Things we love at Mama’s House
The button bouquet says, “Home
is where your mom is.”
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.
A pretty china bowl.
Cross in bricks behind the woodstove built by Mr. Chinard.
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
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
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!