There isn't much about our kitchen that we really "love." It needs all new cabinets, appliances that match, some tile with a little more personality, and a whole different configuration. However we do love 2 things about it: the skylight(who doesn't love a skylight) and the pocket door.
It's official, we have finally been home owners for a whole year and we couldn't be more happy with our decision! We made it through all of our projects without killing each other, and the house is still standing. The inside is finally feeling like our home. We still have so much to do, and we like it that way. We wouldn't want to finish all the projects in one year. What would be the fun in that?
Until recently, this wall in our living room had only been housing a lonely Yellena James print. It was a gift from John and I love it, but it didn't quite fill the space in the way we wanted. John and I have been gathering and creating unique items over the last few months. As you can see, those new pictures had accumulated on the cabinet below, and were us begging to be hung. We decide that the best way to showcase
We took our first trip to The Scrap Exchange in Durham, NC. The Scrap Exchange is a nonprofit creative reuse center. What that means is that people and companies donate any and every kind of supply you can think of and they resell it. So basically its a giant warehouse full of tons of stuff! It helps promote creativity in the community by providing low cost supplies to artists, educators, and the public. In one word: