If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!On Sunday we threw a birthday party for our new 7 year old! Alice and I had talked last year about throwing a supergirl party but between having a two month old baby and a 45 year old invalid (Scott had shoulder surgery 2 days after her birthday with the knee surgery to follow 2 months later) there ended up being no...
When we were house hunting and looking at this house, it was at the drywall stage. I really wasn’t excited with the design the builder had in mind for the kitchen — it was more modern and darker that what I prefer in a kitchen. We talked to the builder about redesigning the kitchen as it was just a shell at the time but we were told that wasn’t feasible as the cabinets were already...
I came across this little girl’s room in a Pottery Barn Kids catalog and was instantly inspired by the scrapbook papered wall and decided this was just what Alice’s room needed!
In fact, I was so inspired by this room that I started working on Alice’s room that afternoon! It took several hours to get all the papers cut, configured and hung but in the end I was very happy with the results. The only...
Posted on Sep 11th, 2010 in design
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I’ve been promising quite a few people for a couple weeks now that I’d get photos of the new house up. The thought of putting pictures of rooms filled with half empty boxes did not appeal to me in the least so I needed to wait until there was at least a semblance of order in the house. I’m happy to say that we’ve reached that point!
This is a view of the kitchen island. I need to find a spot...
Posted on Aug 6th, 2010 in design
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This summer has been so crazy for us that I’ve just had to accept there was no way to keep up on the blog along with everything else.
If you haven’t yet received the news, there will NOT be an August kit. We are relocating to Colorado and we came to the conclusion that it was better to not issue a kit rather than not issue it well. This week that decision has seem even wiser than I originally thought. ...