Monday, December 14, 2009

Mom’s New Home Tour – Part 1

As I promised in my previous post….today is the day that you all get to see some of Mom’s new home.  We still have alot to get decorated, but it is slowly getting done.  I try to go over a couple times a week to just help her decorate, but she has so much stuff that it gets overwhelming.  Anyway, here are some pictures to start with.  We will start in the kitchen, but be aware that this room isn’t totally finished yet.  We still need to work on decorating the top of her cabinets and there are a few things that she still wants to hang, but here is just a taste.  Enjoy!!


It is definitely taking shape.  She had her light above the island put in.  Doesn’t it look beautiful?  She is going to change her curtains above the kitchen sink as well.  Vickie from North Shore Primitives is making them and I must say that they are real cute and very prim!  I still need to finish putting some of the knobs on the cabinet doors and drawers, but we are slowly getting there.  Here are some items that are around Mom’s kitchen.  Just some of her cute decorations.  Don’t you love her dried apples and I totally love her old keg.  She put an old flour sifter in the top and filled it with artificial potatoes and garlic and an old antique scoop.  Great idea – huh?

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Her family room isn’t totally done yet, but I will show you a little bit of it.  More to come so stay tuned!

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Don’t you love Mom’s tree?  It is just like mine…..we bought them at North Shore Primitives.  The neat thing about Mom’s tree is that she has old cross stitched pillows on her tree.  Yep, she cross stitched each and every pillow.  Here is a close up of those.  I love them because they were made by her!!  Yep… I am being sentimental again (lol).

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Aren’t they great?  My Mom was always into cross stitching.  She could stitch for hours and hours.  Here are some Christmas pillows that she made.  I just love these as well.

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Let’s take a look at her dining room.  Shall we?  This is pretty close to being finished.

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Here is her front room.  This room is completed, but we are still trying to figure out how to hide those nasty electric cords.  Geesh, those things are so unsightly.

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Here is her hallway, entry way and half bath.  Hope you are enjoying the tour.

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Well, I think I have posted every single picture that I took.  We hope you enjoyed the tour of Mom’s New Home!  I will keep you posted on Part 2.  Until Next Time ~ I will leave you with this picture of Mom’s front door.  Isn’t it too cute? 


Prim Blessings,

Mom (Sandy) and Lisa


carolyn@primitive~devotion said...

Everything looks awesome! It must be so nice to make a fresh start in a new home. I'm sure it seems overwhelming at times, but so worth it.
I know this Christmas is going to be wonderful for you & your family.
Have a great week!

Linda said...

Lisa...........I can't believe how much you have finished in such a short amount of time. I know your Mom must be pleased with the results.
Everything looks beautiful.
Have a good day.

basketsnprims said...

Beautiful, Lisa. I love your mom's home & you two have added the perfect touches.

Jody said...

Very pretty her cabinettable nezt to her couch! Very it!

Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

Just beautiful Lisa, you did such a good job on the kitchen cabinets! Love all your mom's prims!
Glad she is near you now what a great Christmas this will be for both of you!
Love those ladder back chairs too:)

Grammy Linda / Behind My Red Door said...

Lisa - THANK YOU for not making us wait all day. Please tell your mom her home is gorgeous!! I love what I see so far. The red in the kitchen is wonderful with all her prims. You are so good for helping her so much!!

While this idea doesn't totally hide cord because sometimes the plusg just are not in the right place, if you get some extensions cords in white or beige, and wrap up the dark cords so they are hidden behind the furniture, at least where the cord has to go across an expanse of wall, it is not nearly as noticebale as the dark ones.

In the picture with the window and the two lights in the window for instance, if you ran a light colored extension to behind the cupboard then the two window lights and the lamp could be pluggeed in there and be much less noticeable.

You and your mom should start a Picture Trail album with your pictures!!

LeeHillPrimitives said...

Simply Beautiful. Always is a pleasure to see her pictures. Just prim perfect.

janie said...

Wow, it all looks so wonderful. You are a great daughter, Janie

Janet - underthewillow said...

