We bought an 1880 Victorian that was gutted to the studs and left abandoned for years. The renovation will never, ever be done.
Friday, May 11, 2012
In October 2010, we scored this on Freecycle.
Eight months ago, I dropped it off at the upholstery place on Main Street and told them to hold on for it for a few weeks until I could get to Britex and pick out fabric.
Three months ago, I picked out the fabric.
And now, we have this:
For the amount of time and trouble and cash, yeah, we could have bought something new. But what the hell. Nothing about this house is easy, so why should the furniture be.