April 30, 2012

Chocolate Cabinets

Our cabinets went in a few weeks go and I was so worried they were going to look black but thankfully they're rich and chocolately like I was hoping they would be:



April 27, 2012

Fenced In

Our house's "fence" went in the other day! It's technically a block wall but saying "our house's wall went in" makes it sound like we're moving to a prison or something haha It's not 100% complete but here's what it looks like:

Back wall and backyard:



April 25, 2012

Birch White

Our house's stucco has been started and the first coat of paint (Birch White by Dunn Edwards) went up! While it's not as white as I wanted it to be, I think it looks pretty good and the warmth of the white keeps the house from looking like a sterile hospital :)

Stucco:





April 24, 2012

Textured and Trimmed

After the drywall was finished, texture was added to the walls and the trim work was started!

Garage:





April 23, 2012

Drywall's Done

Wow it's been a while since I've blogged! Whoops! Let's get things started back up again with a long post about our newly drywalled house:

Garage:





April 4, 2012

Safavieh Score

Over the weekend I made my usually HomeGoods run and after I browsed around for a while, I spotted this beauty:


It was love at first sight but the $399 price tag made me cringe a little. That's not bad for a hand tufted 7' 6" x 9' 6" rug but it was more than I was planning on spending and I didn't really need another rug.

April 2, 2012

Insulation Tour

Our house's drywall is up and taped (still needs to be textured and sanded) but before I show you those pictures, here's a video tour of our house's insulation:


Everything looks a lot different now that the drywall is up and I have to be honest - it's a little weird to see walls!



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