I feel so lucky to be so in love with our new home! One day during our house hunt, I was driving around with my mom and she told me to turn on a street that she had always loved.

There was a house for sale and I looked it up on my phone using the Realtor.com app. I fell in love! That evening, my husband said he found a house that he loved online and it turned out to be the same house! We set up a time to see it and seriously felt like it was meant to be our home but since we were still in the closing process of our house in Chicago there was nothing we could do.

So we kept looking but nothing seemed to compare. Then, it went off the market. I was a little depressed for a couple of days and my husband kept telling me that something else would come up.

We finally closed on our house in Chicago and not long after my husband woke me up in the morning to tell me our realtor (who was AMAZING!) emailed to say that it was back on the market. Hooray! We went to look at it again and I tried to be critical to make sure that it was THE ONE. It was! 🙂

We put in an offer and it was accepted! It is quirky, needs a little work and is in a great neighborhood which are all things we were hoping for. Here are some before photos of the inside:

Entry way.

Living room plus fireplace. I love how open it is! The previous owners had a pool table under those fans but we are making that space our living room. Plus, now I have room to host yoga classes at home! (more…)