It’s official, the house I was dreaming of is ours. We have signed on the dotted line and we are now just patiently waiting for it to be built. I’ve dreamed of decorating our own home for years now. We done little bits in our flat but when it’s not your own, it’s just not the same.
Since finding out the house was ours I’ve scoured the internet, blogs, Pinterest (mostly Pinterest), and interior design magazines for inspiration. I’m so ready to get my claws into some decorating and soon I’ll be able to. I thought I’d share with you all my dream ideas for each room in our new house.
Let’s start with the kitchen, the heart of the home. Somewhere I imagine us all congregating as a family with dogs pattering around our feet and food filling the house with delicious scents. Somewhere I will eventually serve Christmas dinner for my whole family.
Our kitchen is at the front of the house and so it will be the first room you enter when you walk in. I can already see Luca walking through the door with his school bag, taking a seat at the island in the middle of the kitchen for his after school snack, whilst I cook tea and listen to stories about his day. That’s assuming we’ve moved on from his “nothing” answers.
I can see us eating breakfast together on a Sunday morning as the sun streams in through the bay window where our table will be. The radio on in the background and plans being made for the day. Continue reading