I had a adorning put up deliberate for yesterday, however earlier than I had all of the pictures taken for it, Ed and I obtained a really thrilling telephone name and dropped all the pieces, packed our baggage and headed to Charlottesville, Va for a 6 hour drive to fulfill our just-born granddaughter!

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Right here she is…. Zoe. XOXO  🙂 I can’t put her down.  It’s going to be so laborious leaving after a number of days. I feel we shall be touring to Virginia a complete lot extra now that this cute addition to the household has made her arrival.

Once I get dwelling, I’ll end taking the pictures for the adorning put up I had began. Till then, I assumed I’d share a number of different issues that made my week.

I lastly settled on how we’re going to rework the outside of our home. After three years of ideas, concepts, colours, sampling paint colours, and inexpensive choices to replace the outside, we’re going to maintain it easy by portray the inexperienced a impartial shade, leaving the brick as it’s, and re-staining all of the decking round the home and dock. Then we’ll add some fashionable architectural particulars on the entrance of the home, new steps for the entrance entry, after which new landscaping to complete all of it off.

I’m nonetheless drawing up these plans and am hoping to get the entire challenge began in a number of weeks.

The opposite massive challenge that I’ve deliberate to begin this spring is having the hardwood flooring within the kitchen and front room refinished and stained by Bona Flooring. They’re greater than an organization that makes and sells mops and wooden flooring cleaner. In addition they present merchandise for the set up, upkeep and renovation of wooden floors. They’ve stunning colours and finishes – I wish to go matte or a end with much less sheen.  So keep tuned to observe the method and see the earlier than and after as I share it with you.

And transferring on to what I discovered inspiring on-line this week…

Here’s a very artistic method to make a novel headboard.

Have you ever seen this fascinating present on Netflix?  I can’t cease watching. It’s so attention-grabbing and eye-opening.

Since I started strolling day by day final 12 months to get 10,000 steps in a day, I discovered I get pleasure from listening to podcasts. Each episode on this podcast about adorning solutions fundamental questions that can assist you make your decor one of the best it may be in all features of design. I additionally just like the interviews to study ideas and methods from designers. I’ve been utilizing these ear buds which are like pajamas on your ears and by no means come out like common ear buds do. Ed obtained me a pair and now sells them on his web site.

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I first stumbled upon these tealight holders to position out on the deck, however then I discovered this one and appreciated it even higher. I purchased a number of of them earlier this week. I plan to make use of them as soon as the climate warms up and we begin consuming meals and entertaining out on the deck.

Have a artistic concept to invent one thing new? Maintain at it. His concepts didn’t at all times work, however he stored attempting and made historical past.

Shopping for a brand new lamp or shade for an present gentle in your house? Learn this primary. 

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