Moving and Getting Settled

Happy Labor Day weekend to you all!  It's been a week since we officially moved into the new house and even though there's not a lot of pretty to share with you yet, I figured you all would like to see the process we are in getting this house organized and ready to live in.  As you all know, since most of us have moved a time or two (or for some dozens of times), it's definitely a process to get a … [Read more...]

Adding Beadboard to the Bar

HI, friends!  Will this move ever end?  I have hauled and hauled stuff over to the new house and it's all stored in the basement until we get moved in this week and I can get some sort of semblance of order going.  We have been working on projects in the house and that delayed us getting moved in. We took our time to get some of these things done that would have been much harder after we moved in, … [Read more...]

Shaw Floors Carpet Runner

As part of my partnership with Shaw Floors, they allowed us to get a new runner for our new house for the staircase. We had a certain amount of flooring given to us since I'm part of the Shaw Style Board this year and it is such a blessing to us that this gift of carpet on the stairs will enhance our house so much.I'm a big fan of patterned carpets and Shaw has some gorgeous ones! We got lots … [Read more...]

Our Main Paint Color: Magnolia Home Gatherings

It's sometimes hard choosing paint colors and it's really one of those things that should be taken into consideration after fabrics and other things are chosen, but sometimes it's necessary to find a main paint color and stick to it for continuity throughout the house.  When we decided to paint the walls in our house, we needed a good neutral that would go with everything and it wasn't going to be … [Read more...]

Our Newly Painted House Exterior

We had a few projects we wanted to get completed right off the bat in our new home and painting the exterior was one that was at the top of the list, along with a few other interior projects.  Mark really didn't love the existing paint color. I didn't hate it. But we both agreed that another color would totally enhance the house and make it look visually even more appealing for better curb … [Read more...]

Shaw Floors Installations!

I'm very fortunate this year to again be working with Shaw Floors on their blogger Style Board, along with 7 other bloggers, so just to let you know, this is a sponsored post!We all have allocated a certain amount of flooring for our homes, given to us by Shaw (along with installation) and as timing would have it, we have bought our new home and one of the main things we wanted to do was … [Read more...]

House Update: Hardwood Floors

The first thing we had scheduled in the new house was getting the carpet out on the lower level and site finished red oak installed.  They came out, took out the carpet, laid the new floor, then came back to sand, stain, and seal the new floors.  They came out absolutely gorgeous and we couldn't be happier with them!We are getting new Shaw Floors Epic Plus engineered hardwood flooring on the … [Read more...]

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