Coming Along!

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Here's an update on the living room- we got our couch last night and I already love the way it looks. The trim is painted and ready to be put up, and we changed out all the old light sockets and light switches. All we need now is to find a rug and new curtains! We should get our tax check sometime next week, so then we're also getting a new t.v.! … [Read more...]

Here it Comes!!!

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The first of many posts about my living room! We started a couple of months ago by ripping up our carpets. We found some pretty awesome hardwood underneath, but the previous owners had gotten paint all over it. Since it was before the holidays, we had to live with it like that until we could afford to refinish them. So they started out like … [Read more...]

SO CLOSE!!!

We're finishing up the last bits of painting on our living room as we speak (type?!). Then, all we have left to do is finish up the trim and hopefully our couch will be here! Can't wait to share the photos with you- we've re-done the floors, painted, got new furniture,etc. It's been quite a change and I LOVE it! Keep checking back, those pics will … [Read more...]

Valentines-y Bridal Shower

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This weekend I was fortunate enough to throw a small bridal shower for my sis-in-law! It was a Valentine's theme, as she is getting married on February 12th. It was held at our church, and although there were only 11 people there, it was a lot of fun! Here's a few pics:  The cupcake table (isn't my little cupcake stand adorable?!)  punch … [Read more...]

Pink Plaid Rosettes

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So, hubby has been working on the bathroom today, so I had to occupy myself somehow. I've been learning how to make fabric rosettes from some really cool blogs so I thought I'd give it a try! I started with an old belt- you know those kinds that come with jeans or shorts, but never quite look right when you actually wear them? I cut it apart … [Read more...]

“Fun with Hearts”

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Those are my hubby's hands! Thought this was appropriate with V-day right around the corner. My bff took this pic last summer- and I <3 it!!! … [Read more...]

getting organized…

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Alright, I have been following everyone getting organized, but have been unable to participate since our house has been turned upside down during our living room remodel. But this was one of the challenges that I could actually get to- number 16 in the:   #16 is  cleaning out and organizing the fridge...which I was in desperate need of … [Read more...]

New Furniture

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Hubby and my father-in-law finished up the last coat of stain on the newly re-finished hardwood this afternoon (pics still to come- promise!) With the new floors, we decided to go ahead and order new furniture. We've already got the couch, end-tables, and chairs in transit, all set to arrive within the next 2 weeks. I've been hastily searching for … [Read more...]

Crazy Busy, and Paint Colors

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It seems like I haven't posted forever, but I have been crazy busy around here... First off, a close friend of mine just had twins (actually, a gestational carrier had twins for her, because she had to have a hysterectomy due to endo at a young age- she already has two teen children, but her husband has none and they really wanted a baby. They sure … [Read more...]

ideas!?

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Alright Bloggy world. I am in charge of throwing my sis-in-laws bridal shower, and I need LOTS of cute and thrifty ideas!!! PLEASE!!! And just because- here's my dress for her wedding in February-   except it's "apple" red. And no- that is NOT me, just the model from the site.  Originally I thought it would be WAY too short, but I'm … [Read more...]