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February 2011

Reader Reno

READER RENO: KATELYN’S HOME OFFICE

Today’s Reader Reno comes from our favorite Richmond wedding photographer, Katelyn James. Β After two years of running her photography business from her college dorm room,Β she was due for her very own, personalized office. She and her husband are working to make their house a home, and part of that process was making her dream office a reality. Katelyn set out to create an office space that was not only inspiring but also mirrored her business brand. And she did just…

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Guest Bedroom

GUEST ROOM UPDATE

The race to get the guest room finished in time for my grandparent’s visit in March is still underway. You may remember us talking about trying to decide between a comfy chair or a desk. After much going back and forth, some virtual window shopping, and taking in your thoughts and suggestions, we finally decided. We’re going with… drumroll please… a comfy chair! Now we’ve made our decision, the next step is to pick out a chair. Over the past…

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Blog Talk

COMING SOON TO A BLOG NEAR YOU

7th house on the left wall art

Update: All of the information below is pretty much null and void. Visit the new Ashley Brown Etsy store here. Spring is fast approaching and it’s going to be a pretty exciting time here at 7th House! Not only are we going to start on exterior projects around the house but we will be launching the 7th House Shop! This has been a dream of ours even long before 7th House came into fruition and we are beyond excited about…

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Living Room

MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL… FOR NOW

We absolutely love having a fireplace in our new home. Even during the summer, a fireplace undeniably makes a house seem inviting. Something was definitely missing from ours, though, and we had to do something about it. Eventually, we hope to find a “perfect” piece of reclaimed wood to hang above the fireplace to serve as a mantle. We really dig the whole rustic-meets-modern style that has been cropping up recently, and reclaimed wood is a really great way to…

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Odds + Ends

6 POUNDS OF GENIUS

Some of you may know that I’m something of an electronics geek, and this past Christmas, Ashley and I received a very cool gift: a maid. Well, not really. It’s 6 pounds of electronic genius! Meet iRobot’s Roomba 560… When we pulled it out of the box for the first time, I believe I temporarily lost my hearing due to Ashley’s squeal of excitement. I thought it was a pretty cool gift, but I’m not a squeal-for-joy kind of guy.Β The…

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