Feb 28, 2014

playroom progress

playroom?? say what?

even though it has seemed quiet on the blogfront, we fish has been busy behind the scenes whipping our basement into shape. after he finished laying laminate flooring, we made the executive decision to turn the previously useless lobby area into a playroom for our boys.

Feb 8, 2014

the new sofa has arrived!

our new west elm ainslie sofa is finally here...and we love it!
it was actually delivered a couple weeks ago, but i'm just now getting around to writing about it. try to ignore the pack-and-play in the background (new baby, remember?)...and the sad-sack pillows. this is real life.

Feb 1, 2014

progress in the basement:
laying laminate over vinyl flooring

we bought laminate flooring for the basement waaaaaaaaay way way long ago -- even before we bought the vinyl flooring for the laundry room! it was something fish wanted to get done asap, but other projects kept taking precedence: yardwork, the deteriorating window header, the dining room table...not to mention fish's full-time job.

when we bought the laminate, we tried to match it as close as possible to the red oak hardwood in the rest of our house: