Our House Building Progress- Part 3

We are finally approaching the one week mark until our new house is ready to move in! 

Wow, I cannot believe it's almost here! We couldn't be any happier with the way everything is coming together. It's seems like now we are getting down to crunch time, making sure the to-do list is being checked and that everyone stays on schedule. 

We still have a ways to go, but if all goes as planned we should be moved in by late next week. My sweet husband has been working so hard to make sure we are in the house by our deadline. 

Now we have garage carriage lights. 

The front porch gas lantern is a focal point at the front of the house. 

Most of our interior lighting is installed. I've been searching for light fixtures since we started building our house. It's by far one of my favorite features in a house. We wanted to make it our own by using old, refurbished lights and new fixtures both mixed together. We also added different finishes and materials of lighting for a more collected look. Here's just a few.  

The top left is an antique crystal chandelier that I had refurbished for our garage entry hallway, the top right is a wood beaded chandelier in my office/craft room upstairs, the bottom left is a lantern style pendant for the master bath, and the bottom right is a distressed gray chandelier for the kitchen nook. 

The master bathroom shower is being completed this week along with the master bathroom flooring.

The master bathroom cabinets are installed, but we still need to glaze, add the hardware and the counter top.

Laundry room ceramic tile.

Laundry room cabinets with ample storage for bulk supplies, extra pantry space, and cleaning supplies.

Starting the hardwood flooring in the foyer.

Master bedroom hardwood.

The extra bedroom downstairs. I cannot wait to share a special architectural feature in this room!

Upstairs bathroom vanities waiting for their final touches.

The grass and landscape is almost complete.

We still have kitchen cabinets to install along with granite counter tops throughout, plumbing fixtures to set, appliances, the staircase and mantel to finish, install garage doors, put hardware on all of the interior doors, build shutters, install kitchen back splash, and miscellaneous trim work to complete and paint. It sounds like a lot, but hopefully it will all come together! Meanwhile, I'll be packing, cleaning, and trying not to stress too much. 

If you've missed any house building updates you can find them here and here.


Mirror- Turned Chalkboard

As I mentioned in my last mirror makeover post. I've been cleaning out our warehouse and I've started to refurbish several old dresser mirrors. This particular mirror has wonderful curvy lines that I love, but the mirror had scratches and was too damaged for selling as is. So, I decided to paint and distress the frame a bold green color and then I primed and painted the mirror with black chalkboard paint to make it more updated and functional.  

Here's what it looked like when I found it- pretty sad, huh?!

The mirror has come a long way! Now this bright chalkboard has a new home because it sold the second day we put it in the store. A sweet couple bought it for their baby's nursery.


Mirror Makeover

Hey there! I hope you are having a great week so far. I just wanted to share with you one of the many projects that I've been working on lately. 

I was plundering around our warehouse and spotted a stack of discarded, old dresser mirrors that were screaming for a makeover. I knew these beauties had so much potential with the iron scroll work and the detailed molding- I just couldn't leave them! I brought them back to the store where they were instantly updated with just a little paint and distressing. 

Here's what they looked like before.

When we buy dressers for the store, we always sell the mirrors separate from the dresser simply because no one wants the matching mirror(s) that originally come with the piece. Dressers are normally sold as TV consoles and baby changing stands and our customers don't need the mirror anyway. Needless to say, we have a stockpile of dresser mirrors.

Such beautiful details. I love the way they turned out!


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