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no. 2 son lived in a garage last year.  i liked it.



39 comments

  1. How quaint and cute! I love how he had different areas set up and of course, the clothes in the tool box! :) But, where was the kitchen?

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  2. Dear Janet, I cannot believe that such a stylishly designed, well appointed room is in a garage. I love it. However, looking at the drum kit, I am pleased that it is in a garage -well away from anyone's drawing room!!

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  3. Even cuter...I just noticed the vintage suitcases and the artwork on the wall between the shutters!!! Love it.

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  4. Son # 2 is a very natty dresser Janet!
    The apple doesn't fall far from the tree ...
    and look at those shoes, he's a man after my own heart.

    My daughters' beau has just moved into a space not unlike this...with a drum set too...he's named it the Sneaker Box because it's so small.

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  5. :)
    first I thought Kirstin already added a new posting on my blogroll - she is the one moving into garage!
    http://littletobigdreamhouse.blogspot.com/

    your son has style, pheeeeew!

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  6. sarah - the kitchen is in the house with the bathroom too.

    edith - yes, that drum kit is much better off in the garage.

    leslie - he puts me to shame.

    paula - thanks. i will go check out her blog now.

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  7. What an awesome idea! My son is a mechanic and would love a room like this :-)

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  8. He had quite the digs there. Comfy, cozy and stylish!

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  9. Really nice! My drums were always in the house...

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  10. That's a pretty nice garage, antlers and all:).

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  11. Hello!
    My goodness your #2 son is tidy...not bad for a young fellow on his own. I like this too!
    Have a wonderful weekend. Maura :)

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  12. I think I need a drink. Janet promise me there will be booze.


    D R sis.

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  13. deb - yeah i think a lot of guys would like this.

    t - thank you.

    adrienne - oh your lucky parents.

    maria cecilia - thanks.

    lpc - yes, come to think of it those antlers are mine.

    maura - tidy, no. stylish, yes.

    anon - there is always booze.

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  14. He really does have style. Cool style, in a band? Watch out!

    And you have antlers? what's the story there?

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  15. daryl - must be.

    julie - they are shed antlers, found hiking, lashed together with heavy twine.

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  16. Having looked at the drum kit, I hope that the garage wasn't attached to the house!

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  17. design and style runs in the family i see!

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  18. I love this, such a great idea!

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  19. Oh what flair! So dapper, a natural! All a gift that serves one well for a lifetime. Best, Diane

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  20. How timely this post is for me.
    My son is moving out this weekend into a house with two of his friends.
    I am under no illusion that his room will be tidy, rather more like a moshpit.
    Half of me is quite sad, while the other is happy. Is this the normal reaction J ?
    xx
    Your lad has loads of style. Love the toolbox and shoes.

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  21. Dear Janet, He has such great taste. Beautiful clothes, scarves, and shoes. You can tell he takes care of them too. Very smart, very wise. xox, CW

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  22. rosemary - the garage is attached to the house, thankfully not mine.

    grace - do you think harper will ever wind up in a garage?

    leah - thank you.

    diane - he is a natural, thank you.

    anne marie - mostly i experienced happiness! but there are days.

    cw - he does have very cool things.

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  23. Ladys,

    Thank you for the nice complements. I learned everything i know in this world from my mother.

    I literally had no money when i lived in that filthy garage, but living in style is the only way to live, so i had to fix it up a little...

    Maybe there will be pictures of my new home next month...haha...

    Thanks mom.

    -Alexander

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  24. How sweet!
    Someone has pretty stylish taste in footwear, and nicely polished to boot ( no pun was intended there)

    My #2 son is also a drummer :)

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  25. Beautiful tribute to your mom, Alexander. Hugs, Joyce

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  26. Very stylish - you can tell you have the same decorating style too Janet... wonderful. x

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  27. Hi J
    That is one chic garage! Is this the son who works at Ralph Lauren? The antlers are adorable. It is all looks so cosy. I get to see my nephew again tomorrow for his christening. I'll say hi to him for you. He has never eaten meat, only vegetables so far!xxxxxxxxx

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  28. slim - thanks for your comment. he knows his shoes.

    joyce - i thought so too.

    sarah - aww, thanks. really?

    ff - yes, double rl in malibu. do say hi to tom for me. alex only eats vegetable too.

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  29. Seeing this, I think I could live in a garage! It looks simple and easy to maintain... something I am desperate for the older I grow :)

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  30. After seeing Alex's post...


    Job well done mom. ;)


    Your D R sis

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  31. Alexander's comment is the SWEETEST. Cute, cute, cutie pie son! Lucky you Janet. xoxoTrina

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  32. Oh - The Drum Kit. I've always wanted a drum kit. I almost want to come over and play cool rhythms on it.

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  33. rebecca - yes it does look simple but remember, no heat or air or bathroom.

    anon - thank you sista.

    trina - thanks, now that you mention it, he is kinda cute.

    mmw - do it!

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  34. How GREAT!! I would love to have my son so close!

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  35. I've never seen such a stylish garage living situation. Mostly refugees and overstayers with not nearly as much panache...

    He clearly takes after his mother. Love the antlers.

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  36. midwest - he lives far away now.

    fiona - thanks. he seems to follow in my footsteps, poor boy.

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