My name is Georgina. I am Australian. I recently relocated to Greenwich CT after 6 years living in New York City. I live with my partner John and our two sweet girls - 3 year old Charlotte and baby Alexandra. Oh, and let's not forget the fur-baby Winston. Welcome to my corner of the internet. I hope you brought cake.

Georgie Girl

Flowers :: Impatiens

BEFORE (May 2013) ::

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DURING (May 2013) ::

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AFTER (May 2013)::

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AFTER (July 2013) ::

It’s not perfect. But I love it.

Before and After: CHARLOTTE’S BEDROOM

Technically it’s not finished because it still needs a rug but I suspect no room will ever feel finished so here are some before and afters. Charlotte was upgraded to a “big girl” bedroom so that her furniture could be moved into Alex’s bedroom. I really wanted a bedroom that wasn’t too girly or childish. And after the pepto-pink paint we had in her NYC bedroom I found myself avoiding that color entirely. I’d also love to get some of the dolls and teddies out of here for a cleaner look but I have to make some concessions for my 2 year old who loves to have her ‘friends’ nearby!


BEFORE

I can’t decide what I like more - the beach towel curtains or the rug pad with no rug!

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AFTER

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THE DETAILS

I tried to be as detailed as possible. I did so much research and got lots of inspiration online and it drove me mad when I found something I liked and there was no link or explanation of where it was from.

Before and After: KITCHEN

The first before and after! A whole 4 months after we moved in.

The kitchen is not exactly our style. It’s a bit traditional for my liking. I would love to switch out the cabinetry handles and put in a steel hood above the stove but it rates very low on the never ending priority list.

So in other words we really didn’t do anything to the kitchen other than paint it. But I do think the charcoal paint made a huge difference to the overall look.

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THE DETAILS

Paint: Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal

If I didn’t need a home office (see below) I would totally make it a reading nook like this. Love.

If I didn’t need a home office (see below) I would totally make it a reading nook like this. Love.

Now that the children’s bedrooms are almost complete I am turning my attention to this nook on the third floor that will become my little at home office area. John already has his office set up at the other end of the room. I will be hitting up Pinterest for decorating ideas. (Taken with Instagram)

Now that the children’s bedrooms are almost complete I am turning my attention to this nook on the third floor that will become my little at home office area. John already has his office set up at the other end of the room. I will be hitting up Pinterest for decorating ideas. (Taken with Instagram)

The window treatments in our bedroom are so fancy. Made from Charlotte’s art paper + plumbers tape.

I took a bunch of ‘before pictures’ of the entire house this week. It’s going to take a long while before everything is done but I will share before and after pics as we go.

The window treatments in our bedroom are so fancy. Made from Charlotte’s art paper + plumbers tape.

I took a bunch of ‘before pictures’ of the entire house this week. It’s going to take a long while before everything is done but I will share before and after pics as we go.

When I got pregnant with Baby2 we made a decision to stay put in the city until at least 6 months after the birth. But then a few weeks ago we drove out to Connecticut to look at a house. Just for fun. Then we looked at a few more houses in a neighboring town. Just for fun. And then somehow it all snowballed into buying one of the houses. We are officially moving to Greenwich, Connecticut in July! 

(This is a pic of the family room which is my favorite room in the entire house.)

When I got pregnant with Baby2 we made a decision to stay put in the city until at least 6 months after the birth. But then a few weeks ago we drove out to Connecticut to look at a house. Just for fun. Then we looked at a few more houses in a neighboring town. Just for fun. And then somehow it all snowballed into buying one of the houses. We are officially moving to Greenwich, Connecticut in July!

(This is a pic of the family room which is my favorite room in the entire house.)

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