Monday, June 17, 2013

The new house, before moving in (iPhone pics) - First Floor

We're due for sharing a photo tour of the new house! Beware: These were taken during very short viewings, during lunch breaks, etc. And while I was of course considering the blog, I hoped that I could make time for actual photos with a camera... but things moved more quickly than expected so camera photos are all we got. :) 

I've already shared a similar view of the entry/hallway...

Here's a view looking to the left, into the Dining Room. We really fell for the heavy pocket doors with window panes.

And here's a view from the other side. This room might be a little bit of a challenge. It's darker than I like, but generally a great space. Also the lighting isn't our style. But as we know, that can be fixed! 

The entry hallway leads into the living room, which is open to the kitchen. 

That's my awesome daddy on the left, pulling his phone out of his pocket I think (?)... Goofy shot but it's all I have. :) 

So here's the kitchen. Unfortunately the fridge didn't come with the deal, but the bones are good. And the tall custom cabinets with pretty classic lines are a great feature.

We also loved some details like the stained glass above the kitchen door. 


This leads into an area with the dining room straight ahead (that's the door with the window panes) and downstairs bath to the left. The pantry is on the right and the guest bedroom is that one with bright ligh on the right.

Here's the downstairs bath. It's a full bath, which makes sense for this house since our guest bedroom is downstairs. ButI do love the idea of decorating a powder bath! One day... :) 

Here's guest bedroom. This is a fairly cozy space but kind of a challenge with furniture placement. The room is long and the windows are kind of strangely positioned for a bedroom.  We shall rise to the challenge though, friends. And it will be fun! I've already made a good bit of progress on this room and can't wait to share.

Check back in for photos of the second floor!... :) I hope you all had a great weekend and Father's Day!

By the way, I love and treasure your email responses. If you don't mind though, leave a comment on Dwell and Tell.  :) Just plug in your name and e-dress. 

Is anyone else moving? Unpacking? Advice on getting settled in? :) 

61 comments:

  1. There never seems to be time for "before" pics with us either. It's just always full steam ahead!! Good bones, can't wait to see what you do to it!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love it! I totally need to do this for our space too! I am SOOO behind on blogging... better get to it or I will never catch up! It's so much fun that we're both updating/decorating our homes at the same time!

    By the way, we are 98% done with our master bath reno and I cannot WAIT to show it to you! They resurfaced our pink tub to white today and it changed everything. So exciting!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I can't wait to see the reno! I've been behind too, it's tough when you're trying to get so much done and other life events keep happening as well.

      Delete
  3. Congrats on your new home! I am so jealous of the size of that kitchen! Can't wait see how you add personal touches to it.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thank you! I have to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in penning this site.I really hope to check out the same high-grade blog posts by you later on as well. In truth, your creative writing abilities has motivated me to get my own website now !
    barbie games| barbiegames| barbie| shooting games| shootinggames| shooting| dora games| doragames| dora
    fighting games| fightinggames| fighting| kissing games| kissinggames| kissing| christmas games| christmasgames| christmas

    ReplyDelete
  5. I appreciate your idea here.http://topassignmentwriters.com/ Definitely it has a good content. Thank you for imparting more of your own thoughts. Good job!http://topassignmentwriters.com/

    ReplyDelete
  6. This is very much a work in progress whenever I find out about one who is more beautiful than any of these I will add her and kick out number ten Thanks for sharing the informative post.
    Regardslook at my profile

    ReplyDelete
  7. Such a very useful article. Very interesting to read this article.I would like to thank you for the efforts you had made for writing this awesome article.

    Discover our website bounty of free online games now!
    Our website has the biggest collection of free online games. Totally new games are added every day!

    age of War | gold Miner| unfair Mario | cubefield| tanki Online

    ReplyDelete
  8. The blog or and best that is extremely useful to keep I can share the ideas. Age Of War 2
    Big Farm | Slitherio | Tank Trouble
    Of the future as this is really what I was looking for, I am very comfortable and pleased to come here. Thank you very much.
    Happy Wheels | Goodgeme Empire | Slither.io


    ReplyDelete
  9. Find great deals on good condition second hand cars in Delhi at Autocarbazar.
    Used Cars in Dwarka

    ReplyDelete
  10. It's terribly simple to locating U.S. As we will be predisposed to location unit at your metropolis or nearest locations.
    check cashing

    ReplyDelete
  11. The main advantage of hiring such services is that one can do shifting securely as these companies provide storage services as well. man with van nyc

    ReplyDelete
  12. When I found out I had to move, the first decision that I needed to make was the moving company Toronto that I would use. My friends and family had recommended TSC to me and when I read their reviews online, I wasnt surprised. They are definitely the best in the business out there. Their movers are all professional movers who are well trained and experienced. They also offer a storage facility which made it convenient for us since we had to move into storage for a month. Their moving and storage rates are both reasonable. I would highly suggest them to anyone who is moving and is looking for movers. Dont think and just chose them.”

    ReplyDelete
  13. As well as final, but one of the very most dangerous problems, is the fact that particular frequencies can set-off suits with regard to users who may have photosensitive epilepsy. web designers peterborough

    ReplyDelete
  14. Clean and air out the cab. I’m not talking a full interior detail, but our truck was dirty, grimy, trash under the seat, sticky surfaces, and smelled of cigarette smoke. cheap moving companies cross country

    ReplyDelete
  15. When your website or blog goes live for the first time, it is exciting. That is until you realize no one but you and your. iphone

    ReplyDelete
  16. Your website is really cool and this is a great inspiring article. Bonuses

    ReplyDelete
  17. People every year find themselves in a situation where they have to make a move across the country. They quickly realize that the best option for this is to hire an Interstate Moving Company. Of course, they also know that they want to get a good one as they want to increase the odds that their move goes off without a hitch. Here, we will provide some tips that you can use to help insure you get a good if not great moving company. moving companies near me

    ReplyDelete
  18. Please continue this great work and I look forward to more of your awesome blog posts. Parcel delivery

    ReplyDelete
  19. Its a great pleasure reading your post.Its full of information I am looking for and I love to post a comment that "The content of your post is awesome" Great work. Samsung repair services

    ReplyDelete
  20. If you are in Jaipur and need beautiful Escort Service in Jaipur or white skin Escort Service in Jaipur then you can simply book call girls in Jaipur from one of the best escort agency named Escort Service in Jaipur. It is No.1 premier escort agency and provide both incall or outcall facility to clients.Please click on the following link to check the official websites Escort Service in Jaipur

    ReplyDelete
  21. Buying cellular phone cases is not as tedious as buying a phone, but it is just as important. There are many things to consider when you are buying a phone holster. These are all important for you to ensure that you get what you want from your cellular case. The reason The foremost reason for buying phone cases is to protect the phone. But sometimes there are many other reasons.bling iphone cases wholesale

    ReplyDelete