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November 2010

Holiday Inspiration

BLACK FRIDAY

black trim

Black Friday marks the first day of the Christmas shopping season and has been deemed the biggest shopping day of the entire year. While thousands of people are standing in line at Target, Best Buy and Toys R Us, we are busy moving furniture into the house (happy dance!). But today on the blog, we’re having our own fun Black Friday by way of interior design inspiration. I’m a big fan of dark black accents in a room. It has…

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Flooring

HARDWOOD FLOORING 101

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Today we are busy moving in. It feels unbelievably good to type that. I’m sure many of you can identify with the feeling. But I digress. We are back, as promised, to talk about our floor installation/refinishing process.Β Because we had so many other projects going on at the same time, our process was a little different than most. Plus, not everybody gets to move out completely while they renovate. However, we hope we can shed some light on the experience…

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Odds + Ends

MOVIN’ ON UP

floor protection

Since the floors are finished, it’s time to start moving in furniture! Needless to say, we are super excited. Over the moon kind of excited. We were at the storage unit last night assessing the mass of furniture that was once our cozy, two bedroom apartment, when I got a phone call from my dad saying he was going to come help us for a bit. The more the merrier when it comes to moving, right?! Five minutes later he…

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Flooring

OUR NEW FLOORS… FINALLY

finished floors

The day has come! The happiest day ever — well, at least the happiest day in the last eight months. The other day, we got to walk through the house (in sock-feet of course) and take a look at the newly stained floors. It felt like walking into the house for the first time. Our house. Now that the floors are finished, we can finally start moving our furniture that has been locked up in a climate controlled storage unit…

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