We had new duct work installed in 2005, and a third of it was used for a huge duct to the upstairs.
We keep our winter coats in there so it is rarely opened.
Chucks has graciously taken on the chore of keeping the entry free of the dust and fur that collects by the minute with two dogs and two cats.
I was hanging up winter jackets when I noticed cleaning the entry did not seem to mean cleaning the floor of the closet.
When I began to pull out boxes of old junk from this tiny piece of Horror Monster's real estate, there were dust bunnies the size of raccoons.
You would not believe what Horror Monster coughed up.
Remember all this junk, er, treasure was in the bottom of a three by four foot closet.
Mirror frames and mirror harps - several.
A sewing machine treadle.
Two boxes of chippy paint spindles and drawer fronts.
Our tennis rackets from college and a seat cushion from who knows when.
Yes, Chucks and I are that old! We used wooden rackets.
A very long piece of deliciously green ceiling tin.
Why haven't I been using this!?!
All sorts of miscellaneous furniture wood.
A pair of cabinet doors complete with hinges and lock.
You will see these again - very different now!
Another cabinet door - mirrored with part of the molding attached.
Unfortunately one corner is chipped.
I think I have seen that piece of mirror somewhere.
Maybe Horror Monster will whisper in my ear and tell me where it is hidden.
A fancy mirror harp in several pieces.
I am planning several projects using them separately.
It was quite the day of discovery.
I now have to clean out the top of the closet - filled with Snowbabies I no longer use at Christmas.
I am planning on painting the closet and its floor to practice for more visible areas of the house.
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