Friday, October 4, 2013

:: Leave a Message- Posterity’s Posterior -Day 4::

I have a really quick SETTEE POST…
1 settee collage wm
This is just to show that the back layers of burlap had been sewn by me, by hand…to  keep them in position, no rubbing and wear and I guess to give more shape to the back of the couch.
upholstery-sewing burlap- pmc
Also. I like to do this… I write scripture in various places on projects that I work on; under paneling, inside furniture, on rafters inside houses I’ve helped frame, etc.
Many of you suggested I leave a message for ‘FUTURE GENERATIONS’ so…that is what I’ve done here.
leave a message pmc
It says:
“Blessed in the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked;
Nor stand in the path of sinners;
Nor sit in the seat of scoffers-
But his delight is in the Law of the LORD and in his law he meditates DAY AND NIGHT.” ~PSALM 1:1-2

I also wrote my name and the date on the inside too. One day, if someone else sees the need or desire to ‘re-do’ what I’ve TO DONE… then maybe they’ll be blessed to find this message and read God’s word.
What type of message are you leaving for Future generations?  Maybe there is something else you’ve TO DONE for posterity… share it!
1 31 days

"Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come." ~2 Corinthians 5:17


Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

In our other house, that we had built....I wrote scripture on the drywall. I do love that idea.

Diane said...

Nice idea! I have tagged family pieces on the bottoms with the original owners name so my daughter will know someday.

Kathy Felsted Usher said...

That's pretty cool! I know sometimes carpenters leave their name written somewhere in the house before it's finished. I never thought of when you refinish furniture.

Melanie said...

Great idea! Love your choice of scripture for this piece!

Unknown said...

This is a cool idea. I will have to figure out how I can incorporate a message into some of my projects.

My Repurposed Life said...

and it moves along.... :)

Love that you're leaving messages -- I was one of those who mentioned it.
37 years ago, when we first moved to this house we put some 70's paneling on a cracked wall, being young and in love (newlyweds) we wrote on the pink wall (with the new green paint) billy loves gail and silly nonsense like that. :) That wall has since been covered with 90's tongue and groove bead board.... when it's finally removed someone will see all those silly scribblings of love long gone. :(
So, long story short, your messages are much better.

Audrey said...

Great idea Pat ... love how the couch is coming along. I have left messages on furniture that I have restored, mainly how it was before or what I changed. One piece was totally jointed ... no nails or screws anywhere to be seen anywhere ... tight as a drum ... and I noted that somewhere on the chair. Fun to see some of the construction of antique furniture. I like that you wrote a scripture.
Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures