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Chocolate Cabinets

April 30, 2012

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:

Fenced In

April 27, 2012

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:

Birch White

April 25, 2012

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 :)


Textured and Trimmed

Drywall's Done

April 23, 2012

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:


Safavieh Score

April 4, 2012

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.

Insulation Tour

April 2, 2012

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!