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Gamecock reporting in

February 23rd, 2009 at 06:03 am

Okay, I've been MIA for about 2 weeks. You guys are not the only ones who noticed, my friends were neglected to. But the house is nearly done, and I'm lovin it!!

We took on many time consuming projects and when we were not doing that we were to tired to communicate to anyone but the dog.

And...in the interest of honesty...things were adding up. And not all 'needs' either. I didn't want to feel guilty about purchases because I waaannnttted them!

But the house feels like home now, and I'm including pictures.

One big learning lesson: Thank the heavens we purchased a duplex- we spent just over $9,000 renovating ONE FLOOR- no way could we have done both levels at once; financially, physically or mentally. We finished 'our unit' and when we outgrow the bottom floor and take over the top floor...we must do everything all over again. But thankfully that's a few years away.

I was concerned about cutting our living space in half when we moved- but 950 sq ft is nice. Not to bad to clean and no wasted space.

Now that things are quieter- I will be back to regular blogging.


our 'found' floor that no one would restore so we had to buy newFrown


our new wood floor for the 2 side rooms.


main living area floor...shined up nice.


living in a construction zone for 2 weeks- pushed me to the end of my patience at times.


Starting to paint.


Dining room


Entry way


living room


our bedroom

That's it for now, on to read ya'll's blogs!












11 Responses to “Gamecock reporting in”

  1. Ima saver Says:

    Welcome back, I have missed you. good job on the new floor.

  2. Broken Arrow Says:

    Oooh, it's going to be such a lovely house when you're done and can settle in.

  3. lizajane Says:

    That entryway is worth a million bucks! I love it!!

  4. MICLASON Says:

    Oh, Lovely!

  5. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    Wow, have you been working! I just gotta say again that I love your house. I'm sorry the one floor was not salvageable.

  6. pretty cheap jewelry Says:

    love the ceiling/fireplace look!

  7. whitestripe Says:

    beautiful pictures. thankyou!

  8. Analise Says:

    What a cute place! It looks a lot bigger than 950 sq. ft. Thanks for sharing.

  9. LuxLiving Says:

    A.Dor.A.Ble!!!!

  10. NJDebbie Says:

    Your house is very charming. Great floors!

  11. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Sorry gamecock, I got distracted by the picture of your dog. Smile Seriously though, it looks like you and BB have a nice little dig to call home. Big Grin

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