a sidenote.

Because that's where my brain is.

I want to show you all this beauty...

{This} TV stand is one of the first projects I tackled and shared on this blog, but after a while, it just didn't cut it for our large TV. With the idea that a new house needs new {old} things, we went out on a search for a new {old} TV stand. Actually, I went out on the search, found it and brought Tyler to see it.

Only, *it* wasn't what I have pictured above. We went to St. Vinnies, purchased a much less pretty version. I was fine with it, was going to take it home and paint it, until we were wheeling it out on the dolly and they unloaded the above beauty. Fresh off the truck, and I wanted it!

So after a little finagling {I love that word!} we took it home instead!

What do you think? Oh, and it will be up against the wall we have yet to paint {he who shall not be named? haha}.

It's almost Friday!

{Linking up to Furniture Feature Friday}


i love lamp.

It all started with a lampshade.
This one, specifically.

It's more turquoise/teal in person. It makes me want to decorate the whole living room around it! And since we are trying to decide what color to paint the {formerly} brown wall, here is some eye candy. Thoughts? Tomorrow, I'll show you what Tyler wants :)


our home

Thats right folks. OUR home. We are HOMEOWNERS!!

I know its been quite a while since I last blogged, but I hope to write more often, as I now have something very exciting to write about! Tyler and I bought a house! We got the keys last week, packed up our rental over the weekend and moved in!

Holy moly am I excited! I am just imagining all the fun projects I can do to/in this house! We already finished part of the one main thing we wanted to change in the house {Ms. Impatient here}. See, when we bought the house, the large, open, one-window living room had one wall painted dark red, and another painted dark brown. With brown carpet. It didn't look horrible, but it wasn't doing anything for the light in the room. We fixed that problem right away! So far we have primed both walls, will be painting the {formerly} red wall the same off white as the other walls, and painting the {formerly} brown wall....well, we don't know what color yet! That is our current debate. I'll show some pictures tomorrow of what I'm thinking. And for now, I'll leave you with a {camera phone} picture of part way through priming :)

Happy Tuesday!