Patra's Other Place

I started out with Patra's Place, primarily dedicated to my linen collection and stitching projects. But I kept getting side-tracked, so I decided to create Patra's Other Place for anything not related to embroidery topics. So you now have a choice. If you are interested in me, read this. If you only want to see my linen and stitching, visit Patra's (original) Place! (Please note that by clicking on any of the photos, they will be enlarged to fill your computer screen.)

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Location: Melbourne, Vic., Australia

I am married to Ken. We have no children except a cat and a collection of Australian parrots, finches, canaries and a dozen hens.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Our house, before and after painting.

This is before, with the drab faded 37 year old mission brown window frames (we've never had the house painted before - too hard to get up to those windows!) The fascia across the top was originally brown too, but when we got the new roof this year, the timber was covered with metal.

Today the front has been finished, with the metal fascia painted to blend with the window frames.

5 Comments:

Blogger Cathy said...

Wow. That is quite a transformation. I like it alot.

Tuesday, 26 November, 2013  
Blogger Isabelle said...

Very smart. I've never seen bricks like that - so many different colours. Nice but foreign-looking (to my eyes).

Thursday, 28 November, 2013  
Blogger Gina E. said...

LOL Isabelle! There are just three colours of bricks there. It is called 'antique blend' and some of the walls in the house are the same.

Friday, 29 November, 2013  
Blogger Da-Jude said...

Looks great ! The colour brings out the bricks too.
Makes a big difference.
Damac - Judy. DTE

Saturday, 30 November, 2013  
Blogger THL Akiko Catherine O'Brien said...

Beautiful

Thursday, 26 December, 2013  

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