Monday, July 26, 2010

Progress, part 2

If you didn't read this post, I should start by saying that we are amidst a lot of changes around here.
Aside from doubling our family size in the last four years, we've gone from owning a home in Western New York, to living with my mom for six months with two kids, to living in an 1100 sq. ft. apartment here in Richmond, to owning and changing our new home.

It's been quite a ride.

At this point, we're done with the major cleanup that required two years of our time. Seriously, two years. This property was a mess.
This year has been all about planting and painting and slowly seeing progress.

I'm still not ready to show the "after" picture, but here's a peek at one little minor detail:

It's amazing what a silly little thing like a light fixture can do to change things up.
Here is the ugly, dated, before:

and the after:

I'm not sure why the paint color looks so different; it's not...
Maybe it's the aura of our new, fun light!

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