front door

Welcome to our new house!  The arched front door and the tile floor in the entryway are two of my favorite features (that old wreath, left by the former owners, has been tossed since this photo was taken).  Our house is 86 years old, and it shows in the style and character, which is why I love it so much.

It's been a crazy and busy and happy month, getting settled into our new home.  We are loving the space, the yard and the neighborhood.  The train is a 5 minute walk away, and Mike's commute still gets him home in time to see Emmett before bedtime almost every night.  During the day, Emmett and I wander, play, explore, do chores and we laugh.  A lot.  This place suits us well.

The adjusting and unpacking and painting and projects -- oh, the projects! I can't wait to show you the herb garden we've been building this weekend!  It has all been occupying every spare moment and leaving almost no time for the computer.

I've decided to give you a tour, room by room, in brief posts, so I can show you the house in a manageable way, instead of one big overwhelming house tour post that makes your eyes glaze over while you skim rapidly over it.  It's definitely a work in progress, this house, but we've already made it ours and we love it.  I can't wait to share it with you.


Meredith said...

I LOVE it!! We live in a house that was built in 1920. They have so much more charm when they are old huh? Can't wait to see more!!

Iron Spine Sally said...

Oh, I love it! It looks like a fairy tale cottage! Congrats! looking forward to the series :)

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