Monday, March 8, 2010

My New Bedroom

Hi everyone! It's me, MitchyBoy!
Remember the guestroom that mom and dad worked on last year? Autumn showed you the stencil just about one year ago!
They did finish the bedroom and it was just beautiful and we did have guest sleep in it a couple of times.
Well, mom and dad talked about switching their bedroom that's in the front of the house to this guestroom, which is in the back of the house. They thought it might be more quiet in the summertime when the windows are open!
Mom had a brainstorm to not wait until the summer to switch!

Come on up!
Dad made this canopy bed for mom in 1999. She asked dad to build her a canopy bed not long after they got married and dad built everything else under the sun but he refused to tackle a bed for her. And as they say, all good things come to those who wait!
Mom finally got her beautiful cherry canopy bed and she LOVES it and dad actually had a great time making it for her!

The schoolhouse quilt on the bed was the first patchwork quilt that mom ever made and she now needs to add fabric on either side to make it longer. The quilt was made for a full size bed and the canopy bed is a queen.

We're moved in and it's very cozy and very comfy!
This is my spot right next to the radiator! I've been a very happy and warm boy this winter!
I'm coming, Maggie!
You see, Maggie doesn't like the stairs! She never really did but she did go up and down once a day when she slept upstairs with us for many years but now that she's getting older, she prefers not to make the trip up and down any longer and she's perfectly happy sleeping on first floor.

We go out for peepees at 9PM and we kiss Maggie goodnight and she sleeps downstairs next to her radiator with her stuffie that we call Baby!So Maggie and I each have our own spots that we sleep in at night and in the morning, we're very happy to be together again and we wait for our breakie to be served at 6AM sharp!

So until next time.................

Your friends,
Mitch and Maggie


Scottie the 'Cutie' said...

That is a LOVELY room indeed! The canopy bed is BEAUTIFUL...and I think your Dad is such a great builder, Mitch! *grins*


Niamh said...

What a beautiful bedroom! We can see why you all wanted to sleep there. Your folks are so talented to make beds and quilts. We like to have are breakfast nice and early too.

Your friends,
Niamh & Ambrose

Princess Patches said...

What a great room and gorgeous bed! Your dad should be very proud that he could tackle a project as big as a canopy bed! OUR dad would be impressed!

Penny & Patches

Dexter said...

Yuh, same problem here, Master builds things in his own time. That canopy bed was certainly worth the wait.

We have our own sleepy spots too and momma usually tucks us both in before she goes to bed.


Kapitein Haakje said...


lovely romm?
can we come over and try that bed?
El'bow & Hauwii

Rocky Creek Scotties and Rocky Creek Ramblings said...

What a beautiful room. We can see why they don't let you sleep on their bed - our peeps don't let us on theirs either. This winter Java has slept on a bed in the middle of our living room floor - and he takes up a lot of room!!

The lavender title in your picture looks great.

The Rocky Creek Gang

Gus said...

We love the bed and the whole room, and hope you enoy the quiet and peace when summer comes.

gussie n teka

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

I can smell the new paint from here, a bedroom with a fireplace? That's heaven on earth!
I pay anything just to sleep on that lovely canopy bed (like take a bath without whining).
Your pawrents are craftful artists!
We admire their lovely craft art!

Karen Raye and Bentley Beargrass said...

You have some extremely talented folks! Enjoy all your hard work!

How Sam Sees It said...

You have such a beautiful house!


Mack said...

My mom is totally in love with your stairs and those stencils - her (I mean our) kitchen is that exact color!!

Both your beds look so warm and cozy - Baby is lucky to have Maggie to sleep with!

The Musketeers said...

WOW ! What a beautiful and cozy room ! You guys sure are lucky to sleep in such a cozy room ! ;)

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Very nice George!! Very nice Sue.
You both are makers!!!! Love the quilt too!!!
Isn't it nice to live with a talented man!! I live with a talented man too!!!
Thanks for your kind words about my Mom. She was a pretty woman!!!
I love that song too 'OH Pretty Woman'. Do you know it??
Kiss for you Maggie and Mitch!!!

