Friday, August 22, 2008

Finally, take a peek at our new place !

My husband and I moved recently to Montreal, in the Rosemont - Petite Patrie area. We love our new place. It's very quiet (In a cul-de-sac, so not many cars passing by.) and we just feel really good living there. It's our home !

We're getting installed slowly, we've been there since August 1rst. We were able to get rid of a lot of boxes, but couldn't empty them all, since we were waiting for my dad to fix some little things and put some shelves on the wall. I went to IKEA last week, on shopping spree, too ! I bought the Expedit shelf units as well as the Kasset boxes made to fit on those shelf units. I also bought a living room table (Lack series, in birch tint) and wall shelves. This looks really nice, and I used the Expedit units to store my jewelry supplies as well as my paint and other fine art supplies. Clears off some space =)

My husband took some pictures of our place a week ago, they're blurry and dark, but I thought I'd put them up here before we get better pictures. The rooms are still a bit messy due to the boxes, but once everything is in place, I will take better photos and post them here.

So, here's our kitchen. Brand new appliances, Frigidaire brand ! You can't see the washer dryer set, but they're the front load type, and they're stacked. These are Inglis brand, working wonderfully, making washing and drying easy enough for my hubs to do. (That's a good thing. Will he do it though ?)

That's the left side of our living room. Notice the boxes on the ground near the bookshelf. That's gone now. I'll put all my scrapbooking stash in the little rubbermaid rolling cart placed between the TV and the computer desk. That's 2 or 3 boxes gone by the beginning of next week. I jsut can't wait, since we don't know where to walk without knocking our knees on something.

Now that's the right side of our living room, with the nice IKEA standing lamp that we got for reaaaaaaaaaaally cheap ! (19.99CAD) and our gorgeous sofa. Aaaaaaaaah the sofa. My favorite sitting thing in the whole house. It is comfy enough so I can fall asleep on it while watching TV !

Oh, and have you noticed the bamboo curtains ? They look soooo nice ! The only negative point about them is that we see-through a bit at night, so we can't really get changed in the middle of the room, if you get what I mean. But it's ok, we have a separation between our room and the living room that we set up so it's no longer a problem. (It's a double living room. They used to build houses that way a lot in the 20s and 30s here.)

I would gladly include photos of the bathroom, but it's not painted yet. It's going to be aqua blue and white, to match the shower curtains I got at Home Outfitters. (Photos coming soon, you'll see what I'm talking about !)

Wow, I wrote a novel. Almost.


Ashley said...

Ohh, lovely home!

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