 a.m. I was number 54th in line to enter the house.
There were many, many beautiful garden objects
and was lucky to snag this one.
It is very heavy and I lugged it to the car that was a block away!
I am in the process of trying to scrub away most of the red
that seemed to be painted on the urn. But love it!
I cannot wait to place this pretty urn on our new patio.
I hope to bring you some house “pretties” to see next time.
Something very wonderful will arrive at the end of this week
and I cannot wait! I will share that as soon as I can!!
In the meantime, I wish you all a most beautiful day!!!