Friday, September 25, 2009

pad in progress

thoughts on a living room
I've received sweet notes from a few of you asking when I'm going to show some photos of our new pad.  I would love to...and will...but right now home improvements are progressing at a snails pace (translation : we still have not one frame on a wall).  What I do have, however, are these little doodles in which I've daydreamed about things coming together.  As you can see, my dreams involve parties, with lots of odd-looking figures in dark suits.
thoughts on a dining room

8 comments:

~Mad said...

I love it!

Is that a wall of books on the right in the second picture?? If it is, I am in heaven!!

~Madelyn in Alabama

suzanne cabrera said...

Yes Madelyn....though not there now, bookshelves are definitely in store for the future.

moreidlethoughts said...

Madame Zazou will interpret your sketch: the lines converging at a distant point are train tracks...your husband has a secret lust for model trains. The Suits are all trying to sell you insurance(model trains attract big premiums!)

Madame Zazou thinks your new home will be wonderful!

TeresaR said...

Sketches are, in some ways, much better than photos...esp your sketches!

So tell us about your "thing" for dark suits. ;)

Lrc said...

I agree with TeresaR, I think the drawings are more interesting to look at...do you like Edward Gorey? maybe thats why you have dark suited people in your house.

no way said...

Hi Suzanne-Just thought I'd let you know that we, too, are finally in our new house. It is SUCH a work in progress-nothing is unpacked yet except the essentials, but it is really nice to be settled. Hopefully we will both be creating some beautiful new living spaces in the upcoming future. I am excited (and overwhelmed!) about getting started. I haven't found my beautiful new pillow yet, but when I do, I know it will be perfect in whatever room it ends up in! Becky

Ann said...

Suzanne, sorry I haven't read in so long. My daddy was an architect, worked as a draftsman his whole life and designed a few industrial buildings. He died when I was 8. In my adulthood I found one of his notebooks (sketched in the 1950s, I'm sure), with sketches that looked much like these. These were his dreams. And seeing your sketches reminded me of him and his notebooks and his dreams. Thank you for warming my New Year's Day.

suzanne cabrera said...

Ann---Thank you for such a sweet, sweet comment. I am touched.