Tuesday, October 24, 2006

2 rooms down...
4 more to go

Heck yeah!! We have the living room and our bedroom set up! Um, er that only leaves 4 more rooms to finish. The kitchen, bath, nursery and dining room. But our goal is to move in on Saturday! Darin will have the kitchen and bathroom all plummed up and ready for us to live in. I'll share some pics with ya..

 
Please ignore the dust on my camera lens. =/ Here's our living room. Decided to go with red curtains (with a little coaxing from my sister). I'm glad I did, now. Seeing them up really brings the room together. The couch pillows (not shown) have some red in them and all our kitchen towels and accessories in the attached kitchen are also red. I would have shown you a picture of the kitchen but Darin's gluing down the counter top tiles and it's really not a pretty site yet. =)

Oh, and the window shades? Totally free. We live by a huge lake and my dad is an electrician... he was turning off the power at a lake house that they were leveling to the ground to build a new house on top of it. (Yeah, they purchased the land and the house for 1.5 million dollars.. only to level the existing house to the ground... now that is just sick) BUT the tear-er downers let us take whatever we wanted from the house. These window coverings included. We were able to get 15 feet of sliding glass doors, a couple of big gorgeous windows, window treatements for every window in our house and the coolest rought iron screen door.

For free.

Living by a huge-lake-filled-with-rich-lakers-that-like-to-tear-down-their-homes-only-to-build-bigger-and-better-ones-to-vacation-in-for-one-week-a-year rocks. =)

And here's the bedroom.. 4 COATS OF RED PAINT bedroom... nope, not bitter at all...
 
I even put up some pictures!

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As we said, we're hoping to move in on Saturday. This is the first time that Darin's given me an actual day that he thinks we'll move in. Oh, and it also depends on when our new furnace gets in. Yeah, had to bite the bullet and buy a new furnace. Grown up things are so un-fun to buy. =/ Guess you need heat, though! Last night I worked with long johns under my clothes. And I wore gloves. And my jacket. Darin saw his breathe Sunday. INSIDE our house. Not good.

Okay, and I'm slighly obsessed with how cute my nephew is. Here's another picture of him in his new IU duds. Yes, I went to Purdue but my family is die hard IU basketball fans.
 
Um, don't tell my PU friends that I really think my nephew looks cute in his IU outfit... HOW CAN YOU RESIST???

15 comments:

jes said...

The house is looking GRRRREAT. SO happy to hear that you will ready to move in soon. I knew that you had gotten some FREE stuff from that tear down house. I had NO idea how much you got. THAT ROCKS!
good for you!
Surprised that there is not a picture of a scrap room yet. I thought that would be FIRST thing.

sarah said...

Awesome Darcy! Your home is looking so good!
I can't wait to see the rest of the place! :)
nice score on the free stuff!

amber said...

The house is looking awesome. Love the red paint! Our kitchen/breakfast area is red, and I would love to do more. Just love how warm it makes a room! Good luck with the rest of the house & the moving in. Can't wait to see pics of the rest! :)

Jill said...

wow, the house is looking gorgeous!! love the red, and how warm it looks! also love Jett in red, TOO CUTE =) hope you guys do get moved in Sat, how awesome! miss ya Darce, i'm hoping to get into Gmail soon!!

Jill said...

wow, the house is looking gorgeous!! love the red, and how warm it looks! also love Jett in red, TOO CUTE =) hope you guys do get moved in Sat, how awesome! miss ya Darce, i'm hoping to get into Gmail soon!!

Felicia said...

Yay, for hopefully moving into your casa on Saturday.
I love all the red.

familyjames5 said...

love the look of your house. I know what you mean about grown up things. We had to spend a fortune on damp proofing our house, not something i should think you have to worry about in america ;) But it so boring and you don't get to see anything as a result..but hey, had to be done.

Cute pic of your little nephew too.

God blessx

Half Pint said...

I love the red walls. They are totally worth the four coats of paint. Of course I didn't have to paint them! Also, love, love, love those black and white photos of you and Darin.

Rita said...

Oh Darce, it is SO fun watching you guys remake your dream home! I love the color and those red curtains in the living room are perfect! I also love the way you framed those pics for the bedroom! very very cool. xo

Kat said...

LOVE the red. love love. i have it in my kitchen and bedroom too! looks awesome. and SCORE on all the free stuff- thats fabulous!!!
your newphew is def a cutie ;)

island girl said...

Girl...love the freakin' colors in your house! It's really coming together! So stinkin' excited for the two...i mean three of you!

rev said...

LOVING the red. i've got a LOT of red in the house to, warms up the place!! your bedroom and the pics are soooo cool!! and your nephew seriously is the cutest ever, until baby Harsopple arrives ofcourse :p

Anonymous said...

Looks great Darcy! I love the pictures above your bed.

LindsayT said...

I havent stopped by here in a while...BUT I am LOVING your place.
Can't wait to see more.

Muriel said...

your house looks like it is coming along. I love that you chose bright colors....very pretty!!!