Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Pinch me :)

Old houses mended,
Cost little less than new before they're ended.
~ Colley Cibber

Oh how true!! And given the chance, I'd do it all over again. I wake up every morning with a big smile on my face and can't believe I'm here!! Thought I'd give you all a look into my world :) be kind, It's only been a week :)
My crickity crackity old front door, inviting you in :)
This is the living and dining room. Still lacking curtains and things, but you get the idea :)


And my kitchen. Love, love, love being in here. It's bright and cheerful and I have my GREEN CABINETS!!

And the lovely antique candy makers cabinet. Aint she a beaut??
And Mr. Wallace, sooo happy to be home :)

Sorry such a short post but I have plenty more unpacking and organizing to do! I'll share more details on the house next week.

19 comments:

  1. OH DORIS!!!!! I. AM.DYYYING.~~ GREEN with envy!!! LOVE IT! and just shush with the "it's only been a week" business. It looks more put together than most could do in a lifetime!! I know the wait has been long for her and you....but you have done ya both right! GREAT JOB girl (and Rohair!!!) Can't wait for more !!
    p.s. Am I spotting a few repurposed items that are familiar to me???? hehe!

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  2. Ummm, I've been in my house 6 months and it doesn't look half that great! Good job sister! We wouldn't expect anything less from the decorating guru.

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  3. Thank you so much for the privileged "sneak peek" yesterday. It was a treat to see you and your beautiful home.

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  4. May I be jealous of Wallace? I would love to hang out on the front porch! The house is gorgeous! I am sure Ellye is smiling!

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  5. Wow...if I didn't like you so much I might be jealous;)!

    Love everything...it is just GORGEOUS! I am saving it to my favorites...someday I may copy your kitchen...it is may all time favorite...so glad you chose the green!

    Enjoy!
    Cathy

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  6. Ok, I'm one of those secret blog admirers coming out of the closet (so to speak)! I'm Allison's neighbor, and I just couldn't keep quite anymore! You have turned me into a thrift-store-aholic ~ and I LOVE IT!! I would love some tips on repainting old furniture! Anyhoo, You have made Tuesdays much more FUN! You're new home is beyond words - Fantastic! Thanks for sharing Dorie! ~Katherine

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  7. GORGEOUS!! Can't WAIT to see more!! :)

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  8. Dor-
    I could sit in your kitchen ALL day-I'm in love:) Your green cabinets are the prettiest I have seen and you have a way of making everything so cozy and beautiful. AND the kitchen WINDOW.....Even prettier in person!!
    Amazing-don't be surprised when 3 little girls come knocking with their suitcases..they are in love too....with the house, and its owners:)

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  9. hey its boots i had to say your house is finally its finished!!!!!SO I NEED TO SEE WALLACE I HAVENT SEEN HIM IN FOREVER!


    LOVE,
    BOOTS

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  10. Aaaah, it's lovely--green AND white cabinets! More photos, please, with details...?? It looks like a happy,soothing space/place. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. ABFAB!!! Wallace looks so content which can easily be confused with aloof. What a great job you guys did. Here's to happily ever after.

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  12. Your home is gorgeous! If I could plop myself in a home and move in yours would be it.

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  13. Your house is AMAZING. So, so jealous.

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  14. love your home... I am your newest follower. thanks for stopping by sweet as june. :)

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  15. Hey there...I don't even know how I stumbled upon your blog now, but wow, am I glad I did...it's beautiful and so is your home you and the hubby did a fantastic job...I love old homes too, I don't live in one, but I'm always dreamin'.... if I never have my dream come true of having an old home...I still want a home with old charm and vintage flair...there's just something special about homes like that. I want you to know that it's so nice to meet you and I'll be back to visit you again soon :)
    Big Hugs,
    Queenie

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  16. totally a dream! love it...i can only imagine how hard you and your hubs worked to accomplish such a sweet place. i have been introduced to your blog via tara finch....who btw - is hosting the valley's FIRST - or at least her first...barn vintage sale at our farm in n. scottsdale! i'm so excited and working feverishly to pretty up the place. do come!

    xoxo lylah

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  17. Please tell me.. Do you like your wood island? Im replacing my formica Island and was in love with the wood. I think it may be to much maintenace. Im thinking granite in a honed finish

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  18. Look at Wallace!!! I want to smoosh that sweet little face.

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