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The Room at Pooh Corner

Project by Patrick Jaromin posted 04-27-2008 05:31 PM 12049 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Classic Pooh

My wife has a strong sentimental/emotional attachment to Kenny Loggin’s House at Pooh Corner , so naturally when planning the theme for our first child’s room, Winnie-the-Pooh was the clear choice. And while she’s also a big Disney fan (and stock holder), she’s always preferred the look of “Classic Pooh”.


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Pooh Sticks

After reviewing the classic Pooh illustrations, we decided to recreate a portion of Pooh’s tree. Since her sister Kathy is an accomplished artist with a great deal of talent for mural work, we “hired” her to paint a “Pooh Sticks” mural on one wall.


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Rubber Trees

I decided to border this mural with a couple tree sculptures. It was my sister-in-law Kathy’s idea to extend one of the branches over the window to form a convenient curtain rod. The trees were made of a particle board skeleton, that was then covered with chicken wire, and fabric, and finally topped with a blue ruberized roofing compound. This is a technique I borrowed from my days doing theatrical set work.


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Happy Birthday!

Our daughter, Annalise, was born in January 2006…and seems to like her room!


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Photo Gallery

The full photo gallery of the process can be seen at http://tenonandspline.com/blog/albums/remodeling/The%20Room%20at%20Pooh%20Corner/index.html


Furniture for the room at LumberJocks.com:

Click for details: Butterfly Inlaid Changing Table & Dresser in Cherry and Maple

Click for details: Butterly Inlaid Cherry & Maple Crib

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL www.TenonAndSpline.com



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MRTRIM

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posted 04-27-2008 11:41 PM

very cool room ! and some very nice furniture for it as well

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dennis

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posted 04-28-2008 01:46 AM

I’m a big fan of Pooh and murals so I have to give this one 5 stars!

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posted 04-28-2008 02:40 PM

how wonderful!!

and that tree—I thought it was just paint.. silly me! WOW.
The murals are gorgeous and the overall look is SO much fun.
oh and your little sweety is adorable.

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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Patrick Jaromin

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posted 04-28-2008 04:06 PM

Thanks all! I appreciate the feedback.

And, Debbie, yes, she is! :) (but I’m not biased)

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL www.TenonAndSpline.com

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posted 04-28-2008 06:51 PM

of course not!!

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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posted 01-01-2017 06:40 PM

Welcome to the new baby in this world and baby boy is very cute. You are going to ready his dissertation service writing room which looking wonderful in those pictures. Hope you are having amazing creative skills and able to makes the perfect room for the baby.

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