The rug pad for the conservatory arrived and we were eager to get it under the rug so the room, unfinished though it is, could be arranged for next week’s Thanksgiving Day get-together.
Alas, it was cut a foot short. I sent a message to USA Rug Pads from their website about the mismeasurement and within 10 minutes someone from the factory called to say they would cut us a new one and have it to us in 2 days. Even with this error I’m really liking USA RugPads.com where the shipping is free and for a limited time they are offering a 15% off coupon. (They have not perked or comped me in any way nor have they contacted me to “say something nice on the blog”. I’m fairly sure they have no idea about LFTM.)
We’ll lay the replacement rug pad after Thanksgiving. In the mean time we’ve begun to set up the conservatory which, may I say, is a glorious light-filled room.
As I’ve said before, this room needs a lot of finishing . The drywall is unfinished; we’re walking on sub-floor; there are no doors on the bathroom (also unfinished) or closets.
I love this room and I can picture it getting even nicer when it’s finished. I wanted to tell you the difference between my idea of finished and Charlie’s. Charlie thinks we should remove the grilles from the windows (even though every window in the rest of the house has divided panes) and he wants curtains (“at least valances, Jo”).
Errrggh. “I love the windows just the way they are, Charlie. And the ceiling is too low to hang any room-shortening horizontal feature. I’m sure you’ll change your mind when the walls are finished and the trim is up, dear. Let’s just wait until then.”
I didn’t remind him that I hung something too high because that’s where he wanted it. I’m cool like that. (He even agreed somewhat after the fact.)
How basic is your need for beauty and organization at this time of the year?