BRUTUS said...

Your house has SO much character! What a great place you live in, especially since so much of the stuff in it is MADE by your mom & dad!! Mason doesn't like the steps either these days, good thing mom * dad's bedroom is on the first floor!

Brutus the Frenchie

Sue said...

What a pretty bedroom! We sleep on different floors, too. The little girls sleep in their crates downstairs and Tsar chooses to sleep near the front door. I don't know if he's guarding us or waiting to make his escape. The rest of us sleep in Mom and Dad's room but only Samba and Morgan sleep on the bed.

Ruby and Penny said...

What a beautiful bed. Mom loves the lace canopy.
Love Ruby & Penny

Amber and Nala said...

What a great new room and that bed is fabulous and the quilt too! You have some talented pawrents Maggie and Mitch. I loved the last sweet picture of Maggie sleeping on the first floor....sweet dreams cutie pie!


Joe Stains said...

what a nice looking bed! Glad you guys have your own space for sleeping, I sure wish I could ditch Tanner somewhere, he snores so loud!

Anonymous said...

Wowsa, Mitch! Your mom and dad are both Most Talented! My mom still hasn't sewed up my coat where The Ninjas got it and your mom made a whole quilt!

I luvs your bedroom. Thank you for sharing it with us!

Wiggles & Wags,

The Army of Four said...

That new bedroom is gorgeous! Mom and I LOVE the quilt!!! Your mom did a fabulous job on it! And wow, your dad is so talented! The bed is really wonderful!
Maggie really looks adorable all curled up on her bed!!! And you look mighty comfy!

Mollie Jo and Bobo said...

What a beautiful bed! The quilt is adorable.

Wags and Licks,
Mollie Jo & Bobo & Foster Sibling Maggie Mae

Tosca the Lakeland Terrier said...

I love your cozy home! Enjoy the new digs!

Unknown said...

It was interesting to hear about everyone's sleeping arrangements today. The bedroom looks awesome and I love the fireplace. We have a canopy bed similar to yours, but it was bought and it's not half as pretty.

Martha said...

What a lot of hard work changing rooms!
The end result is absolutely beautiful and we know you will all sleep more soundly.
Martha & bailey xxx

Golden Samantha said...

What a gorgeous room, bed, quilt and lace canopy!!! Oh my goodness, so pretty! Love the kettle on the radiator! When I was a little girl, I remember a similar scene in my room (so long ago!) to rid the air of its dryness! Memories! Amazing that you two don't sleep together, but doggehs need time away from each other too, I guess! WOOFS!
And big Hugs too,
xoxoxoxoxoxox Sammie

doyle and mollie said...

what a stunning room and a perfect setup i so wish mollie would go sleep on her own - loves and licks

snoopydogknits said...

Your new bedroom is really beautiful Mitch. You're a very lucky boy. Oscar has found he likes to be close to a radiator too! Nothing like home comforts!

Baby Rocket Dog and Hootie said...

That bed is amazing---especially to know that your daddy made it with his own two hands.Wow! Haven't seen a radiator in our lives. Mommy says her home growing up back east used to have them. I'd probably be scared of them. Have a good day.

Upstair. Downstairs. Great idea. I like seperate sleeping arrangements from Baby.She is a TOTAL bedhog!! Btw,she refuses to learn to work the treat machine still. Daddy even tried working with her but she is very stubborn. Too bad,all the more treats for moi!
WelshHugs, Hootie

Anonymous said...

Your great sleeping places make me want to curl up and NAP!!! Very, very nice places! Roo Roo, Stuart

Clive said...

We absolutely love your canopy bed - well worth the wait! The quilt is beautiful too - the whole room looks so calm and restful - a most perfect bedroom!

take care
Clive and the NSLM

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

What a beautiful bed and quilt..
You look so comfy sleeping there...

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Samantha ~ Holly and Zac ~ said...

That is a lovely bedroom and the bed is really beautiful.

