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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Zoysia – It’s Not Just For the Golf Course!

Zoysia ( /ˈzɔɪziə/)[2] is a genus of creeping grasses native to southeast and east Asia (north to China and Japan) and Australasia. These species, commonly called zoysia or zoysiagrass, are found in coastal areas or grasslands. The genus is named after the Austrian botanist Karl von Zois. (Thank you Wikipedia) So what does this mean to…

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The Evolution of a Living Room

I’m so glad that I’ve taken so many pictures of our house before we start changing each room.  I was digging through my iPhoto Library and found a ton of photos of our house in various stages of completion.  Jake and I started making this house our home together when he moved in December 2008…

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Living Room – Edison Light Fixture

Let’s start small.  A simple light fixture.  We had been drooling over a light fixture such as the Edison Chandelier from Pottery Barn for awhile.  Loved the chandelier, didn’t love it’s almost $400 price tag (though it’s currently on sale for $299.99). As usual, we had the ‘we can make that’ mentality and went off…

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