Tuesday, March 24, 2015

DOOR REDUNDANCY ( or Door Decor )


I was cleaning out the linen closet this weekend - suffice it to say it doesn't exactly look like this at the moment by the way


anyway, tucked in the corner - behind the laundry basket - I found a door that I had completely forgotten about.- it's a small door - from an armoire or such I'm sure.
I bought it while living at the last house - where it fit the Victorian flat beautifully.  I pulled it out wondering where on earth I could put it in this place and an idea was born !

Remember that tiny hobbit closet door tucked under the rafters in the guest room?  ( guest room before and after post here
I had painted the panels in a gingham check to give it a little something - something - but the truth is I never really liked it - way too busy for such a small space.


The vintage armoire door was placed over it ( simply screwed on to the original door )
Much better don't you think?


Suzan says - Do you like it?
John says - Very nice !
And walks away - leaving me baffled...........wow - normally there's so much conversation involved with one of my projects !
Maybe he's not feeling himself?


Later on while I was taking pictures -
John says - What are you taking pictures of ?
Suzan says - The new door
John says - What new door?
Suzan says - The door I put up in here !
Suzan says - The door you said was very nice !
John says - I never saw a new door!!!
Suzan says - But you said it was very nice..........
Suzan says - Can you come look at it please
He walks into the room - looks at it and just shrugs his shoulders and shakes his head to himself -




Suzan says - Well?  Do you like it or not?
John says - I don't want to say anything.
Suzan says - C'mon - I want to hear what you think about it ( I don't mention that there's a ton of people out there wanting to hear it as well - or he won't say anything ever again )
John says - I don't understand redundancy - I never will
Suzan says - Come again?
John says - Doors are supposed to be functional - we've got doors all over the place that serve no purpose - now we have a door that leads to a door...................it's senseless.
Suzan says - But it looks nice, right?
John says - Actually - in my opinion - it looks ridiculous - but if you like it.............................
Suzan says - Can I ask you a silly question?
Suzan says - What exactly were you saying was " very nice " when you walked in the first time?
John says - The room, in general.
Suzan says - I absolutely CANNOT believe you didn't see it when you walked in here the first time
John says - Well you wouldn't notice if I had a new golf club, now would you?
Suzan says - BUT I DON'T LIVE IN YOUR GOLF BAG !!!  And if I did - I'd notice it !

And just like that - everything returned to normal !
I heaved a sigh of relief - nothing's wrong with him after all !

I had half a mind to continue the conversation - but I DO happen to understand redundancy and so I stopped right there.

I personally feel it went from a Hobbit's door to an Alice in Wonderland Door lol

And it just goes to prove...................


One man's " door redundancy " is another woman's " door decor "
And in my world ( you know, that strange one I live in ? ) doors are actually furniture.

Have a wonderful day everybody !
Hugs,
Me



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29 comments:

  1. At least he was recumbent while talking about being redundant! lol
    Face it, Suzan. "They" will never "get it"...and, really, why should we expect them to? lol Personally, I love your door on a door....xo Diana

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  2. I love it! Redundancy -smundancy. Who cares when it looks beautiful? Now excuse me while I go cry over my door (glad you understand a busy look).
    Hugs

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  3. The door is charming and the organization photo of the interior is breathtaking to me, since I just shoved a few pillowcases into my tiny closet and they barely fit!

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  4. Quite honestly, I got stuck on the part where you referenced John: "Maybe he's not feeling himself."

    But please tell us! Inquiring minds want to know! ;)

    xoxo
    -andi

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  5. I just LOVE that room with the blue/grey walls and white trim. The new door-on-a-door, the pretty mirror and lamp... that is my idea of perfection. I feel good when I am in a room like that. Sadly, hubby doesn't like blue. I want it everywhere, so you are fortunate that John may make some funny comments, but still you can basically do whatever you like (or is that not true?)

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  6. I like the door on a door. Very unique

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  7. That is a funny conversation between you and John. I like the door though....really cute.

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  8. Andi is trouble LOL! All you people crack me up! I was just thinking of redundancy today. If I like something, I'll repeat it in every room. I'm cleaning out my closet today. I'm neck deep in mess! Spring cleaning has begun!

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  9. Not working for me in such a small space, the door looks like it is having a nervous breakdown.

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  10. It looks great Suzan and I totally get it. It does look like it was made for the room as well. You are so creative...:) Have a fantastic week!

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  11. Love the door decor...simply charming Susan!

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  12. I love this door and you know me there can never be enough doors. Looks great.
    Kris

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  13. Men are from Mars, Suzan, and apparently redundancy is not allowed on Mars.

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  14. Suzan, I totally get you. Love the door, it inspires the mind to wonder, or wander? Take your pick! Love it.
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  15. The door looks nice... whether redundant or not. :)

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  16. Oh that was a funny exchange you had with your hubby Suzane. Kind of like the one I usually have with my hubby over the lawn...he says "weeds are green" so what's my problem with them? I think they are ugly. He just sees green. I think you door on a door is simply charming and it is unique to boot! Thank you so much for sharing your style at SYS this week! Hope you enjoy a wonderful weekend!
    XO Barbara

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  17. So, so funny!!! I LOVE your door because I'm one of those silly people who goes to great length to incorporate wonderful old doors into my decor.
    Mary Alice

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  18. Lol! Please stop by my blog and link up to our Something to Talk About party each Monday, I can use the laughs :)
    Karen

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  19. I think it's super charming and quirky, which is a total score in my book! I love your conversations. ;)

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  20. I think John secretly admires your love of old doors Suzan and your beautiful decorating style. Thank you for linking up this week at Shabbilicious Friday.
    Hugs ~ Kerryanne

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  21. it is beautiful! you two are so funny! Thanks for linking with HSH!
    Sherry

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  22. I like both of them! It's rare to see an old door I don't like, wish I had more room for them around here. Thanks for linking up with Vintage Inspiration Party.

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  23. I have screen doors over French door over blank walls. John would be crazy here. What is hanging on the door?

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  24. You two are a DOOR able! I actually like both doors. I would be thrilled to have either one. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  25. Wow! That door is aDOORable! Hahaha! It's really unique and well placed. It brought out such a very cozy and comfortable vibe to the whole room. Thanks for sharing that, Suzan! All the best!

    Daryll Smith @ Franklin Window and Door

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