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Happiest color in the world.

Ravishing Coral. This is the happiest color in the world! It was the color of the girls’ room in our old house, and it is the color of their room again in our forever home. The color feels like a warm and comforting hug and it just makes me think of my babies. Below: Let’s… Continue reading Happiest color in the world.

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The Girls’ Closet.

The girls’ closet is not really a closet. A better title for this pleasant little space is dressing room; it is essentially an extension of their living space that just happens to have clothes hanging in the corner. Quirky spaces, like this closet, come hand and hand with an old home; these spaces give our… Continue reading The Girls’ Closet.

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Room to Play.

The playroom is one of my favorite rooms in the house. I love the glittering sunlight that tumbles through the eleven aged glass windows. I love the constantly changing shadows created by the dancing leaves and swaying trees. I love the warm wood floors that welcome each step with a soft and comforting creak. I… Continue reading Room to Play.

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Quick Glance Back: Exterior Color Before and After.

We removed all of the overgrown bushes from the front of the house. Not only is it nice to have a fresh slate for new plants, but we can also glimpse back to the original exterior color. The painters didn’t paint the area behind these plants, and so we are able to appreciate the newly… Continue reading Quick Glance Back: Exterior Color Before and After.