Sorry for the lack of updates! We’re in full renovation mode (with some major help from my dad) on the second floor, and with it being right before the holiday’s, our evenings have been filled with holiday parties (and maybe some Bruins games) in between sanding and painting. I’ll share some exciting progress ASAP.

Although we have a ways to go, once the upstairs is done, the work begins downstairs. That has me thinking about what we’ll do in our main living space – the living room. A lot of time a home’s style begins in the living room – and there’s a million different ways to do ours. We’re going for a warm french industrial chic feel and I’m going to work my way around the coffee table. For some reason, it’s such a focal point to me.

img_0498A blank (and dark) canvas!

Here are some tables I love and what my plan is for ours…


I want a glass coffee table on so many different levels, but Chad has convinced me it’s not practical for our lifestyle (or small children being around… someday…), but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get one, like this Stevenson coffee table from Williams-Sonoma, so I can admire.

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I’m finally coming up for air after closing and moving in, all in two days! We created a tight timeline for ourselves because our close was November 28 and we wanted to be out of our apartment by December 1, as opposed to even closer to the holidays. So, we closed Monday morning and were sleeping there by Tuesday night.


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