You both look very comfy in your beds. :)

Have a great week. :)

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

What a beautiful room!!! And your Dad is so talented - that bed is gorgeous. We have a canopy mahogany bed in one of our bedrooms too - it belonged to our Dad's parents.

Maggie looks so comfy there on her bed. Bet you two get all excited to see each other in the morning.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Oreo said...

What a COOL room and your dad is very talented!!! You have a great spot there right by the heater thingy. 6 AM huh?? I know my mom would bop me if....I EVEN thought of waking up that early, lol


Eric said...

Wow what a gorgeous bed and your Dad made it? Amazing.The quilt is fab too. There's an American Museum over here, they have a whole room full of old quilts, lots like your one,Mom says they are wonderful. Your leggeds new bedroom looks beautiful, right out of Country living magazine and just what we Brits imagine the very best of new England to be! Perfect.

Wiry love Eric xx

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage said...

What a great khomfy place fur all of woo!

I bet it will be pawesome in the warmer weather with the windows open!

Maggie made me sleepy!

Khyra & Khousin Merdie

Bella and Ollie said...

That new bedroom looks very nice, congratulations to your Mum and Dad for all their work !
Love, Bella.

Oskar said...

What a great job on that bed. Maybe he could make each of you a canopy doggie bed!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

The new bed room with the canopy bed looks so cozy.
It looks like there would be some nice sweet dreams. You dad did beautiful work. And your moms quilt is gorgeous.
Thank you for sharing with me- where you dream sweet dreams - each in your own bed. I love radiatiors too, but we do not have any.
sweet cuddles

Lorenza said...

The new room is adorable!
They did a pawesome job!
Glad you all are happy with your sleeping "spots"!
Kisses and hugs

Teddy said...

That new bedroom look great...good job!! Maggie, I like to sleep by myself too. When Mom moves around in the bed, it drives me crazy, so I have to jump off the bed. These days I've taken to sleeping on the floor all the time. I need my rest!!


Inky and Molly said...

Hey, nice and cosy bedroom you've got there. You have chosen the best spot next to the heater! Do they use the open fire place as well?
We sleep in our pinkies' room, too. Well, most nights. When we have friends over it gets a bit crowded so beds are all over the place and we simply choose which one will do for the night. First in, best dressed.
Maggie looks comfy too. We know, stairs can be a trouble...

TwoSpecialWires said...

Well. FIRST! That gorgeous canopy bed reminds Moma of the one she grew up in ... and our auntie has it now. Sooooo lovely! Who made the canopy? The lace is beautiful. Just like the quilt.

Second. That radiator would come in really really handy right now. Upstairs or down. Moma groomed out all our furs today. Brrrrr.

Third. We love our house. And your stencils. And YOU!

Jake and Fergi xxoo

Pee esS Brady sends his love to Francesca. He doesn't care WHAT Miss Enid thinks. And he wants to look as handsome as Francesca looks beautiful!

Koobuss said...

How nice and cozy! Both of you have great spots to sleep. And so do Mom and Dad!!

Love and Koobuss Kisses,

Teddy Bear said...

Your pawrents new room looks great! We think it's cute that Maggie sleeps downstairs.

Teddy Bear

Ina in Alaska said...

Very nice bedroom! We are glad Maggie can sleep with her stuffie at night... Sweet dreams everyone! It looks cozy and warm!! xoxo

Persephone and Buster said...

what a pretty room!.. i like that idea of redoing the guest room...and then moving in! good tactic, the humomm must remember that. beeeeUtiful bed too.
theBUSTER, Ms.Persephone & Ms.Blue

tammy said...

Love the new bedroom, bed and pretty quilt. You guys have wonderful places to play & sleep.
Your family life is marvelous and you 2 are "lucky dogs". It's morning here, so "Top of the Morning to Ya"!
My hubby's birthday is on Saint Patrick's Day, so easy for me to remember.

Remington said...

Amazing! That bed is BEAUTIFUL! What a talent your daddy has! I love the new fancy room. You have such a nice home. Sweet dreams! ENJOY!

