2 year homeaversary

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Sunday was a two-year anniversary since I signed my life away we closed on our townhouse. While 2014 was an exciting and productive year, this year I can’t even say that we dropped the ball, because honestly we never picked the ball up… more than that – we never purchased the ball!

But it was nice to take a break and rest. We are gearing up to tackle the office/guest-room very-very soon; for now it’s still rocking the maroon popcorn textured walls (just thinking about plastering makes me cringe).

Nonetheless, there have been a few tiny updates. In the spring we built a trellis and planted vine jasmine. Both have held up great! Now we just need to tame those bushes!

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On the other side of the patio I moved the leaf fig that never stood a chance of surviving inside. Also I never got around to sealing the blue chair’s cushion with water proof solution, so it got a little moldy… And the little rug has seen some better days. But hey, the red chair, patio borders, and gardenias are doing great (gardenias bloomed three times this year!)

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The only change inside is that I took one of the shelved out (there were 4 before) and tried to arrange some picture frames, but still have not figured out if I like them or not… and the pictures in the frames are the stock ones that came with them, which I would like to replace with some photographs I have taken.

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We added a dear head on the left wall for decoration, but I discovered that it works great for hanging my purses and keys so that side of the room has become my dumping station for my out-of-the-door essentials.

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I also added a few things to the bathroom shelves. It’s probably a little weird to have a “True Love Lives Forever and Ever” sign above the toilet, but I haven’t found another place for it and I kinda like it there :). The wood carved decor is from World Market and I really like it! And the candles are from my trip to Hawaii in February.

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That’s it for now. Maybe we’ll get a few more projects done before the year ends, but I am not betting on it. 🙂

 

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