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DIY Door Mat

For Christmas this year, I wanted to give my favourite ladies a  special gift made by yours truly.  So here it is.  A personalized door mat.  I’ll be making one for me once I am settled in the new house.…

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Finally, I can cook again!

My appliances are being delivered tomorrow! This is my 4th time buying new appliances.  Yeaaaa, we move a lot.  Anyway, I really wanted a kitchen with all the same brand.  I went with KitchenAid since they had the best priced…

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Whoa, Copper!

That is some shiny copper! Check out my matching light fixtures…. I love them x 1000 The stairway going up to the loft.  This is where my stair post (from the previous post) will be.  I’ll be making some burlap…

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A few interior pics

I’ve been trying really hard to get some great shots of the inside, but there has been so many people working inside the new house, I’ve just been taking a few quick snaps here and there.  Here’s a shot of…

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16 Davis st., Jarvis

So, we have finally listed our temporary house in Jarvis.  I put a lot of work into this house to get it ready for a sale.  I’d love to keep it and rent it out, but Ryan says “neeeooooooo waaaay”. …

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The Grass Really Is Greener

It finally looks like a home and it’s calling my name.  Hopefully the exterior will be completed this week. -The door needs to be fully painted -2 more copper fixtures on either side of the door which are backordered until…

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Lighting

This whole lighting adventure has gone on way too long!!!  I finally made up my mind on these awesome, dramatic black lanterns from Thomasville for the foyer and dining room, but just as my luck goes, I get one in…

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Starting to Take Shape

I am so sick of living out of boxes.  I would do anything to snap my fingers and have the house to be complete….but nooooooo.  They have now extended our closing date from Nov 28th to Dec 15th.  Apparently, the…

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I May Shed a Tear

When it is all complete, I may cry tears of joy.  My dream kitchen is all coming together.  Here are the most recent plans from my designer.  I’ve increased the raised section on the island (to hide my consistently full…

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Decisions, Decisions.

I am having such a hard time choosing light fixtures for the new house.  Actually, it hasn’t been that difficult choosing fixtures, it’s just been difficult choosing fixture under $1000 a piece!!! I finally found the ones posted below.  I’ll…

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