Category Archives: living room

New Pillows and Old Chairs

After my c-section, we had to get a little creative with our furniture so I could hold Libby and still support myself when sitting. On the couch, we added a couple of Euro pillows which have made it much easier … Continue reading

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DIY Lion Bookends

Back when the weather was a bit warmer, I whipped up my own version of those DIY animal bookends you see all over the internet these days.  My main inspiration was these cute elephant bookends I spied on Pinterest. {source} … Continue reading

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New Living Room Rug

Remember our living room rug dilemma?  We’d been searching for months for the perfect rug for our living room – something large and durable with a reasonable price tag to replace our small Ikea dhurrie. Just before the holidays, I decided … Continue reading

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Christmas with the Heards

Happy New Year everybody!  I hope you enjoyed your holidays! Christmas at Heardmont went by entirely too quickly this year, but we still made the most of it.  I kept the decor to a minimum and focused on making the … Continue reading

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New Living Room Photos and a Mantel Update

Hey there!  Long time no hear, right? Y’all I’ve missed blogging so much, but the past few months have just flown by. This semester on campus has been a busy one. I’m taking 3 graduate classes, teaching 5 days a … Continue reading

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On the Hunt for an Affordable Area Rug

Okay, okay, I’m back.  Thanks for worrying about me, you guys.  🙂 In less than one week I’ll be officially done with this semester and then the real fun can begin!  But in the meantime… We’re 95% moved back into … Continue reading

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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: Installation

Those pretty pictures I promised?  They’re finally here!  Welcome to the world, new Heardmont floors. I took these pictures last Monday and Tuesday, when the installers were about halfway done with the floors.  They undercut the fireplace in the living … 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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$7 Desk Makeover

Since our house is pretty much a construction zone these days, we’ve been making due with the bare minimum in terms of furniture.  The floors are almost fully installed, but the installers are coming back to clean off the excess … Continue reading

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