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Sunday, July 13, 2014

I know I said I wasn't going to post any more pictures of the house until it was finished; but I'm a gal with very little patience. At the rate things are going, although there is a lot of activity, our "move in" date keeps getting pushed back. When I ask about when the carpet is going in I get the answer "not until the very end." I think the real reason is that when the carpet goes in, I'm letting the furniture company deliver the furniture.

But anyway, I went up yesterday and painted the garage door. Yep! I did it myself. Inside three of my window coverings have arrived thus far, so they went up too. And no, I didn't tackle that job myself, I had a handyman. So they are up in the Kitchen, Utility Room and Master Bedroom. I love the kitchen, because although I ordered the wood blinds, this time I got the 2-1/2 inch size and..... I opted for cloth tapes over the ropes that control up and down and slant. Wow! It makes them look sooooooo much better. I picked one that is dark brown, with little leaves scattered on it. Did the same in the Utility room, but the cloth tape in there is muted little squares with just a touch of tan in them.

The front door with it's big oval window in it has been painted bright red. The man who has the identical same house about 1/2 mile away, stopped by and asked if I thought the front door was bright enough. My answer was "no." lol

Here is the preview I promised -- only an outside photo for now. Sorry it is not a better photo, but with my eye problem it's very difficult for me to take pictures in bright sunlight.


Maybe someday we will get to actually move in and a bit of my stress will go away, in the meantime I remain fat and frustrated!
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CLAIREINPARIS 7/20/2014 2:16PM

    Ohhh this looks like a lovely house! I can understand your impatience, and I hope you can move in very soon. I love that red door! :)

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VITCHY-VICKI 7/17/2014 8:51AM

    Looking good can't wait for more pictures
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ARTJAC 7/15/2014 4:25AM

    very nice

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LUVTOBOWL 7/14/2014 7:01PM

    Beautiful!

I can't wait to see the inside girl....

Hugs

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OLDERDANDRT 7/14/2014 1:43PM

    Wow, you painted the garage door all by yourself?!?! That was a Big job!!! Congrats!
I know you are so anxious to get furniture in and spend some quality time there, but perseverance wins!
The blinds you described sound marvelous!! I wanted something similar in my kitchen, but they were cost prohibitive for us. As dirty as my curtains get, I guess it's best we didn't go that route anyway! hehe
It's a lovely house, Eve and I'm sure that once you're in, it will be an even more lovely home!!!
My prayer for you is that all these delays in getting your house done only means they will have it ALL done and ALL DONE RIGHT! No omissions, nothing wonky, everything works properly and everything is safe and secure.
Love ya!! Keep the faith! (((HUGS)))

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CAROLMAID 7/14/2014 7:44AM

    Hey Eve!
House looks great! Just realized I have the exact same color scheme on my house...red door and all! LOL The window however is very large pieced stain glass rectangle instead of an oval but....the same!!! Great minds think alike????

Everyday your a little closer. No your not FAT, bigger than what you'd like perhaps, but NOT FAT!

It's all going to come together soon.

The days of house headaches are coming closer, closer, closer, closer..........



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SWEETNEEY 7/14/2014 7:39AM

    nice home, of course you're excited about moving in.

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TRISTAROSE 7/14/2014 6:28AM

    I love your new home ... Can't wait to see it inside!


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KATRINAKAT23 7/13/2014 10:40PM

  Love the house, both the design and color. Very pretty.

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SUBMOM2 7/13/2014 10:27PM

    Your house looks awesome! I hope you get to move in soon!

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KOHINOOR2 7/13/2014 9:14PM

    The house looks great. Hope you can move in soon. Good luck. emoticon emoticon

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LIS193 7/13/2014 6:53PM

    Looks wonderful! No wonder you are impatient to move in :)

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HICKOK-HALEY 7/13/2014 5:40PM

    Things are coming along. I like your house. Hope it doesn't take much longer, then you can move in. emoticon

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KAYWEB555 7/13/2014 4:59PM

    Looking wonderful ! It seems like forever to move it, yet once you get in it won't seem as long ! Keeping the move in in prayer for you !

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ICECUB 7/13/2014 3:53PM

    THE HOUSE LOOK WONDERFUL!! emoticon

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WARRIORGIRL121 7/13/2014 3:39PM

    Don't sorry. Eve... the house is lovely and it's coming along and it WILL be finished before you know it. Try not to let the delays frustrate you. Meanwhile, you're NOT fat. You look great! emoticon I'm praying blessings over you, your family (including furry ones) and your new home! emoticon

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LYNETTEMOM 7/13/2014 3:34PM

    How exciting! With the overhang shading the front, the door doesn't even look bright. Hope to see it, one day.....

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MZANGELFACE 7/13/2014 3:14PM

    Very pretty house! emoticon

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DALID414 7/13/2014 2:46PM

    I told the boyfriend that when we buy a house the front door is going to be orange, he didn't seem amused. emoticon

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LEROYJL 7/13/2014 2:04PM

  emoticon emoticon TO YOU!

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GRANJERRY1 7/13/2014 1:58PM

    Congrats Eve, the house looks wonderful....all your handwork can be seen. It must be such a satisfying experience.....

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May the new home be blessed and be the place for your health & happiness

Hugs, Prayers & Blessings
Mani

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ARNETTELEE 7/13/2014 1:57PM

  Wow....great job!

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