The drop kitchen ceiling comes down..

Surprisingly, we didn’t come up with the idea to get rid of it until recently… its amazing what being in a space for a while can open your eyes to.  Here is the before photo: See the 2+ foot drop above the cabinets? It also runs over the  side by side windows over the sink, […]

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Mission Demolition Part I

Our house has two built ins that we knew we were going to knock out immediately (more on those later!)  But once we had all the cabinet doors off we could see through the large cabinet that hangs just over the passthrough from the kitchen into the living room.  I think that being able to see […]

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Closing, its just the beginning.

We closed on the house Friday! So much has happened over the past few days it feels like a lifetime since then. I’ll start with the walkthrough on Thursay night. We hadn’t seen the house in a few weeks ad were pleasantly surprised to see everything had bloomed, including the gorgeous Japanese Cherry tree in […]

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More on Chandeliers..

My chandelier lust continues, courtesy of todays getTrio in my inbox… First, for people like us who don’t have room for a chandelier in our matchbox sized bathroom,  at least we can have the reflection of one with this adorable chandelier shower curtain from Catherine David Designs: And next, who knew there was a chandelier blog? […]

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Our House has “Hidden Potential”

 About a week after we put an offer in on our house, our realtor called us up all excited to let us know that our house was going to be on HGTV! The show is called “Hidden Potential” and in the words of HGTV: “Hidden Potential shows homebuyers (and our viewers) what their dream home […]

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Chandelier Lust

Our entire house is in need of redecorating.. or decorating really because the previous owner didn’t as far as I can tell. Most of the appliances and fixtures seem to be 70’s era at best. Take this lovely chandelier hanging over the dining room table: (Please note that everything you see here belongs to the […]

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