Happy Friday! It’s a dark and rainy day so far but it hasn’t kept my spirits down. How can you be sad when it’s oh so close to being the weekend? Rain also means that we can take a break from outdoor work and focus on getting the inside sorted out. We’ve lived at the farmhouse for almost two months and there are still rooms that we haven’t touched since that first weekend we moved in. When the weather has been so good, we want to get out and enjoy it while working outside, but rain is a good thing too!
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I would love to be able to keep him, but for a number of reasons we can’t. I’m still looking for a good home for him and have had a couple of people interested in him. It will be hard to say goodbye, but I don’t have much choice here. I guess it’s part of life as a chicken owner!
Couch Hunting: A couple of years ago we got this gently used sofa couch and while it wasn’t what I would have picked for our living room, it worked for what we needed it for. It’s seen better days now with numerous tears from the dogs (Whiskey went through a shredding phase on the arms), it pills like crazy and the seat cushions are so beaten down now that you can actually feel the bed frame below. The time has come to look for a replacement.
I’m looking for a large sectional to fit the room, with a durable and machine washable slipcover, that isn’t ridiculously expensive. Easier said than done.
So far the top contender is the Karlstad from IKEA. I like how Young House Love painted the feet a different colour and I think we could really make it work in our space. I’ve read good reviews about it’s durability and comfort, but we still need to trek to IKEA to do a real seat test and make sure it’s the right look and feel we’re going for. If you have any suggestions of good places to shop for couches, please leave them in the comments below!
Have an awesome weekend!!