Sunday, August 23, 2015

New desk

G words this week - Gift, grandpa,  girls, granddaughter and great job.



Junior High students need all they can to succeed in their homework these days.  Our oldest
granddaughter wanted a desk for her room and my hubby ( her grandpa) just had to make one for her.


Being a purist in woodworking it was hard for him to paint it. Everything else he has made has been stained and buffed to a brilliance. His favorites woods being oak, walnut or mahogany. Since this was going to painted he used pine and poplar.

He used fleur-de-lis door knobs and handles, she loves New Orleans.  He also has the availability at the wood shop to do engraving so he added a cross on the drawer.



This year is going to be a good one I know--she's ready.

The recipient is on the left wearing the blue plaid shirt on her waist.



Hi to our sweet host Miss Beverly @PINK SATURDAY




For my BLUES, i'm linking with BLUE MONDAY


Linking with ABC WEDNESDAY

Ann

14 comments:

LV said...

What a great job on the desk. Something to really be proud of.

Latane Barton said...

A lucky girl and both girls are so pretty.

Terra said...

Your hubby did a brilliant job making the desk, with the personalized touches too.

SmilingSally said...

Hi Ann,

What a special desk, handmade by Grandpa! She cannot help but be bright. Isn’t it fun finding blues (like that skirt) to share?

Happy Blue Monday!

lina@happy family said...

I agree, that's a very special handmade desk!
Thanks for dropping by.

Jeanne said...

Hi Ann, The desk is so well done. Perfect for a young girl. The cross is a very special touch from her grandpa. I am sure it was made with so much love for his beautiful granddaughter. Love her photo with her 'also' pretty friend. This will be a life time treasure for her to cherish.

Hugs,
Jeanne

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your husband did a wonderful job, Ann! What a beautiful desk he made for your granddaughter.I know she will love it!

bj said...

First off, your grandgirl is such a cutie pie. Looks like she is ready for school
Now, that hubby of yours did such a magnificent job on her desk...you can just tell handmade pieces were made by someone that loves you. :) xoxo

Melody Steenkamp said...

How wonderful to have a granddad in the first place ...and then one who is so creative...
He makes wonderful things!!!
Such a piece of the labor of love will stay in granddauthers life forever


Have a nice day
Melody (abc-w-team)

Reader Wil said...

I am impressed by your husband 's work . He is very clever to make such a beautiful desk.
Thanks for sharing and also for your comment.
Wil, ABCW Team

photowannabe said...

Wow, lucky Granddaughter.
Your Hubby does amazing work.
Hope you can visit San Francisco next year. I know you will enjoy it. Best time to go is Sept. or October...that's when "summer" decides to visit. Of course, the pundits are saying that we will have a huge El Nino this winter so who knows what the weather is going to do.

tulika singh said...

That's beautiful. Your husband is a very talented man. I loved that girly little cross too.

Roger Owen Green said...

He's got skillz!

ROG, ABCW

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