Hello from Friday evening round here in Vancouver, where the sun continues to shine. I’m almost afraid to say it because I might jinx it, but we’re having a wonderfully beautiful autumn.
I was looking at Morgan luxuriating in the sunshine and thinking how my little rug…which is temporary for the winter because I love my floors bare…
…looks like this beautiful vista in a neighbourhood park.
Everywhere I look there are those magical leaves, and, I’m sure everyone in the whole western hemisphere is posting photos of magical autumnal leaves, but can one really get enough of this?
I’ve put a small collection of vintage brass candlesticks out in the weather to give them a nice patina, and I plan to bring them inside for the winter very soon, but this little view onto my patio table is just so lovely, I really don’t want to disturb it.
My clean and organised bedroom is such a wonderful place to be. The day I spent in here cleaning has made such a difference in my happiness level that I highly recommend everyone begin by cleaning up their personal space. Clean out the old and make room for new and beautiful things, and hopefully those things are good and happy feelings and not more stuff to clutter the place up again. 😀
And knowing how happy I am with the progress I’m making round here, I decided to clean up the hall closet.
Now, these are the before and after photos of the hall coat closet. Not much to see…lol…unless you notice the garbage bags on the front porch.
But let me show you this:
All this stuff, including 32 coats came out of this little 3′ x 5′ space!
Now here’s a proper before and after. All the clutter is gone, coat count is down to 15, and hat count went from 25 to 10, wellies went from 5 to 3 pair, and I’m thrilled to say that if you come over for tea, which you’re always welcome to do, now I can actually hang your coat up in the coat closet!
Oh, and also went thru the shoe polishing box, (which one can now find), and threw out the old, dried polish and other detritus.
Living room and fireplace mantle is next I think. I feel like switching up the paintings and making it lovely and autumnal.
But for now the sun is still shining and the neighbourhood ginkgo promises some gold.
I wanted to come see it because it only turns this golden for a week or so once a year.
Isn’t it amazing?
Well, while I’m out I may as well go for a walk.
See you all tomorrow. 😀