Saturday, May 29, 2010

New Dining Room Set :)

Today, I went to Chattanooga with my best friend Jonathan to look at new living room furniture for his new condo that he just closed on this past week. I had recommended him checking out Furniture Row since we had been so happy with all of our purchases there (our living room set and our bedroom set are from there). I had planned on just "looking" at dining room sets to see if there was anything that I liked. I've been wanting to get a set for our dining room but have been having a hard time finding a set where I like both the table/chairs and the matching hutch/china cabinet/server. So, we get to chattanooga and a few hours later, we are the proud owners of a new china cabinet, table, and 8 chairs (plenty of room for friends and family). The best part is that it includes a 20" leaf, so we can leave it small for just us (seats 6) or expand it to make room for 8 people. I FINALLY found a set where I like everything in the set AND is affordable! :)

The best part is that not only did I get $120 off the regular price for the table and chairs, but I also got the china cabinet for HALF price! Yes...I said HALF price :) (can you tell I'm excited???). They had a china cabinet in the showroom that said final clearance and was marked down about $250 off the orignal price. The three display lights aren't working (but we're hoping are an easy and quick fix). I found a few very minor marks on the wood and asked if the clearance price reflected those. He told me he could come down about another $150, but when I went to check out...he discounted it another $100 on top of the other it to us for $500 off!!! I can't wait to get it :) :) I will finally have a place to store and display all of our wedding china, crystal, and a few decorative pieces :)

Here are some pics from the website and the store!!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

This Weekend's Project...

My sister's bachelorette party and bridal shower are being held at our house in a week and a half and we still have a ton of things we hope to get done. I'll try to post as many pictures of the small projects we have lined up. The big project that we're hoping to tackle this weekend is building a cornice box for our dining room windows. Here is a picture of what we're hoping to make. We'll most likely use white sheers behind the cornice box.

Monday, May 24, 2010

We Have New Cabinets!

Yesterday, my dad came over and helped Tom and me install our new laundry room cabinets! They're sooo pretty :) We still have one cabinet to install but that is only because when we went to unpack the last cabinet, we noticed a huge crack in the side. Since Home Depot no longer carries these particular cabinets in stock, they have to special order us a new one...which will be 3-4 weeks before we can pick it up :(

See the crack?? :(

Here are some before and after pics...

Before....all of our junk out for everyone to see...

More junk out in the open

Now the junk is gone...but time for the shelves to come down.

YAY! New cabinets!

I think they're so pretty :)