Our lounge earlier than and after + life (in fact).


(Prime, shorts, hat)

In my 10 miles yesterday, I skilled hail (that made the road so slick that we needed to stroll on the downhills), stunning spring views, dramatic winter views, and emotions of being too chilly and heat.  It was fairly an eventful run.

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My favourite operating socks had been all soiled, so I went with some that had been too small. Is there an even bigger runner’s pet peeve than when your socks SLIDE DOWN MID RUN!?

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This stored him entertained for half-hour.

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Extra spring cleansing… I’m on a mission.

His favourite time of day is when Andrew comes residence.

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This entire rework factor began with JUST wanting lighter flooring to cover all the canine hair, spills, and filth on our flooring, haha.  Well-known final phrases—> “Let’s simply stain our flooring, Andrew!  Consider how enjoyable that will probably be.”

I’m Sorry, Andrew, however at the very least it matches us precisely, and we are going to by no means change a factor about it once more!

We initially began with a transforming firm… I might write a guide if I may about every part that occurred, however I might fear about getting sued, ha.  It. was. a. lot.

I went to my sister’s home and vented, and he or she instructed me she would take over. I’m so grateful she did it as a result of it’s so far more artistic, it ended up costing a fraction of what was initially deliberate, and it matches our model completely.  She is actually a genius with design and making it precisely our model.

Here’s what it appeared like once we noticed the home first on-line:

Here’s what it appeared like once we moved in in 2018 after which for the subsequent 5ish years.

My sis began by making a field in the course of the room and utilizing concrete items to provide it a heavy really feel. We had giant items of furnishings that wanted to all be tied collectively.

She wished to incorporate delicate horizontal strains to tie in with our furnishings and since they create a relaxed feeling in design.

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She then designed the size of the built-ins and had them made by a contractor we appreciated.

We splurged on the body TV as a result of we wished a TV on this room however didn’t need that to be the point of interest, and so now it appears like we continuously have new artwork on the wall.

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She is the queen of focal factors and attracts an individual right into a room by the design.  She makes you wish to sit in a room and stare at her creations whereas feeling calmer than you’ve in your total life.

I wish to sit on my sofa and stare at this wall all day.  It feels peaceable and dramatic unexpectedly:).

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I did model the objects on the cabinets, which took me method longer than I care to confess, haha. She was pleased with me.

PS Are you able to imagine our house is 55 years previous?!

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I additionally made a brief video clip as a result of photos by no means do it justice.

You may see what my sister did with our room (the earlier than and after is so good)!  We’re simply ready on some lights to go over the desk, after which we will probably be formally executed!


When was your house constructed?  New, previous, someplace within the center?

What’s your favourite house/room the place you reside?

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Any operating pet peeves you’ve skilled recently?

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