Sometimes wishes do come true.
Remember back in June when I did a post all about how I wished my little cottage had a phone nook?
Like this but I would put a phone in mine.
Well look what I have now...
I just have to install it.
A couple of weeks ago, the artist and lovely Diane of Pandora's Parlor contacted me through email to tell me how much she liked my blog. She had found me when researching arts & crafts tile fireplaces. She's putting an authentic arts & crafts fireplace into her cottage.
Diane said she had two phone nooks and that she didn't know why she'd purchased two, seeing as she only needed one. She said she'd love to send me the other if I wanted it. And within a week, it was at my home!
We've had some great email conversations. We found we like lots of the same stuff. She listened when I was tormented by paint for the outside of my house. Remember when I was in paint hell and begging everyone for their thoughts?
She has the cutest garage studio. And this past weekend was busy putting stain glass windows into the main cottage. She's been purchasing antique doors and windows to put in her little cottage for years and now she and her husband are doing it. Her cottage is already cute but it will be amazing when she finishes.
This is her darling garage and studio. See the work benches in front...they are busy, busy working on their next project. Soon her cottage will be just as cute as her garage.
and here's a glimpse inside
This is all in the studio/garage. I can't wait to see what she does with the main cottage.
Please go by her blog to view more.
She has a wonderful store by the same name full of antiques and curiosities.
I'd love to make a trip to California to load up on stuff from her shop to use for Halloween.
So, because of Diane, I have another project to add to my long list of projects. But I did say I wanted a phone nook and now I have one...I just have to install it. Which really shouldn't be too bad. She said it came from a old apartment building from the 20's or 30's. Just perfect.
And even more perfect because it came from a new friend.