Have I mentioned that we just nearly have a house made out of sticks, it is true.
Did I also mention that we are growing tired of our third floor apartment and that the heat is so wretched.
Also, I would like to mention that I am enjoying decorating our Apartment for Fall!
Totally amazed, enthused, anxious and maybe overwhelmed that our house went from
a spot of earth to this. There were twenty men working on preparing the home site for the foundation to be poured, these men work long hard hours and really know their craft.
Seeing is believing but wow, I am still having difficulty grasping that ten days ago our house was nothing more than cement, plastic, and sticks on the ground.
Oh, a little off the subject, but just look at this!
I found a pair of boots that I am totally smitten with, well, I actually am lovin’ the entire look-
Oddly enough it appears that I like the same color in my clothing as my paint color,
We will be using Sherwin Williams paint, so far I am partial to Basalt Powder, Into the Gloaming, and Gracious Greige.
But still way too early to be certain, I do know that I want to stay away from green or yellow undertones.
Anyone have any experience with these colors or have a recommendation?
I am discovering that the cabinet maker will be able to add some perfectly lovely features to our Built-Ins.
I have been doing my homework and reading up on my style of decorating.
I felt that it was important to define my style for me, so that I would stay focused.
I like knowing… the history especially of certain time periods-I find it all so romantic.
When I say romantic, I mean in the sense of decorating, architect, design, art, gardens-
not the lovey-dovey business.
I can safely say this-my style is Gustavian French Country, some decorators refer to it as
Farmhouse French. If you are interested in what Gustavian really is-
the link is Gustavian Style .
For my own definition it is Swedish style influence, combined with
a restrained interpretation of the French Louis XV and Louis XVI style.
These will be my guidelines, and then you know me, I will toss in all of those irregular, beloved and treasured items which I have packed to and from.
From that point on I guess I will just have to rename my style…smile….
We have been shopping for lighting and meeting with our interior decorator.
She is guiding us along and sharing great tips on how to choose lighting for each room.
I did a post on choosing lighting over at The Women’s Room.
You could hop right over and get some great insight on choosing lighting for a new home, or if you are updating your lighting~3 Steps To Choosing Lighting For A New Home
My husband did get his over-sized garages-he has plans for crafting great goodies out of wood.
Watch out grand-kids-here comes some toy boxes:)
A little more of the story continues Here-Three Tips For Building A New Home.
Looking forward to seeing what happens this week!