Archie and Melissa said...

oh my gosh!
what a beautiful room!
i love the quilt and canopy.
your house is just magical.
maggie's photo of her sleeping just melted my heart!
give them both a hug from us!
m & e

Marvin -The Hollow Hound said...

oh such a beauteous bed!

thank you for sharing the photos, your Pa is soooooooooo clever!

lotsalicks, Marv xxxxxxxxx

bbes tribe said...

What a wonderful new bed & the quilt looks great on it. Your Mom & Dad are so talented! You both are very lucky to have nice warm beds near the radiators. Sasha is like Maggie- stairs are not easy for her anymore.
Thanks for visiting & voting.
Ernie, Sasha, Chica

ScrapsofMe said...

Nice digs! Is that a working fireplace? Love the big ole 4 poster bed with the lacy thingy on top. I have a 4 poster but no top gizmo. SHE said it would interfere with the overhead fan and being cool is better than being hot when you live in Floriduh. If we lived there Puffy and I both would have to sleep downstairs. Our leggies are too short. When we go to our Sissies house or Gramma's house, they have stairs and we can manage about 1 trip up or down a day and Puffy can't do that at all anymore. It rubs the furs off our bellies, so we have to hop up, stop, hop up and stop on each step.


Paco,Milo, Maya and mommy Simona said...

What a beautiful bedroom you have guys!!!!!!!!!
We can see why you all wanted to sleep there.......
Can we sleep with you too????
Your humans are so talented to make beds and must be soooooooo proud of them!!!!!!
And you have your own special place where sleep....
We would like to be the next gusts in your home!!!!!
Have a wonderful weeke guys!!!
TAke care of you!!!!!

Puggle Preston said...

That is a lovely bedroom! your mom and dad must sleep very well and have wonderful dreams every night in that special canopy bed and quilt.


Deetz said...

Wow, what a gorgeous bedroom! That is very nice canopy bed too and I bet there was alot of love put into building it. I don't like stairs either and I am just still a baby really. I just don't like them at all. Its good seeing you too, its been to long since I have been by

Petra said...

Well, Maggie is a girl who knows what she wants! It's seems funny to me that she prefers to sleep downstairs! Every once in awhile, I slip away to the closet and curl up to sleep in an old comforter that's there.

THAT BED IS GORGEOUS!!!! Simply gorgeous! Motch loves everything about your house!

animal lover, quilt lover said...

I love PLANTS!! Flowers and the foodables. Our little tomatoe baby plants are up and some have their first true leaves. We have pepper plants up and parsley, basil and cat nip. We are coming right alone.
I can't wait to be eating our home grown tomatoes!!!!!!!!!
Kiss for you pups, Bambi & Fern

Unknown said...

M and M
Your dad is amazing making that bed after all these years but Maggie ... yoohooo maggie! I think I'd rather sleep upstairs. Can I borrow you blankie? Oh..grrr. Never wake a sleeping princess.

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

We love the bedroom!!!!! How beautiful! Your home is so warm and cozy! We are happy that Maggie has a snuggly to sleep with. Maybe someday she will venture up those wonderful stairs. My maw loves the pics of you two.

hugs and aroooooos,
duhgall p. and fiona j.

Lacy said...

w00fs, mama iz in love with the bed and the q2uilt, ur pawents are soo talented..maggie likes her own spot to sleep..

b safe,

The Bumpass Hounds said...

Hey M&M,
The mom and dad are both very talented craftsmen; typical New England heritage. Beautiful bedroom.

Stardust said...

I'm loving all the bits and pieces you share each time, they make up a beautiful puzzle of love story. I'm so moved by the beautiful bed dad has made for mom!

The goodnight kiss for Maggie, her Baby, keeping snug and warm, all these little effort and thoughtfulness, I'm loving every sensitivity. What a warm family. =)

Chloe and Libby said...

Wow, your dad is very talented, the bed is awesome!!! My mom said she'd love to have something like that. He did a great job.
Glad you both stay warm and comfy at night.