Sunday, April 8, 2012

Pictures Galore!

For those of you who kindly asked to see pictures of our new home. Please view them with grace; we've only been in for a week! I still have a good sized pile of boxes in the garage (not pictured), and not everything has found its perfect spot in which to live :-) We are a work in progress.

So without further ado:

This is where I am sitting right now - on the little patio out back.


Just a few yards in front of me - my favorite spot on these beautiful acres.


Home of the future flower garden. Linds, I dearly wish you could come help me.



The front porch - all ready for company.


The view from my kitchen window - because it is a gift to have a window over the sink!


Kitchen


Living room - still in progress. The fireplace is one of those "blessings upon blessings."


The Master Bedroom. The baby buggy was my Mom's when she was a little girl. I am not sure just where it will live, but it absolutely must stay. My Dad made the cradle for my brother - the little "caboose" who came into my life when I was 18 years old.



I just had to show off my "Easter" cactus. She has never bloomed for Christmas. She much prefers Easter. I think I understand.


The breakfast area - with the hutch my Dad made years and years ago. It has been a part of my life for nearly as long as I can remember. My sweet husband struggled with the house plans to make a place for it, and it fits perfectly!



My desk in the little room we are calling "The Study."


The piano lives in the Study too.


So there you have it - a mini-tour of the new home. Any and all decorating suggestions welcomed!

Blessings dear friends,
Linda

17 comments:

  1. Oh, Linda! So excited for you--and just a wee bit jealous. This is all so very lovely. A new home for Easter. Can't hardly buy enough grass for that basket. :)

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  2. How lovely, Linda! I'll happily await the pictures as you settle in and feather your nest. I haven't any decorating suggestions..heeeeee.

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  3. Linda! (You know I don't use the exclamation point often, don't you?) Again: !! This is wonderful. I love the peek into your new home, and being able to "see" you there.

    Enjoy. And take your time. You've waited for it.

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  4. Wow - takes my breath away!! Every single thing is just so lovely. What a blessing after such a long wait. You so deserve it!!

    As for the Easter cactus - our pastor this morning said that Christmas was a good idea, but not nearly as good an idea as Easter!

    We need to come down so Dwight can help you plan your flower garden!

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  5. Oh, Linda, I love these photos! And what a beautiful home you have to settle in to now. I am SO thrilled for you. About that garden.....I would love to be able to come and help. There is just the small matter of a rather large ocean to consider..... but that tree you look at is amazing. What are you going to do wit the "acres"? Any ideas? I wouldn't know whether to work on the inside or outside. I would be running back and forth like a headless chicken in excitement! You enjoy every minute - especially the ones out there on your patio. I can just see you sitting there now.

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  6. Yay!!! I'm so glad to see these photos. You know what? I see your mark on this place already. It looks so warm and inviting - just as you have been to me over these few years.

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  7. What a special place to call home. It reflects your quiet grace already.

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  8. BEAUTIFUL, I am a bit jealous would love that kind of kitchen window. Enjoy your wonderful space.

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  9. Linda, it is such a beautiful home! I am so happy for you all! It was certainly worth the wait. May your family experience many beautiful times together in your new home.

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  10. Thank you Cindy. I'm missing you these days but know that you are being used mightily by the Father.

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  11. Your new home is just lovely, dear friend. It just exudes peace and quiet, which is what we all need in our homes. I know you will have a wonderful time finishing getting your pretty nest all arranged as you want it. I hope you and your husband enjoy many, many healthy and happy years together there.
    Love,
    Sandy

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  12. Quite lovely, Linda. The rooms look inviting already with the soft colors on the walls and special furniture. I like how the kitchen is open to the living ara. But my favorite is the front porch. In looking at plans for our home, I am drawn to those with a good size front porch every time. They also have sunporches in the back. :>)
    I'm so glad you're in.

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  13. Thank you for posting these pictures, Linda. I'm so happy for you and know it seemed like a long wait; but wasn't it worth it! Everything is so pretty! God bless you both with a long happy life here in your new home.

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  14. Oh! It looks so lovely, Linda!
    Congratulations again!

    Enjoy getting more settled in and decorating. =)

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  15. Linda... what a beautiful home!! I am so happy for you! Hope you had a wonderful Easter!

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  16. oh Linda, I just love it. what a beautiful and peaceful place.

    God has blessed you! Beautiful.

    much much love,
    Teena

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