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Monday, November 15, 2010

The Story of the Living Room Corner

Dear Blog Friends, 

I am sad to report, I was not able to take my much anticipated Chicago trip this past weekend.  You can   thank my two bum kidneys, a frequent fever and a few inflamed nerves for making me miss the trip.  So instead of stories packed full of H&M* bliss or Zara** euphoria,  you get the story of  how I made the little boring corner in our living room a bit more lively!  Although it is not nearly as exciting, I hope you enjoy and if you don't, it is ok.....just blame my kidneys!

Sincerely,

Blog Administrator

Legend:
*H&M - Possibly the best four floors of shopping you will ever experience! This store also has a bonus feature and that is the prices! They are so good you don't feel guilty for buying all the latest fads at once.
**Zara - This store has successfully dressed me for work for the past five years.

The Story of the Living Room Corner

Approximately one year ago, the Odom home went through a mass cleaning project.  Some speculate this act was due to the impending marriage of J and his lovely bride-to-be, while others suspect the cleaning was simply over due.  Either way the purging of furniture, clothes and useless important papers left many bare corners in the home. 

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When the Bride moved into her new home in Tulsa, she knew exactly what the little bare corner in the living room needed!  A GIANT mirror.  So the search began.......and it kept going and going and going......until three months later she found the perfect mirror!

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(I promise I cleaned this mirror a thousand times!  So I can only assume that smudge is a ghost or a reflection from the camera flash)

The mirror was just as she had imagined.....black with lovely detail work.

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Then on a trip back to the promise land, Birmingham, she found the perfect vase that would accompany that lonely leaning mirror in the corner.

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Now the pair spice up that once desolate corner by giving the the room depth; and the Bride couldn't be more pleased!

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The End...................

Well not really, because the last time the Bride's father was in town, he asked where she and J planned to hang that big "thing"!?!?!  :)

1 Comments:

Tiffany

Aww..sorry you missed your trip and you weren't feeling good. Hope you are better now. I'm sad for you...I LOOVVEEE H&M! Hopefully you'll get to reschedule soon. I love your little corner...looks great!