Pictures of "Franks" bar and other insights into our home

My husband’s bar is named “Franks”….not oddly after Frank Sinatra (although there are pictures of him) but after Frank Zappa – I bought an expensive photo of him years ago and that’s what started the whole bar theme! So, here’s the new and improved “Franks”.

Some of the “Franks” around the bar – it’s fun to see what people bring over.

Oh, and here’s the rest of the room. Not really mid-century (we need different fabrics) but that’s our only Shag (a cheap print with Pink Panther – my son LOVES it!).

The plant in the corner hasn’t been hung and we need a mid-century rug – suggestions? Oh, and a funkier lamp – but it’s baby steps, right?

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