Our Home

Welcome to our beautiful home on the corner of Main St.

Kevin and I fell in love with this 1920’s colonial the moment we saw it on-line, we put an offer in a few short days later, and we waited eight months to get the offer accepted by the bank (read a little more about the beginning here)!  We are so happy we waited, and it was well worth the wait.

Here is how our lovely home looked when we moved in:

snow covered house

February 2011

And more recently:

Come inside and see the foyer…


We haven’t done anything to the foyer as of yet.  You can see one of our three beautiful vintage chandeliers here.

To the right is our living room (which is also how it was when we moved in):

Our Living Room

We have a lot to do in the living room…all in due time I suppose.

To the left of the entryway is the dining room (read more here and here):

"dining room"

Looking into dining room from foyer, taken when we moved in

All we have done in this room is add some chairs:

wood table and white chairs

The Current Dining Room

Hopefully we will be painting and putting up molding very soon!

Next is the kitchen…which needs a lot of work also:


Eating Area

The eating area overlooks the sunroom (you can see the old window treatment in there that are falling down…oops).  Here is what the sunroom looked like when we moved in:

Sunroom BEFORE

The above photo was taken right before we took up that DIRTY carpet (yuck).  And here is what was underneath:

Lovely "wood" tile

After painting and a new carpet, the current room can be seen here (definitely a blank canvas):

bright sunroom

Our Sunny Room, Almost AFTER!

On the first floor we also have a 1/2 bath that we painted “Sea View” Blue:

"half bath before"

1/2 Bath BEFORE

"Benjamin Moore Sea View Bathroom"

1/2 Bath AFTER

Now we can head upstairs…

Upstairs and another beautiful chandelier...

Here is our smallest bedroom (which you can read about here and here):


"office and craft room"

Office & Craft Room AFTER

And here is the second bedroom/guest room (another work in progress):

Black bed guest room

Our Guest Room

And it’s current state (with a little bit of color):

Bright Green Bed

Here is our full bathroom (read about that here, here, and here)…

"ivory and green bathroom"

Bathroom BEFORE

Brown Bathroom

Bathroom AFTER

And lastly, here is our Master Bedroom (read about that here, here, here, and here) {which is Almost done}:


"gray bedroom" " four poster bed"

Almost AFTER

And so concludes our tour 🙂   Please check back often to see what we update/change next!


7 Responses to “Our Home”

  1. US October 27, 2011 at 7:21 pm #

    Beautiful home! Love, love, love the built-ins in the dining room.They just don’t make homes with charm like this anymore!

    • cornerofmain October 27, 2011 at 10:52 pm #

      Thank you! I do love those china cabinets! =)

  2. trish Meyers November 9, 2011 at 5:07 pm #

    Love the paint colors for the master bedroom. Of course I love your light fixtures!

  3. Abby November 15, 2011 at 1:13 pm #

    Gorgeous home with so much character! LOVE it! I bet it’s so much fun decorating for the holidays! 🙂

    • cornerofmain November 15, 2011 at 8:01 pm #

      Thank you Abby =) And thanks for stopping by!

  4. britt@knewlywifed November 30, 2011 at 12:14 pm #

    Beautiful house you have! It is so charming! Dining room is my favorite. I’m a sucker for built-in china cabinets 🙂

  5. jlee5879 December 2, 2011 at 4:17 pm #

    Beautiful! I love old houses!! I have an old cape cod but not decorated nearly as cute! I may have to hire you!!! LOL

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