Thursday, January 29, 2009

on a budget

People say you can't get much for a dollar anymore. Well, apparently you can get these three flowers and a sweet potato. A banner day at the farmers' market. But, I am not complaining because there is nothing better than roasted sweet potatoes.

SO...yesterday the contractor put his finishing touches on the apartment. Yes people, he really is done! He swept up all the sawdust and paint chips and put my extra keys in an envelope on the kitchen counter (the brand new kitchen counter). And now the rest is left to me ~ priming, painting, organizing. And decorating. Yikes. I splurged on a gorgeous granite countertop and built-in bookcases, so everything else needs to be done on a serious budget. I sort of enjoy restrictions like that though, and I think I will take a page from David Mlinaric ~ keep it simple.

7 comments:

Style Court said...

Definitely on the same wave length! Excited to see the place come together. Enjoy!

pve design said...

...and I was just going to say that Style Court was raised with similar values.
Often restrictions force us to appreciate the simple things which truly not only add beauty but taste. Money cannot buy taste.
They say.

G. said...

Can't wait to see the result!

Sarah said...

you are a lucky lady! how much fun you'll have

Sabina said...

That is wonderful!! I would love to see photos of the finished product!

JR said...

I too would love to see photos of your kitchen, rest of your new home - now and as your decorating continues.

kathleen said...

Built-in bookcases. How wonderful. Sounds like you will have a lot of fun with your newly remodeled apartment.