Between snowfalls and bouts of chilly rain, there comes an inevitable sun break. I love how much you appreciate the simplicity of light scattered among the days of dappled grey.
Updates on the house...
It will take a series of posts to fully explain our journey in refinishing the floors. They represent such a key element in our renovation - and selecting the ideal finish for them has not been simple. But we are very close to finalizing them (waiting for one new product to arrive).
Until then, we will turn our focus to paint. I have begun a search for the best no-VOC interior paints. My key criteria are that the paint doesn't compromise indoor air quality, that the paint is durable and that the paint looks beautiful. Most companies have their own color palette, but can also match the color of the other paint companies.
Other upcoming decisions include choosing a bathtub and sink for our downstairs bathroom. We spent a few hours last night searching together online (which can be a dizzying endeavor). In the end, we decided that we would instead visit various showrooms so that experts could help guide us to the right products. Also, we want to be certain that the products we select 'match.' In our first house (our farmhouse), we learned that white porcelain comes in several shades. Our bathtub was a brilliant white, but the first sink we purchased looked amazingly grey - especially since it was close to the bathtub.
We were able to exchange it for something else but we learned our lesson about the complexities of