Category Archives: dining room

New Floors: 90% Done

After talking with the flooring installers Tuesday afternoon, we decided the last room to get wood floors, Stephen’s office, would have to be prepped for installation that night.  The installers were working so quickly that they anticipated being able to … Continue reading

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New Floors: The Prep Work

As you saw in the photos of our desk makeover yesterday, we owe you major updates on how the new floors have been coming along.  After finally having a chance to catch our breath this weekend, we’re ready to share … Continue reading

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New Floors: A Nasty Surprise

Thanks to all who wished us well on our crazy Friday last week!  Things worked out for the most part – I survived my Advanced Calculus exam, Stephen recruited our friend Casey to help him move furniture in preparation for … Continue reading

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Smells like Christmas

I sent Stephen on a mission last night to pick up some white chocolate and peppermints for a recipe I wanted to try (I’m sure you will all know exactly what I wanted to make). He was already planning on … Continue reading

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Dining Room Update

Our dining room has slowly been evolving over the past year.  Back in January when we installed can lights, we shared a tour of our dining room, but a lot has changed since then. Remember these photos? BEFORE   These … Continue reading

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Modern Family Photo: Third Time’s a Charm

We’ve been thinking on ways to slowly replace the mass-produced art in our home with more personal items lately.  In my opinion, one of the easiest ways to do that and to bring history into a home is with family … Continue reading

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World Travel Map: Take 2

Remember that cork board map we made for our dining room?  The one we stuck with pins to mark places Stephen and I have traveled together? Well I’ve been fiddling in the dining room lately and recently decided to re-hang … Continue reading

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Beefing up the Bar

Do you remember the vintage bar cart Stephen and I found in Kansas City earlier this year?  Up until yesterday its sole purpose in life was to collect dust on its wobbly self out in our garage.  I’d been planning … Continue reading

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Heardmont History: The Dining Room

This is part of a little series called Heardmont History.  We’re digging back through our archives and highlighting some projects we did before starting “Welcome to Heardmont.” Hope you enjoy! So far you’ve seen our hallway and kitchen, and today … Continue reading

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Dining Room Reveal

Thanks to everyone who commented on our can light installation post yesterday!  Now for a true before and after, here is the before shot of our dining room ceiling: And here’s the after! The new lighting in this room inspired … Continue reading

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