Cutest, most welcoming, homey house ever. This is our old house in West Des Moines. It had the best trees! Perfect for tree-loving me! (and you can’t even see the giant blue spruce behind the red maple. It’s equally as beautiful!)
I loved the cobblestone walkway my honey put in !! (maybe at the next house, someday?) I just don’t think it matches our current house…
Still warm and cozy-looking, even in the middle of winter!
Again, it was all Scott! He put in the blue lights and painted the geometric design on the wall and it looks awesome! (that was before I knew I could help with stuff like that…)
Love the lights under the upper cabinets!
There’s the giant Blue Spruce tree!
This is the laundry room. Yep we over-personalized this house. Made it exactly to our liking. It might have kept us from selling it as quickly as we could have, but it was so worth it to have a house, top-to-bottom “US”!
The other side of the laundry room. I love this picture because you can see cloth diapers, hanging to dry!
Perfect, private, just-big-enough-for-everything backyard!
Our little, tiny boys preferred this half of the backyard…
pretty walk and gate that lead to the backyard…
Formal living room, which we lovingly referred to as the “coffee room”.
The family room, where we mostly hung out. I will never own another house without a fireplace. I miss that fireplace SO MUCH! Lots of Miss Spider, Teletubbies and Barney played on that television! And in this shot, do you see what’s going on beyond the sliding glass door? Scott’s next project, already in progress…
The last remodeling project that we completed before quickly moving to Nebraska to be closer to an (at the time) ailing Umpa… Scott converted the screened in porch into a studio for me and it WAS GORGEOUS – EXACTLY ME!
I didn’t get to spend near enough time in this room! LOVE that blue accent wall!
Another one of my favorite spots. I’ve always loved just hanging out in the boys’ rooms, with all their stuff around me. I’d stand at their window, watching for Scott to come home from work many evenings…
I just felt like reminiscing today. I know Scott will love seeing all these pictures together. We miss our time in Iowa and our friends there. We miss our beautiful little house. It was a great place to be!