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Living Room Redesign

With the arrival of R’lyeh last week (my very first Luftpost!), I was super-crunk to redecorate my living room.

Greg, trying out a placement of R'lyeh.The pretty blue frame Verena/Jonas sent the picture in didn’t survive the Luftposting, but a quick trip to Ikea (where the original frame was from) would fix that. The picture was A4 size, though, and Ikea in the U.S. was like, “Here, have letter size.” No, I’m not going to cut a damn inch off the picture. “But, but, we have letter size!” Fine, then, a bigger frame it is. Add a black fabric backdrop, and I think it turned out quite well.

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Cats and wall hangings

Part of my quest for a gorgeous and comfy home includes wall hangings. Everything from posters to crochet work, I want them on my walls.

Unfortunately, my cats — most notably Jackie — have a problem with that. Nothing on the walls goes undisturbed by her if she can get to it. And, alas, all the wall space in my front rooms is accessible to her. She hangs off of them, bats them around, etc.

My parents had a set of mirrors they always put up in a style I loved. Three tall, slim mirrors in a descending path along the wall. Very stylish. But any mirror that size is going to have weight, and of all ways I’ve imagined killing my cats (especially on the nights when I first banned them from my bedroom), death-by-falling-mirror isn’t one I’d like to see happen, should I purchase such.

Likewise for any crochet work I might put up. It takes enough time to crochet such things that if I found it damaged by my cats, I might have to bust some caps in their little asses.

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