|Set my cookbooks up in a corner. So ready to prepare a home cooked/my first home meal. :)|
|The other part of the kitchen. My sorority sister got a shadow box poodle picture for me as a housewarming/christmas/sorry you had an accident (her words not mine, lol) and I plan to put it over the sink. It goes along with everything. |
But then the unpacking...omg...the thing I hate most about moving is packing stuff up and then unpacking. I got a lot of stuff unpacked last night. Because on Saturday I refused to even open a box. I still have a bunch of books and CDs/DVDs to unpack and put up...but that can wait.
So far the only part of the townhouse that is done is the kitchen. I have a couple of purchases that will happen over time. But I just don't want to go in debt buying furniture and other accessories right now. So one room/accessory at a time. First up will be a dining room table/chairs. Don't need anything big but I did find this online at the Home Depot and I love the style of the table and chairs:
Then I need a rug for the dining and living spaces. Hardwood is great but rugs will add some warmth. And finally I want to replace my living room furniture. I've had this since I moved in my first apt...over 10 yrs ago. It's been through 8 moves and 3 cities. It's held up well, I must admit.
I didn't realize that the color of my couch/chair/ottoman would go so well with the floors, cabinet, and granite. It's crazy but I didn't even think about coordination when I made my selections.
I have yet to seal the counter...going to do that shortly and let it sit overnight. Then I need to clean the hardwoods and apply the Bruce hardwood stuff (cleaner I guess). So much to do...so little time
And I am really trying to get used to the neighbors behind me who have no blinds on their windows...or curtains...downstairs. I guess they are comfortable with having folks look into their home. That would freak me out though...I would have had to improvise had my blinds not been purchased and installed Saturday. Having nothing on the windows...no bueno.
My mom and brother loved everything. Although I am not a baby anymore (though I am the baby of the two of us - me and my brother) it felt good to get their approval. Though they wouldn't have been anything else but happy.
So...that's all for now. ttyl :)