What fabulous eye candy! Thank you so much for sharing those pics and a big thank you to your Mom for allowing us into her home! It's wonderful!!

Merry Christmas!

Pam said...

Thank you for sharing pics of your moms home...I really enjoyed the tour! Your mom has so many nice prims...I love all of her light fixtures & her curtains are primtastic! I'm sure you are having loads of fun helping your mom with her new home! I am looking forward to part 2!!!

Lisa said...

Oh my goodness. It looks so amazing. Love it!!!

Kath ~★The Olde Weeping Cedar ★~ said...

WOW! Great job, girls! Everything looks wonderful...what a beautiful home...the kitchen looks fanstastic, Lisa :)
All your mom's touches (and yours) are perfect...from the lighting to the gatherings...Love it all :)
Thanks for the tour of you mom's's so pretty!

Have a great week!

Craftyperson said...

Everything looks so amazing....You two make a perfect team...Thank you for sharing your mom's prim home...Just beautiful...


Susannah said...

Hi Lisa and Sandy....What a beautiful tour...full of prim, prim, prim. I so enjoyed looking at those wonderful pictures. I hope more keep coming.


Sherri/Here Goes My Life said...

HI Lisa, OMG it looks awesome. Her dining room is my favorite. You did a great job.Thanks so much for sharing her beautiful home.

Anonymous said...

I loved the tour so much, everything is just beautiful, thank you SO much for sharing the pictures with us and I cant wait to see more~!!Darla

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

am totally in love with your moms every bit of it.and love her kitchen..great job in decorating..:) can't wait to see part 2..

Tammy ~ A Primitive Place said...

Oh My goodness Lisa!!
Everything looks AWESOME!!!
And that kitchen.... DROOL!!!!

You 2 should be very proud!!!
I loved seeing the photos. Great job!!

In His service, Anne said...

Looks great and alot of hard work paid off! Im sure your mom is happy to be so near to you. Tell her Merry Christmas from me!

Carla said...

It looks great! Thank you so much for sharing pictures of your Mom's home. She has so many wonderful things, esp. lamps. Love you have done so far and looking forward to more.

Sherrie said...

Oh Lisa, what a great job you and your Mom have done. It is amazing how quickly ya'll have made the transition from house to home. It is all so prim-perfect!!! She really has quite a collection of goodies!! Wish I could drop in for a cup of hot cider and enjoy all the festive decorating. When you finish part 2, hope you both can sit back and enjoy all the fruits of your labor!! Thanks for sharing my dear friends!!! Hugs Sherrie

Anonymous said...

I love your mom's home! It is just beautiful!! I love her helps me see what mine will look like if I can ever finish painting my cabinets red. The plan is to finish it after the holidays.
Have a great week, my prim friend.

millerhomestead said...

Your mom's new house looks great. Everything is prim and pretty! God bless, Jamie

the primitive country bug said...

Wow! Everything looks fantastic! I just love the color you painted her cabinets. They really came out great! I so wish my hubby would let me paint ours. I'm still workin' on him.
Your mom must be thrilled living so close to you now and getting all that help from you setting up home. It's looking cozy and wonderful.
Hugs & blessings to you~ Birgit

american girl primitives said...

Kudos to you and your mom you both have done a wonderful job! I know it's not easy to set up house especially around the holidays.


In Primitive Thymes said...

Loved the tour of your mom's house. It's decorated beautifully. You certainly have an eye for decorating. Where did your mom get her curtains at? I love them.

And that Christmas tree....awesome! Thanks for sharing your pics. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.

Wanda/Ridge Farm Nesting Place said...

Lisa you never disapoint!! Love your Mom's home...everything is beautiful and love the Christmas decorations. Love those trees!!!

What fun you 2 must be having :)
Thanks for sharing!
Have a great week!



UPON A HILL said...

Mom's house is gorgeous! You must had so much fun helping her decorate.

Duck Creek Primitives said...

Lisa..Your Mom's home looks awesome...You did such an amazing job on the cabinets and I love the color. Enjoy the holidays with your sweet Mom. Happy Holidays to you and yours. Marsha

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