Lee Caroline

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Hi Ali – i am glad i’ve inspired you ! I feel the metallic label on the back implies that it could be pre WWII as a result of mine is 1950s and it has a paper label. What colors are the window frames and does it have its authentic wallpaper ? What sort of patterns is it ? I believe the No sixty two was launched round 1931 and manufacturing continued into the 1950s so it may be difficult to this point these houses, however home windows and wallpaper can help slender it down. In line with Marion Osborne’s Tri-ang e book, the round metallic label was in use in 1935. Hope this helps & good luck !!

In your picture of the Shiloh communal building (with the central spherical tower) – the second flooring windows in the left nook tower I imagine to be the condominium initially occupied by Benjamin and Mary when the constructing was finish in about 1908. I’d assume they resided there till the move to Diamond Home a number of years later. I used to be advised this by a member years in the past and have seen myself the particular HofD spiritual iconography carved into the woodwork there which that isn’t present in different flats.

What an exquisite story about your life within the nation, I like all the rooster info too. Some of them crack me up! Okay you need to try this together with your chickens. one individual hold a hen still on the bottom, the second draws a straight line in the dust immediately in entrance of them within the grime, away from the chickens beak about six inches lengthy or so. Notice your chicken is now staring at that line, now let loose of it and watch. They may stare at that line for the longest time. It’s like they are hypnotized by it. It’s a hoot! Thank you so much for sharing this and congrats on LOTD, properly deserved!House And Garden MagazineHouse And Garden Magazine

I believe the renovation is beautiful, but to me, the home was much more fascinating when the Edies lived there. The house could be very, very nice, however it will not be the house it’s if the Edies had not been so eccentric. They MADE this home, despite the fact that it was practically destroyed in the course of. If they hadn’t lived there, to me, it might be just one other mansion. Their eccentricity breathed life into it as a result of it gave it a narrative, and their reference to Jackie fascinates me. I love that Huge Edie instructed Little Edie that she had been negligent in her dusting. What amazing spirit! LOL!