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The Kitchen

I love kitchens!  I love cooking!  I am guilty of spending hours looking at kitchens on Pinterest, Houzz, and in magazines.  Cooking is something Josh and I love doing together.  This love of food and cooking is rubbing off on our girls, as well.

I usually cook 3 meals a day in our kitchen.  It’s a space in our home that gets a lot of love and use.  Since I am in there so much, how it looks, feels, and is organized is important to me.  Below is the kitchen we left behind.  This kitchen is bright, has a big island, and tons of storage. …

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Split Entry Light

In my last post I shared with you the mood board I put together for the entry.  It is baby steps here, but we are making progress.  We have installed the light, check out the before and after pictures!

I painted the feature wall and the animal heads are hung.  Like most home projects this was not just an easy, no problem, I’m going to paint the wall project…  I noticed the wall I wanted to paint blue was panelling over drywall.  This was my “holy crap, this is going to be a huge, ridiculously hard project” moment.  I mentioned this to …

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A Hardwood Floor Story

So let’s talk about floors!!  I know the topic of floors is pretty riveting stuff!  It is to me, so go grab some coffee and read on, my friend.

The floors were the first project we tackled in the house.  It seemed like a reasonable place to start since house was empty.  We could get them done easily before move in day.

I wasn’t even sure if the house had hardwood floors.  Josh and I had only ever known the house with carpeted.  His Mom had new carpet put in about 10 years ago, and she never mentioned any hardwood.  However, there was one tiny …

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