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We got our favorite West Elm catalog in the mail and I about FELL OVER!
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“That’s our house!!” I screamed to Mark.
I mean…it’s what our house will eventually be!
You can’t tell from the outside right now, but this home we’re renovating is a beautiful Victorian that screams old school grandeur.
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Mark and I have more of a modern, casual style.
So…as soon as I saw this catalogue picture…I knew instantly that’s how we’ll decorate the inside.
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See the big windows and the crown molding? That’s exactly what we have.
We also have original wood floors and a large entryway.
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I absolutely love how they combined the Victorian features with modern furniture and splashes of color!
Even though we are not even close to that yet…it’s nice to have a visual image to work toward and get excited for!
Right now, the only visuals we have are dirty construction sites…
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And crumbling brick interiors!
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Hopefully we’ll finish this passion project before Henry graduates college! 😉
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An Emmy award-winning journalist and TV host, Courtney Brennan has galvanized a huge online community around her very real and raw stories of #MomLife! A published writer, speaker and influencer, Courtney has become a strong and vocal supporter for mothers and families. You can follow her at @itscourtneybrennan on Instagram and @CourtneyBrennanTV on Facebook where she shares the realness that is #WorkingMomLife, her home renovations and those ever-important #OOTD More about me »