This morning was the first time we have been to a new church in 11 years. To be honest, it wasn't really that weird or awkward. It was almost like a breath of fresh air. We went to a really young church this morning. It was really nice but most likely is not the church we will call home. The pastor was awesome, 35 years old and the congregation was filled with young couples and babies. There were about 30 other friends there from our old church, so that was comforting. We're really excited to see where God is going to take us. We're learning to be open and willing to try new places. It is weird and sad when we look back at what an awesome church we had-but it was very clear that we were not supposed to be there anymore. We look back and are thankful but we're focused on the road ahead and are excited.
Remember that one time my husband bought a tv wall mount and then I decided we needed a new tv stand? And then it made me realize our dark furniture would look way better if I lightened it up? And then it was time to get rid of the old dark throw pillows and dark rug? And then all of a sudden that fireplace looked so out of place. So we gutted it. All because we put the tv on the wall! Here’s a little walk down our DIY family room makeover. Before . I started with this old corner cabinet that i got for free years ago and painted chocolate brown. I dusted her off and went to town with chalk paint. Then I got rid of the old dark rug and started changing out our throw pillows. Then it was onto the fireplace. Before Chris took out part of the wood floor to extend the floor of the tiny fireplace. We also cleaned out the fireplace and sprayed it with cream paint that can withstand 1,200 degree temperatures. And then we sucked out the old volcano rock and put in this fire glass fr