Old Farmhouse for Old Folks @ The Garden Home

These photographs show work staged after the 4th day…

Work as of April 16th

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I completed the trellis, shingles and inner panels of the “porch”

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The outer side of the porch roof is also “shingled” on both sides

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The inside of the arch behind the “Activities” sign

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The inside arch and inner walls of the porch

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The other side of the porch inner walls

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Corner detail of the inner porch walls

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Corner of inner porch walls with trellis and vines around the post

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Full frontal view of porch with trellis and signs

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Shingles on porch wall with windows and window boxes masked off



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Detail of shingles… there’s an outlet there somewhere!


Work as of April 23rd2014-04-23 21.36.42

Window frames and reflections of arches and trellises painted in


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Close-up of right window, mandatory pie outlined in

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Details of left window frame and reflection; one light switch is already camouflaged and the night nurse couldn’t find it!

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Detail of right inner porch wall/foyer with knots camouflaging door stopper

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Left inner porch wall/foyer with knots and scuff marks at the bottom

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Foyer space above the door was exactly 2 planks wide

Work as of April 24th
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Door frame painted to match window frames

(note to self: I need to get a photo of the “aged” door handles and hinges as well!)

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Updated look, sans vines: the spring winds tore them off

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Inner wall of foyer facing door

Work as of April 28th

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Hot apple pie: people lined up asking for a slice!

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Curtain details in left window

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Ceiling details

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More ceiling details

Work as of May 5th

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Purple and green plants detailed in left window box


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Close-up of purple and green plants in right window box

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Close-up of purple and green plants in right window box


Work as of May 7th: Finishing Touches

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Antique porch light with candle on left foyer wall


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Milk jug and pitcher with steaming hot pie

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Red leaves detailed

(note to self: need to get a closer shot)

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The completed mural: close-up of foyer and doorway

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Pulling back a bit to get a full view

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The completed mural can be viewed at The Garden Home, North River Rd., Charlottetown, PE

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