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Master Bedroom Update – 11/24/2018

11/24/2018 –  Received the gray duvet cover and matched it with the new ultrasoft furry throw from At Home. The Taupe is just perfect against all these colors and somehow it all works together. The room has that cozy laid back and soothing feeling. But it also brought to light that this bed is in […]

Master Bedroom Window Treatments

Window Treatments Color Pallete: Neutral Cozy Theme: Cozy, Oasis Got lucky on an Amazon Deal of the day on Taupe Curtains. They work with the colors of the fabric panels for the bed. Sheers & Curtain Rods: Found in the basement. Double Rod. 1st Rod Sheers, 2nd Rod Taupe Panels   Before       […]

05/26/2018 – Family Area Evolution – Remove the padding and the baby gates

Family Room – Making Room for Baby

Villa Solita – Basement Evolution

The basement in our Eastman unit was partially finished.                             April 2014 – Basement     This was the original configuration we set up the basement after the move. Bare in mind that there was a lot to get through and we […]

Villa Solita – Family Area Evolution – Dinnette & Family Room

Per the original floor plan from for our model home, the two spaces connected to the kitchen are known as the dinette and the family room. Together these two rooms make up the family area. This space has gone through an interesting evolution in the first year and a half.                 […]

Nursery Wall Art Part 1 – Crib and Dresser Wall

It’s time to start planning some wall decor. To start here are some photos. Supplies – Already Purchased    

Sprinkler System – Installed!

With home ownership comes responsibilities! NVHomes came through and installed our lawn and flower beds now that the weather is warmer and the ground has thawed. We were instructed to make sure that we water our lawn and flower beds, and we got tired of the manual method very quickly. Instead, we were the first […]

Villa Solita Gym

Health and Fitness is important important part of the Solita lifestyle. While Sol prefers Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Gita still prefers her heavy duty Elliptical and gym equipment. We both found a great compromise when we decided to set up a small home gym in a spare bedroom. It currently has the Total Gym XLS and […]

Window Treatments!

After waiting several weeks, our beautiful window treatments have been installed! We selected the Hunter Douglas Pirouette collection blinds with the 5″ panel width. We decided to not go too bold on the color or the treatments so that we have flexibility with decorating / painting the room later on. Photos to come!

Utility Room – Transformed into Hobby / Craft Room

Its always a great feeling when your old furniture works in your new homes. We have had these ClosetMaid modular shelves for years! Half of them were purchase new, and the other half were an impulse buy at a garage sale or Craigslist adventure. Over the years these shelves have made their way from apartment rental, […]

Automatic Spice Rack

Adventures of the Solita family!