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December 2011

Kitchen Laundry Room

EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK

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With everything going on at casa de Brown, it’s hard to pick a place to start to fill you all in on what’s been happening. To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of things we’ve done in the kitchen over the past week. Hopefully this will shed light on the 411 without being too confusing. So, this week we… Patiently waited for the new, massively huge farmhouse sink Installed a new vanity in the half bath (more…

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Blog Talk

NOTICE ANYTHING DIFFERENT?

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For those of you reading in Google Reader, click on over to check out the new look! We’ve been working on this for about five months (yes, it actually takes that long to do things like this) and we’re so happy, and releaved, to finally reveal the new and improved 7th House on the Left. There are a few more tweaks we are working on, but rather than waiting, we wanted to go ahead, bite the bullet and unleash the new…

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Kitchen

THE LITTLE KITCHEN THAT COULD

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All of our dreaming, planning and endless brain storming sessions is finally beginning to  come to light. The cabinet installation is complete but there’s a lot more to do before we can call this turkey “done”. Here’s what the kitchen looked like when the cabinet installers left: Even though it’s far from finished, it’s such a massive difference! So here’s what’s going on at the moment… The mega-sized farmhouse sink we ordered was damaged, so we have to send it back.…

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Kitchen

AND WE HAVE LIFTOFF!

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It’s hour seven in the kitchen instillation process. I’ve been busy throughout the rest of the house while the Lowe’s instillation team is busy at work in the kitchen. If you missed it… A few weeks ago, we mentioned that we decided to pay the extra money (to the tune of around $1,200) to have the kitchen cabinets installed by Lowe’s. At the time, we felt like we were going to be missing out on DIYing our kitchen instillation. But…

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Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: SMOCK PAPER PRIZE PACK

****THIS GIVEAWAY IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIES**** One of my favorite things about the holidays is picking out the wrapping paper for the presents. Every year we do a different theme and/or color scheme, and it makes giving presents just that much more fun. Among our favorite places to scout out Christmas giftwrap is Smock. They always have the best modern/chic styles to choose from. I also love the thickness and “feel” of the paper–it makes wrapping presents extremely easy.…

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