Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Effects of Light

I was walking past the second parlor a few days ago and saw this going on.  The sun was at the perfect angle to shine through the stained glass transom and onto the peacocks.  While you can see some of the band of blue and gold filtered through the glass in the picture, it's really cool in person.


  1. Hi, Christie! That Peacock print is perfect for your parlor. I don't recall seeing it before but its beautiful.

  2. Hi Christine,

    I love the peacock painting. Did you have someone paint it special for your room? Is there a story here?

    I've seen the painting from a distance in photos of your room, but until now I've never seen it up close. In fact I thought several times about asking you to post the painting, but then chickened out. Glad you took this photo to share with us.

  3. Hi ya'll,

    No real story behind the peacock painting except that while we were at the Nashville Flea Market a couple of years ago, we stopped in to see our favorite painting vendor and there along the back wall was this gorgeous painting! What I liked about it was that it didn't have that crisp "new" look, but had an aged quality about it that gave it that perfect softness for our old stuff. Needless to say, it came home with us that day along with the portrait of Mrs. Graham (Donnie's girlfriend) that hangs on the first landing on the stairs.

    We love the Nashville Flea Market. I don't think we've ever come home empty-handed and there's usually a painting or two in the mix. It is after all, where we had our first face to face meeting with each other 4 years ago, so it's kind of special.