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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And remember this mood board I put together for the family room?

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It’s now real life!  However, we didn’t end up putting back the leather chair because we liked the extra space near the window. It makes the room look a bit bigger and opens up the view of the window.  Yes, Izzy is still my favorite accessory. And, she is fanatic about having something soft to lay on again. I don’t think she is as much of a hardwood fan as Matt and I.

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Now that we have the room put back together, both Matt and I agree that getting a call bench for under the window is next on our list (along with a new accent table… the covered up old Target ottomans are super practical, but not the prettiest).

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I started my online search for the perfect bench on Sunday and while I found one that I would buy in a heart beat, it was over my budget. I’d like to stay under $350ish if possible (ideally under $200). Can you guess which one below is over $800?  The rest are all from Overstock or Wayfair and are around $200, with one being $450 and it’s currently my favorite…

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Happy Monday! Off to continue my book club book The Opening Belle.

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