If I were ever to find myself in a position to build my dream home (especially my dream library), I’d be in such trouble! I thought things were bad when I was limited to whatever my imagination could cook up, but then Pinterest came along and I am so doomed.
Let’s pretend for a minute that I’m more than a thousandaire (my husband’s term!).
Do I go Mediterranean? French? Japanese? Modern? I love all those styles—Clearly, “eclectic” is the way to go. Er… the way to continue. “Eclectic Tuscan” is the style du jour at my house, with emphasis on the eclectic part.
I love our little house, don’t get me wrong! It would take millionaire status to convince me to move, and then it would have to be to THE perfect house in THE perfect place.
I would also have to be able to hire a gardener and a maid. Possibly a butler, because Mr. Belvedere ruined me.
When I drool over look at house plans, I start in the garage to find out how hard it will be to get groceries from the car trunk to the pantry. (A pantry is a requirement!) Then I look for the place the library will go.
Let’s talk about that last item. I’ve built myself a substantial morgue file chock full of ideas. I might need more than one library… Continue reading All the Crannies and All the Nooks!