bar cart inspiration.

ever since moving into our new place, I have been craving [yes, again] a bar cart. there is nothing more adult/1920’s about ..‘can I pour you a drink?’. 

so [J] & I gathered some inspiration. and began building our cart. [hint: ‘bar cart’ on pinterest leads to an array of ideas].

here are the tops.

bamboo bar cart

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bar car blue glasses

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I cannot wait to share our finished cart with you next week.

complete with vodka. lemons. and bottle openers.

[isn’t decorating so much fun?]

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the week in photos.

friday is upon us.

& you survived valentine’s day. congrats ;)

we have officially spent an entire week in our new home. it was magical. we’re pretty much ‘settled in’ ..except for our office. there is something so daunting about going through boxes & boxes of paper. I know I’ll feel better once it’s done, it’s the starting that’s difficult.

zebra

[she’s from {ikea}. & surprisingly, [J] picked her out].

dining room home slash frat house

[magnetic canisters from {ikea}].

lunch time nyc into our new home

[from {ikea}. clearly we love it there].

repurposed cabinet door

[we got the cabinet door at {ikea} for $3.oo. & the handles we already had. we’re contemplating painting it. what do you think?]

taco johns

it’s our first des moines weekend.

[not a clue what’s in store].

whatever you have planned: enjoy!

do something spontaneous. [that’s my goal].

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engagement party.

not mine, obviously. ;)

two days after moving to des moines, IA ..we headed back to chicago. to celebrate the engagement of [J]’s sister, Jen & her fiance, Ryan.

we also got a chance to meet up with a friend for lunch. and …take a trip to ikea. it’s the happiest place on earth. we found some gems. [I’ll be sharing].

the party was beautiful. & so much fun.

SONY DSCSONY DSCSONY DSC SONY DSC SONY DSCSONY DSCSONY DSC SONY DSCSONY DSCSONY DSCcurly hair[curly hair. I care].

faux grass [I’ve been dying for a pot of faux grass. thanks to ikea & [J] ..my dreams have come true].

moving purse[J] & I had the best weekend. but we could not wait to get back to our new place ..& finish unpacking. I am happy to say, we’re almost done. and so excited.

[plus: as of this morning ..we have internet].

thank you all for the well-wishes. moving is not fun, but worth it in the end.

let our next chapter begin.

[tomorrow: a few last minute valentine’s day ideas].

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