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So, the house is pretty much done.
Unfortunately, today was the third scheduled closing that was cancelled. :(
There was a mess-up with the electric company, so we have no power....and with the storms that hit our area last week, they are behind. So we keep waiting. And waiting.
In the meantime, I thought I'd go over and take some decent pics. Bogart decided to play Tour Guide Barbie....
Come on in.....
Bogart notices someone is waiting for us....Robyn Rose left her stuffed kitty to watch over stuff while we're waiting to move....
Anyway, this is the view as you enter my house. One of the things I LOVE is all the arched doorways. There's lots of craftsman details throughout.
They're yummy :)
Kitchen.....lots going on here, and I'm hoping it will all congeal once I get it decorated. The builder dude did our walk-thru with us yesterday and mentioned that I should take pics and upload them to Houzz. He thinks it looks super awesome. He loved that we didn't do standard stuff.
Laminate butcherblock. Will replace with real butcherblock eventually methinks. Cabs are painted "Watery" by Sherwin Williams.
Didn't do a farmhouse sink, but did go with a single basin cast iron with this faucet....finish is called 'champagne bronze'....because obviously if they called it 'antique brass' no one would want it *rolling eyes*
Here's the other counter with some blue in it to coordinate with the cabs. LOVE LOVE LOVE my antique brass pulls! Not so down with the knobs, but they're easily changed out.
Floors are laminate too.
Uppers are a (bad) color match to Gliddens 'Antique White' which is used on the trim and walls throughout the house. Not sure I like how taupe it looks.
Also, I have 2 industrial pendants to replace the ORB ones. Walls are Martha Stewart 'Spring Melt'...a sweet blue/green/grey.
Bogart is showing me where he'll be stationed much of the time...by the door to watch evil squirrels off the back covered porch.
Looking into the dining area (laundry/mud room off in the distance...) Chandy will also be replaced with a super cool antique brass one I found on craigslist from a 70's house. It's all kinds of awesome.
And here's looking into the great room....master is that doorway on the right.
Looking back to the entryway....to the right is the office/den...
And standing in the office looking across the way is an alcove with a coat closet and our 1/2 bath...
They hung my gramma's antique mirror for me :) This bath has a pedestal sink, but it's super modern and sleek. I'll have to cottagefy it with a skirt.
Back to the great room...got big plans for it after we get settled. It's a blank canvas now!
Love the vaulted ceiling and huge windows...which look small in this pic, but you'll have to take my word for it.
Looking back to the front of the house from the fireplace.
I think we may do a window seat for this corner. Bogart is preparing to stalk squirrels....
That cut out under the stairs will be a desk area/family command center. Or a piano.
No sure yet.
Just off the great room is the Master suite. Love the wee windows :)
Lots of light, so I chose Martha Stewart's 'Brown Alpaca' for the walls. I used it in my old kitchen. It's a marvelous warm shade of brown....not too yellow, not too taupey/grey.
Looking back out to the main part of the house.
Here's my bath! I have waited 28 years to have a big tub....I've gone over to sit in it just to practice.
Pocket door is cool too :)
Marble-look laminate in here.
Reflection from mirror to stool cubby and walk-in closet with another pocket door.
Nothing fancy for the shower because we had to fit the big tub in the floorplan. Yes, that's beaded board around the tub. Duh.
Well, that's all I got for today. Bogart's ready to go. I'll show you the upstairs another time...as there's no power, it's kinda dark for pics.
It's been torture to see everyone decorating for the holidays when my new house sits empty next door....we were supposed to close Nov 8th. I hope we'll be moving in the next couple weeks so I can start christmasfying it!
If you have any questions, give me a shout. And hey, have a happy Thanksgiving!
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