Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mother Nature's April Fools Joke

The sun has been shining and the tulips and daffidils are springing up all over the grounds.


But Mother Nature was only fooling us! She's not quite finished with snow. We are suppose to get 4 - 10 inches tonight. So there is still time to get in some skiing at Hunter or Windham mountains.

And there is time for some more hot chocolate!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

New Quilt for the Rooms

It has long been my goal to make a quilt for each of the guest rooms at the Greenville Arms 1889 Inn, but I've been so busy just being an innkeeper that until now I haven't had the time to devote to this enjoyable, but time-consuming task.

This year, however, I set a goal of making at least 5 quilts -- and I did it! I put together the quilt tops, then send them out to Eileen Keane to quilt on her longarm sewing machine. When the quilts come back to me, I then put on the binding that goes around the edges.

The first one has just been finished and I have put it in Room 14, at the moment. I say "at the moment" because often the quilts are moved from room to room, depending on where it is needed. Luckily, most scrap quilts work well with any decor!


Room 14 has a Queen bed and is on the second floor of our carriage house. The windows have a view of the forest in back of the inn.

The room also has this cute little loveseat.