Thursday, January 9, 2014

I have always called this piece a cupboard, but I don't guess it really is.
They are two separate pieces, found at two different times.

The top is a glass door cabinet that is made to hang on the wall,
and the bottom piece is an old flour bin.
It just so happened that they fit together perfectly!

The great-room furniture has been stacked in the living room so the new floors could be installed,
and the wood was delivered Tuesday so it could be acclimated to our home before instillation.
We are going with Brazilian cherry, the same as in the rest of the house.

Things are moving along,
which means everything has got to be moved,
so I am packing it up!

Time to pack the fun pieces like this Sylvester and Tweety butter dish, a gift from my brother.
(Did I ever tell you my nickname is Tweety Bird?)

And the cardinal, a gift from my sister.
It is two pieces so it can be adhered to a piece of glass...
(scroll back up three pics and you can see the other side of it on the cupboard door)

And all the lemons, platters, and chicks, have to be packed up too...

All done, and the cupboard is bare...

It's kind of sad packing this away.
The cupboard has been in this spot and filled with these special pieces for over 12 years,
and I'm not sure where I will be able to use it once the kitchen remodel is finished.


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  1. I am sure you will find just the perfect spot for your cupboard. I know you are thrilled with the new wood floors so it all worth it... the packing and moving things around that is....Excited to see your finished product.. Blessings!

  2. If you can't use that cupboard...I'm coming to get it! I know your floors are going to be beautiful.

  3. You'll love your wood floors when it's done...it's the process that's not so fun!
    Mary Alice

  4. I'm sure you'll find the perfect place for it. Your new floors will have you fascinated in no time. Lucky girl.

  5. So much work to be done, isn't there? Once it's all done, I know that you'll be glad that you went with it and it will be beautiful! Looking forward to seeing the progress that is being made.

  6. I always hate the mess of a big job like that, but it will all be worth it in the end.

  7. Oh wow Cindy what a neat piece and filled with such cool treasures. I am sure you enjoyed it though very much so for those twelve years. Can't wait to see what you all do!

  8. I just love your cupboard!! I'm sure where ever it ends up it will be great! Can't wait to see the floors in!!

  9. Beautiful, beautiful cupboard! And what special pieces inside it! You will be so happy for hardwood floors! Looking forward to what you put there next!

  10. New floors, wow that sounds wonderful. I hope you can find a new home for the great piece or I guess two pieces of furniture. It will be fun to make changes what ever you come up with.

  11. The cupboard that isn't a cupboard is awesome and it would be a shame not to have a place for it. Surely you will find one!

  12. You will find the perfect place for your cupboard and treasures, and it will all be wonderful.

  13. It does sound sad packing it away but how fun it is to relive all the memories one-by-one as you pack up. I love the clean slate feeling too when moving things around. I think it brings a freshness to the house and my mind. But it will all be worth it for those beautiful floors!

  14. What a beautiful piece! I'm sure that was a lot of work...but the floors will look great, and hopefully you'll find a spot for the cabinet.

  15. Where there's a will, there's a way, and I bet you find it.

  16. I've been packing so many time in my cottage that I know how you feel. You'll find an other place for your gorgeous cupboard, and maybe you'll like it even more there.

  17. I love all the pieces you've shared today. Couldn't you hang the cabinet over your countertops in your kitchen? It would save you money on cabinetry! I think it would look great. The flour bin could be a super-cool sofa table. :D I love them because they are so unique.


  18. How exciting! Can't wait to see the new floor. Thanks for sharing-Andrea @scrapality.com

  19. Your cupboard is a delight, Cindy, and how perfectly the two fit together...I am sure you will find a place for it, or just perhaps the place will find your cupboard. The Tweety bird butter dish is extraordinary - it's a first for me.



  20. Hi Cindy! Love the Cupboard..it's a perfect set. I'm sure you'll find a spot for it...or...build around it..LOL
    Thanks for joining me for Rednesday Wednesday.

  21. It's a treasure trove of delights. You'll miss it! I love the bowl of lemons!

  22. I just love this darling cupboard. I hope you can find a place for it again. Deb

  23. I hope you found a home for that wonderful cupboard. You have so many very special pieces too! The mess of remodel is awful but so worth it.


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