Thursday, June 25, 2015

We Bought A House!!!

We are so excited to announce...
that we got a house!!!! :) 

Incredibly, we found it on a one day search!
I'm a little terrified because it needs a LOT of work to make it ours,
and it was the most expensive house we have ever bought.
But it's going to be just fine... it just needs a little lot of love :)
We just need to get it done before kids arrive {foster kids or our own}
{That means we have years, lol... kidding!}

Trav's convo with his Dad

Just to take a glance into what our lives will look like for several months:

Our Honey-to-do-List:

Just imagine throughout the house:
-Paint every room
-Remove carpet & replace with wood floors
-New outlets & door handles

-New steel/wood door
-Landscape & trim down tree
-New windows
-Change shutters into pallet shutters

-Screen in porch
-Add brick fireplace & sitting area
-Add fence for the fur-babies :)

Entrance Way:
-New chandelier light
-{Maybe} paint stairway 
-Remove closest & put together mud room

1st Floor Bath:
-Update mirror & lighting

Living Room:
-New lighting

-Get rid of the ugly, uneven tile floor
-{Maybe} Stain cabinets
-Granite countertops
-Fix pantry
-New stainless steel appliances
-Change knobs on cabinets

-New lighting

Family Room:
-New lighting
-Stain beams & fireplace mantel
-Spray paint fireplace
-{Eventually} turn fireplace into a gas fireplace

Master Bedroom:
-Add ceiling fan
-Add crown molding

Master Bath:
-Remove wallpaper
-Replace everything!

Guest Room:
-Add ceiling fan

2nd Floor Bath:
-New tub & sink {they currently are blue}
-{Maybe} remove blue tile
-Update mirror & lighting

-Add ceiling fan

Kids Room:
-Add ceiling fan

-Move things around
-{One day hopefully} add carpet

Holy moly! This doesn't even include the furniture!
This is completely insane, but we will be okay.
We just need to do one step at a time...
We are excited because this house we can finally make it a home,
rather than just a temporary house.
Good thing Trav and I will have a month off before we start working.

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