A Baby Shower

Since my last post Michael & I had a nice little vacation at our family home in the Florida Keys (aka paradise).  It was a wonderful little break from the craziness of our renovation.  I will post more about our trip later, but today I wanted to share some pictures from a baby shower that my mother in law and I hosted for our dear friends.  They are the first ones to have a baby out of our close friends and will be welcoming a sweet little boy into this world early September.  I had so much fun designing & creating all of the decor from invitations to banners & a mason jar filled beverage station.
{invitations I created with my silhouette cameo}
{"sweet sweet baby" banner & tissue pom poms}

{mason jar beverage station}
{cake & utensils in mason jars}
Little baby Stowell we cannot wait to meet you!


Master Bath Textiles

I have a serious love for marble, however my budget does not allow for me to have a marble filled home.  Don't get me wrong, there will still be a lot of my favorite stone, but I am just trying to think a little outside of the box.  I have finally decided on all of the textiles for the master bath, and I think it is going to turn out beautiful.  I am going for the feel of a clean & coastal retreat.

{Master Bath Layout: "L" shape is the vanity, toilet is in the lower right corner, shower is in the back corner & the door is in the upper left corner}
{18x18 shell stone on the floors, taupe cabinets, pebbles on the shower floor & white subway in a herringbone pattern on the shower walls}

So excited for all of this to be installed along with my rain shower!



We completed demo on Saturday!  That must be a record...three days to demo 2 bathrooms and a kitchen, which might I add are made with plaster walls and over an inch thick.  Our home was built in 1936 and they knew how to build a home.  The walls are thick, the structure is sturdy & the attention to detail is amazing!  So here is to gutting all of the ugly finishes, so that the beautiful details can be more appreciated.
{Making room for a larger master bath}
{Master Bath...All the green tile is gone}
{No more pink in the guest bath}
{Before: Wall between the dining room & the kitchen}
{Alli Rae taking the wall down}
{After: Yes, I chose to take down the wall with the electrical...making it a tad bit more difficult}
{After: Bare bones in the kitchen}

Now that demo is done we the guys have moved on to plumbing and electrical, all the stuff that is important, as I am picking out all of the pretty finishes, which I think is most important. ;)