Wednesday, June 26, 2013


I decided to make some curtains for the dining room. could not decide on a fabric so I bought two different ones. 

I have one curtain down....

Monday, June 24, 2013

blue prints

the old owners left us their blue prints of the house when they were redoing it..  here is a photo of them framed 

sorry not the best picture - its upside down 

and this is where I think we (aka. matt) are going to hang them

plus a bonus pic of Blue!! 

painting in progress

we are painting the living room tonight trying to get ready for some dinner parties and weekend guest!! 

here are a few photos in progress

Matt hard at work as I take photos and... knit a towel...

color sherwin williams gray screen 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

built in and a bar

a little sneak peak into the dining room and..... white trim - YAY!! 

built in shelves 

my father in law was sweet enough to paint the switch plates and ac vent white to match the trim

our bar (a birthday present from my parents a couple years ago) from west elm 

the dining room walls are sherwin williams interesting aqua 

kitchen updates

I decided last minute to have someone come and paint the baseboards downstairs. he was nice enough to paint the kitchen cabinets for us also. 

we decided on man cave from Lowe's 

before the move

Here are some photos of the house with out anything in it and before we did any work. 

front of the house 


entryway ceiling 

living room 

dining room 

dining room 

dining room 




downstairs full bathroom 

downstairs full bathroom 

downstairs full bathroom 

screen porch


master bedroom 

upstairs bathroom 

upstairs bathroom 

the "closet" room

guest room

our families have been so amazing at helping out with cleaning, moving and painting as well as doing little odds and ends around the house. we are so grateful for them!

I will post updated photos of the house soon. :) 

it's official!!

the house is officially ours!! now for all the fun!