The old and the new

We just wanted to take a peek under the linoleum in our bedroom. Just a peek! I swear!

But the reveal was just too exciting and now all energy is going into stripping the (new?) linoleum off the (old?) floor. What’s new and what’s old? – I have no idea anymore! And well these floors – well probably means the house is older than 1900. Records were burned in a fire so we’ll have to do a bit more research on it!

This first board we saw is probably the widest

This first board we saw is probably the widest

so far

so far

Lots of old newspaper too. March 27, 1949

Lots of old newspaper too. March 27, 1949

And this new piece started

fabric collage?

fabric collage?

and this old piece found

one of my first leaf prints in gold on copper brown dupioni silk from 1998-the last century!

one of my first leaf prints in gold on copper brown dupioni silk from 1998-the last century!

Well then, back to the floor!

Have a lovely creative day,

xoxo, Marjie

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2 Responses to The old and the new

  1. Curls & Q says:

    Q- what a wonderful find. I can’t wait to see the finished floor. Your new project is stunning!

    • marjorie says:

      Thanks so much Q! Tonight the whole floor is just about revealed.the new project?-well I stuck it together with aileens glue! I am going to give it a spin on my brother quilter machine see how we do. I think some beading is in order too.

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