The Goal: to take and post at least one picture each day for the entire year that I'm 27.

I find that I rush through the day, to rush through the week, to get to the weekend...just to find that an entire year goes by in the blink of an eye. So, on the eve of my last day as a 26 year old I decided to make a change. I challenged myself to take the time each day and find at least one moment worth remembering, hoping that in this way I will learn to live each day for what it is. For regardless of how uniform the days may feel at a glace each one is truly unique and worth cherishing.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Day 180 - Blast from the past

Tonight my mom brought over some of my old doll furniture
I finally have the room to store my childhood things that I plan on keeping forever (or at least for a long time)
These were wood pieces "Santa" got for me from an Amish festival in Indiana
They came unfinished...which means the super custom paint job was done by mom herself!

Let me explain...I had/have a Samantha Parkington American Girl Doll
She is a young girl who grew up during the turn of the century (and I don't mean year 2000)...
Anyway I was the type of kid who knew exactly what she wanted
And I wanted furniture that looked Victorian and specifically a dresser with a scarf draped over it
(Yeah, I was a weird one)
What's even crazier though is how my mom always matter how off the wall the request was

Tonight my mom suggested that I sand down the furniture and repaint it when I have kids
And although I think she is right that these pieces would look killer in a yellow and gray paint job...
I don't know if I could ever change them...they were exactly what I wanted then...and still are
I guess we'll just see if I have any kids who have an obsession with the early 1900's like me...I hope I do!

1 comment:

  1. Oh thank you my sweet daughter! I think your pictures make them look better than they are in real life. Oh, and Grandma and Grandpa Kegebein actually gave them to you for Christmas. I just did the painting. How I miss that little room under the stairs! I wish we had that in the new house (and I don't mean the "powder room." I would love to have that for my grandaughters!