Thursday, July 8, 2010

The Money Pit

Construction has been the order of the day at the GrimmWitch home. In preparation for little L's arrival in September we wanted to break down the wall between the dining room and the living room.

Shot from the living room:
before (this was a shot with the previous owner's stuff):



after:




Shot from the kitchen/dining room
before:


after:



That project is pretty much done now, new pics to come.


My mom has new pics on her blog already.


Now the contractor is working on the bathroom. It still looks like this, minus the tub...







Every day my entire house is covered in a new layer of dust and crap. Poor mom has to help me clean constantly. Had a few friends over for the 4th and my family pitched in to help clean.



Mom also bought L a ton of stuff for her room. Here's the bedding we got.



The room was yellow when we moved in, Mom and my sister, Pepper, painted the room sea foam.This color looks amazing with the bedding and these wonderful letters I ordered from Pint Sized Designs on etsy. Here's one letter.





I love them!!!



On the knitting front I've done a bit more with the poncho. I adore the pattern. It's nice and easy, but looks great.



I'm also working on a Baby Surprise for L out of a chunky Zauberball.




Only about 11 more weeks until the due date!

8 comments:

LenaL said...

Oh how lovely it seems to be! Hope you feel fine and that you not will suffer too much of hot weather the last period.

Take good care of both of you!

cornchowder said...

WOW... the new room(s).... look awesome!! love design of the new opening~ and how exciting! BABY!!!!

Lupie said...

It will all be over and we will be sitting with Ela laughing at all of the craziness.

Sara said...

I love the sea foam green. Darling poncho, too.

Sue said...

Love love love the color in the baby's room! Everything looking great... Try to stay cool in this awful weather.

Michelle said...

Wow you guys sure have been busy!!! Looks great!

DrChopSuey said...

Wow things are really coming along...I love how you have made it look so modern and comfy. Things are starting to look great! Take care! :)

~RaenWa~ said...

I think its looks great with the opening you guys added. I love the color you chose for her room & the letters are so cute. Here is hoping they are done soon so you have a day of no cleaning up dust

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