Quicky 2: Some people relish change, some people act like grumpy babies when they suddenly have no washer/dryer/dishwasher/fridge/stove/shower/toilet. I mean, really, that’s not so bad, right? It’s like we’re camping in a really expensive dump. Time to get craigslisting some temp appliances to save the relationship, I guess.
Moved in. It went pretty smoothly as far as moves go. The fridge only freezes and the stove only burns. Other than that, we’re okay. Pictures soon.
On the topic of gra/ey
Emma of The Marion House book sent me this home via my comments of a swedish home with gray floors: (from http://deardesigners.wordpress.com/) And I found this home on Designsipration.com with paler gray floors, to which I’m a little more partial. But, I tell you what: I think I’m going to just leave my floors alone. At least on the first two levels, on the 3rd level, they...
Back from Sask
I grew up in Saskatchewan. Well, mostly. Even if I did spend the first 10 years of my life in Hamilton, being “from Saskatchewan” means something to people who are “from Saskatchewan,” and it’s something that doesn’t really fade even if you spend the rest of your life elsewhere. Both of my parents are 3rd generation Saskatchewanians, complete with accent (get...
Can it be? Am I over white?
My initial reaction to the new house was essentially this: PAINT IT ALL WHITE. But then I become consumed by Abigail Ahern and I start to move to the dark side. M. would prefer we paint the floors a grey. Ideally, I’d like to just sand them down to their natural colour and treat them, but painting is probably easier/more realistic. If the floors go grey - so will the walls and the trim - I...