I have been meaning to do some posts for awhile now, but there always seems to be something else I could be doing. My husband cringes when he realizes I do my blogging from my phone. But its unobtrusive, though clunky. Blog from anywhere, anytime. BAM!
Anyways, we have been quite busy, as we just bought a house! Nothing too grand, but hopefully through some smart planning, a beautiful and functional home. And...maybe just a little pinterest hopping. My husband says men dread that website. He says it creates too much work and envy. But, its also incredibly useful for seeing images of houses, so surf I do.
Here's the beauty, as it was when we first looked at it. Quite honestly, I wasn't sold on it. But it was good value and had potential, and resale value would be good (it was a foreclosure), so offer we did. Etc. Apparently the previous owners cared for the yard quite well, as we had some lovely bushes and flowers bloom this spring.
I used to think peonies were ugly, but now I love them. I wonder why...
Here are some pictures of what the house looked like, and how we started changing it up.
Much better as Benjamin Moore's Gray Owl. Plus a preview of our flooring (yay, nasty carpet gone!) And the bar counter where the wall used to be. Its amazing what a different house this is!