The countdown is on

Three weeks from today, we load up everything we own and move across the river.

Three weeks.

We haven’t really collected any boxes, or bought supplies, or started packing, but we’ve already started decorating.

I picked up a teak table and chairs on Kijiji for next to nothing, and found the most adorable fabric to reupholster the chairs from New Mom Designs on Etsy.


We’re picking up the new couch this weekend (whoops, should really book the truck now….), found the exact lamp I’d wanted ON SALE, and then came across this room in my new September 2012 issue of Style at Home that pretty much contained all the pieces of furniture and accessories that were in my old moodboard.


The only thing I’d been questioning is the coffee table, and whether I wanted something a little softer to balance all of the angular furniture, but this layout makes me think the original idea is still pretty great.

And did I mention that our super awesome landlord is installing marble tiles in the upstairs bath this week? Life is pretty sweet… or it will be after the actual moving part of the move!


Let the planning begin!

On Friday, Nick from RJ’s Moving came in to assess the contents of the townhouse and firm up the moving date.

August 23rd, people, seven weeks from tomorrow.

I’m beyond excited.

My current landlord has been given their two months’ notice, the new lease has been signed, and J&C have graciously let us measure the rooms so that we could start planning.

I wasn’t kidding about the planning.


The only problem with the plan is that the most of this furniture needs to be purchased.

If anyone wants to buy a kidney, please let me know.