Being the opportunist that I am, I agreed to sign off on the New Studio Bill if I could attach to it House Amendment #2018, stipulating new kitchen cabinets and countertops. We tiled the backsplashes ourselves and managed to stay married. But we deliberately left one stretch undone, so that I could go to it with my broken china, bottles, and other ephemera that I have dug up in the finest trash heaps the United States has to offer.
I am really happy with the result. (And yes, my favorite woodworker made that counter top).
|The strange object on the left is called a "land line."|
While I was rushing to get this done in time for a Memorial day weekend wedding in our backyard, I asked Himself to focus on one of the outside projects. I love the sound of running water. Could he come up with an idea for a fountain that we could hook into the return valve on the pool?
"How will that fit into the wedding that the millenial bride and groom are imagining? I asked.
"Hmmm. You're right," he said.
But it didn't him long to come up with a solution.
(((Julie))) brilliant kitchen reno, kudos to your good man and your wonderful mosaic & the fountain, that last photo cracks me up!ReplyDelete
Maybe I should send the photo to Modern Bride magazine?ReplyDelete
oh your Gorilla is beautiful and makes me chuckleReplyDelete
He is a hunk, that's for sure. I think my husband, another silverback, is jealous.Delete
Ha ha....what every well-dressed gorilla is wearing for formal occasions. I love the mosaic backsplash!ReplyDelete
Thanks,Dana. Is he dressed enough to come sit at one of your table settings???Delete
He's better dressed than ninety percent of my guests and family.Delete
absolutely love the quirky backsplash, especially in combination with the beautiful wooden countertop and cabinets! gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous...... and mr gorilla terribly handsome: your man has done you proudReplyDelete