Posts Tagged ‘Children’

Kids like to collect rocks. Well, people like to collect rocks. From my experience, its not a boy thing or a girl thing or a kid thing, it really is more of a human thing. Look at a rock, really take a good look at it, and there’s a good chance you’ll want to take it home and look at it longer. From granite countertops, to travertine floors and marble topped tables, we like to surround ourselves with stone.

Our personal rock collection seems to grow on a weekly basis. Many end up in the garden, but the favorites end up here…

…in a square wood box (originally containing our wedding centerpieces so many years ago) on a living room side table.

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Quite a while ago, I found this little antique child’s barrel rocking chair on craigslist.  I think I paid $10 for it.  I have been meaning to clean it up and recover the cushion and I’ve finally gotten around to it.  Here are the photos of today’s project.  Click on any of the photos for further description of what I did.

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