The Floors are done and so Starts the Hunt for a Bench

After 10 days of living without any furniture on our main floor and a few sleep overs at my parents house, our main floor new hardwood flooring is complete! We went with Early American and I am happy with that decision. While tempting to go with a darker stain, I think this stain fits well with the style of our house and looks like a fancied up version of what could be the original flooring.  UB hardwoods was A+ and I’d recommend them in a heartbeat for anyone else needing floors refinished or installed.

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Wood Floor Stain Indecision and Vacation in our own City

The crew is making more progress on the floor installation. By Friday, they had all the wood down and added samples of the different stains so we could make a final decision on the color. Yikes, I didn’t think this would be such a hard decision. I’ve seriously been dreaming about shades of brown…

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Kitchen Ideas while Keeping our Current Layout

A few weeks ago, we recieved the mainfloor floor plans that we had Fair and Square Remodeling put together for us. I love the idea of opening up the kitchen, creating a private mudroom, and adding a fun large center island, but the truth is that the remodel will be VERY expensive (though we didn’t even get into the details of what this would cost). Continue reading “Kitchen Ideas while Keeping our Current Layout”