Sunday, December 24, 2006
Well, we finally got the last piece of the crib that has been on order since September. Troy put the crib together yesterday and then we got to work!! We need to get some little shelves and things to go up on the wall but at least all the essentials are in and installed. Now all we have to do is wait for the baby!! 3 weeks and 5 days!!! Merry Christmas Everyone!!
Thursday, December 07, 2006
This is our new Master Bath!! It is so much nicer to be in. We laid tile for the first time and it really came out great. We repainted the walls with a color we had matched to our shower curtain, since it also matches our bedding and put up bead board to make it look cleaner and roomier. The wall sized mirror above the sink was replaced by a smaller framed mirror and we put up all new fixtures. We had to keep the ugly tub and sink, after all money doesn't grow on trees. In time those will also be changed to make everything more neutral. We will be home improvement pros by the time we move from this house!!
Sunday, December 03, 2006
Troy finally got to get out and go hunting for the first time in awhile. This was a shot he took on the way out to their hunting spot. What a gorgeous view!!!! He and a friend went to a place right on the South Carolina - Georgia border. They didn't get anything this time but I'm sure there will be more trips to come.
We couldn't resist!! Jack came in the nursery, which he is not allowed to be in, so we had to harass him a little and put the "I Love Daddy" bib on!!! We'll see how he reacts to Jacob. I have a feeling it will be Jack's baby in no time. How could he not like him. That kid will grow up to be a puppy buffet, Cheerios flying everywhere. Jack will be in Heaven!!!
Saturday, December 02, 2006
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Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Friday, August 18, 2006
We switched to a buttery yellow. Now I need to come up with some new bedding and curtains. I sent away for some swatches. One of them is a floral with Robin's Egg Blue background. I repainted the bed white, from it's original cream. This room will end up being our craft/spare/storage room. It has a large walk-in closet which is already full!!
Thursday, August 17, 2006
This is our Living Room. As you can see, it has that same blue carpet that used to be all through the house. It will eventually be replaced by wood floors, but we will take things a little at a time. You can see through the double doors out into the screened in porch which is a God sent because of the amount (and size) of the bugs out here. There is also a fireplace to the left of the T.V. that goes all the way up the wall to the vaulted ceiling. Any suggestions on color or set up of this room are welcomed!! It is such a big room I don't want to go to crazy with the color but I would like to jazz it up. Curtains would probably help too!!
Well, we did it! We purchased our first home. (No more white or cream walls for us!!!) It has been an all consuming project but we love it.
Things are going well for us out here in South Carolina. It is so beautiful! Troy is enjoying the challenges of his new job and the baby is healthy and growing quickly, just like my belly. The home improvements are also off to a running start. New carpet has been laid and walls are getting painted. We have only had one stroke of bad luck, knock on wood, since closing on our home July 31st. The air conditioning unit outside our house was struck by lightening and we were without AC for 5 days. Of course it happened on a Friday afternoon, which left us stranded for the weekend but, all is well now and we are cool and comfortable again.
I would like to update our blog little by little with before and after pics of our hard work on the house and then come January I will begin introducing our little one.