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Weeks have passed and here we are... still need to prime the trim in the main level in almost every room, then paint it, then paint the walls, then clean from top to bottom and finally get all set up and settled in. I have just been overwhelmed by coming into my house and seeing what is left to be done. I am so. close. to. finishing. but I am so *over* picking away at the project. It's not that it isn't fun to get it finished the way I want and its not that I think I can just stop working on it and it will get finished on its own (though I have greatly desired that to be the case) but I am just being real... after months of slow remodeling you reach a point where you are just, done.






Happy day though! While I was away in Colorado on a trip my kitchen cabinets were installed by the MyNextHome crew. That is incredibly exciting and encouraging. Isn't it lovely?! Ah! I just love it. I still need to find a countertop, get that ordered and installed so that the appliances can go in (and get out of my dining room!). I think too that I really want to install white subway tiles on the wall where the stove is going to go. I just love white subway tiles in a kitchen. We'll see how much that would cost... maybe I'll do it down the road.




Basically all that I accomplished today was sweeping and covering up the furniture and laying down a bit of plastic in preparation for finishing the prime work in the living room. For the first time ever though I just sat and hung out at my house... there, on my denim couch on the front porch. Haha! Kinda hick but still, it was lovely to just sit on my front porch and talk to my childhood best friend for an hour or two. I can't wait to live here.

Next week Momma has many days off and has committed to spending them on my house getting it all finished. If all goes according to plan -- and, as you have noticed I am sure, things just don't always go according to plan in a remodel -- I will be hanging art and drapes and putting away my dishes and clothes in the Little House next week this time. Exciting thought!!



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Yes, the {first} Little House is finished -- well, as much as a remodel is ever "finished", that is. But this is hardly the last you will see of it. Come on in and take a look!






















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