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"New House" Home Blog Tour

Well...this might be the only day in 365 that my house is this clean, so I had to take the opportunity to blog our "New House" tour! Since we live on the 2nd & 3rd story of a big ole' house, the lighting is not always great, in fact, because we have old windows, and some rooms with only one, it can seem really dark, even in the middle of the day. I have tried to keep it as "real" as possible, so I didn't turn on any extra lighting, these pics were all taken at 11AM, too! (Right before nap time, which is why they are so blurry; trying to get kids into jammies, read a story, nurse a baby, etc. etc. leaves me just a second to pop into each room & snap a photo!)
Here is one view of our "playroom" or the living room. This is where our kids' toys & books are, two couches, and our dvd player/television, my spinner, and a rocking chair. It's a random room, but probably where we spend most of our time, since it is very cozy.

All of the bedrooms & the bathroom are on the 3rd floor, and they all have this charming "hobbit" feeling to them since they have the slanted ceilings. It makes for a very cozy and quaint (read: tiny) room for the kids to sleep & snuggle in. Lukka's bed is barely in the left-hand corner of the picture, but next to me (left) is Ani's dresser and to the right is Lukka's (attached: change table). You wouldn't believe how much storage are in all these closets, and theirs is no exception! I can easily fit all their clothes (diff. sizes)/teddies/linens & blankets in the closet with room to spare!

Here is our bathroom. To the left is the shower. It looks very small but we are actually very happy with how big it is! Not as 'roomy' as our home on Washington, but rectangular rather than square. Hobbit-ceiling, also. Weird & quirky cabinetry with 70's flower-child print liners. Awesome.

Here is one angle of our master bedroom--by far the biggest room in the house. It's HUGE! It has two closets, one that is normal-sized, the other is a long walk-in that literally fits everything that was in our basement inside! To the right is my pretty white dresser with candles & vases covering it, but I didn't get a shot of it. To the left is:
my art easel (sadly bare) and my seashell collection on the wall. To the left under the easel is....our dirty laundry. :) We have pack n play in this room because although our kids sleep together in the same room at night, they don't nap together, thus getting the most sleep each of them could possibly get, and their mama keeping her sanity!
Tomorrow is kitchen/dining room/office!

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kylee said…
I can't believe the size of this place as it looks so much smaller from the street! I am also very impressed that you found something of that size for such a great deal. Can't wait to see the rest!

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