Things We Love in Grandma’s House

Things we love at Mama’s House

Kitchen table 
The button bouquet says, “Home
 is where your mom is.” 

Outside the livingroom window the screened porch and the picnic table.

Grandpa Larry’s dog, Holly.

 The Woodgatherer. This painting hangs in the dining room.

The Kalamazoo wood stove 1902

A pretty china bowl.
Cross in bricks behind the woodstove built by Mr. Chinard. 
The dresser 
A lap quilt that Audra made for her Grandma Brink when she was only about 12 years old. 
 Beautiful wooden headboard
The dresser top. This is my favorite piece of furniture. 
A child’s teapot on the t.v. center.
 Wicker furniture on Grandma’s screened-in porch.
 Grandfather Clock in the front hall.
The drop leaf dining table
 Front detail of the dresser. The top doors open to drawers
 Top of the dresser

 Top of the dresser showing the bead trim
 Old dresser in the middle bedroom upstairs
 The staircase
Mama’s fine old dining room buffet
 Mama and Daddy
 Mama and her friend Sharon
 Grandma and Grandpa’s Place — Memories made here.
 Entrance to screened in porch
Rail fence out front 
 Side of the old house
 Window at end of the kitchen
 Old fruit jars Grandma uses as canisters
 Mama’s pottery bowls
Dad’s row boat
 Back of the house
 Red and blue row boat
 View of the house from the lake
 A storage trunk at the foot of Mama’s bed. I don’t know the history of this trunk.
 The curtains and slanted ceiling in Mama and Dad’s bedroom. Notice the photograph of Grandma Freda in her high school band uniform. She played the bass drum!
 The old wagon wheel rocker that Mama loves and won’t part with. It used to be part of our livingroom set. There was a couch with cowboy style stitching on the leather back and half wagon wheels on each end to support wide wooden arm rests. The end tables and coffee table had wheels too and plank tops.
 Wildflowers bouquets in oval frames. These are pretty pieces. They are in Mama’s room now hung over her bed.
 Grandma’s laundry room. The walls are yellow. How cheerful.
 I love the basket.
 The old dogwood painting. This is hung at the top of the stairs I like the colors.
 Reading nook at the top of staircase. An old white dresser sits beside it. This is the home of all the family photographs.
 Dried flowers in a metal door hanger . Julie’s room at Grandpa’s house.
 The bed in Julie’s room. The walls are a soft pink and the daybed white metal. Very pretty.
 Doorknobs and skeleton keys
 Red marbled doorknob
 The bathroom faucets in the upstair’s sink
Grandma’s Singer sewing machine. This is an old one, but it still works and is used now and then. Mama always loved to sew. She has produced many a garment!

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