The Wood Floors Are Done!

I can’t believe how much work has been done at the new house in just a week’s time!! Literally, in a matter of days this place feels like a totally different place. The wood floors were installed this week and they look SO.GOOD. They’re about 85% done at this point, so I wanted to share a few photos so you can see how things are coming along. This floor is exactly what I envisioned in this space from the first time I walked through the front door. I wanted a light, airy feel and that’s exactly what I got with this hardwood!! Here’s how it looked before:

And how it looks now:



Such a huge change, right?! I can’t get over the difference. The whole place feels brighter and so much bigger. And if you followed along as I was searching for the perfect floor, you know I looked all over for WEEKS before finding this floor at Home Depot of all places. This is the French Oak Point Reyes solid hardwood floor.

We’re still a little ways off from moving in, but things are coming along quickly. Can’t wait to share more updates. I want to share the basement soon too–all the framing is done and it looks so good! More to come. xo


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  1. 8.16.20
    Brittany Dee said:

    Beautiful! The flooring is fantastic!!!! Question, are you going to have a storage area in your basement? We are in the process of finishing our basement and I’m debating leaving a “room” for storage.. just wondering how you store all the things!

  2. 8.16.20

    Wow!!!! This looks so good!! I am so in love! 😍 so excited to see how you transform every space in that home. Congratulations 🎉

  3. 8.16.20
    Mona said:

    Floors look beautiful Sarah. I’m looking forward to watching the transformation of your new home and see all your personal touches.

    • 8.16.20
      Deborah said:

      Beautiful! I can’t wait to see the rest of the house. I just love ❤️ your style!!

  4. 8.16.20
    mona said:

    Absolutely Gorgeous!

  5. 8.16.20
    Kathy said:

    Beautiful, great choice! I can’t wait to see you add your personnel touch to the rest of the house!

  6. 8.16.20
    Lorri said:

    Oh my!!! Lovely, looks so open and bright..will never feel closed in there. Enjoy!!

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      yes!! Love how bright and open it is.

  7. 8.16.20
    Ruth said:

    Ohhhhh, the floors look absolutely amazing!! It looks so much better with light floors more open and roomy!

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      yes yes yes!

  8. 8.16.20

    Your new floors are gorgeous! I always wonder why builders don’t hire someone to do selections, so that what they put in is more representative of what people are looking for and someone buying the home is less likely to have to change so much? I can’t wait to see you style this home with your touches!

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      I agree!! The builder wasn’t the best, so I don’t know if they care!

  9. 8.16.20
    Kathy M said:

    What a difference!! They are just beautiful.

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      Huge difference!! Cant’t believe what a change it made.

  10. 8.16.20
    Barbara said:

    Beautiful!!! Your builder should hire you!!

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      haha yeah they probably should! 😉

  11. 8.16.20
    Bethany said:

    So beautiful!! Can’t wait to see how you decorate!

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      thank you Bethany!

  12. 8.16.20
    Candy said:

    Hi Sarah
    I love your choice of flooring. I remember when you were deciding And you made the perfect choice.
    Love your new home, may God bless you and your family

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      yes!! It was such a hard choice. But so glad I went this route!

  13. 8.16.20
    Marie said:

    Sarah it looks absolutely gorgeous. LookInt forward to seeing your personal touches and making it your own! You have such great decorating ideas in making a place look like HOME!!
    CONGRATULATIONS on your new place.

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      thank you so much Marie!

  14. 8.16.20
    Kathleen A Livick said:

    Gorgeous!You are very lucky!

  15. 8.16.20

    I love it. It is so you. Can’t wait to see all that you do to it.

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      I agree!! Thank you Betty. xo

  16. 8.16.20
    Carol Holtorf said:

    The floors look great. Thank you for taking us along on your journey in setting up your new home

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      Ah of course, thanks for being here Carol!

  17. 8.16.20
    Robin said:

    Love, love, love the flooring. So fun to watch as you are going along with your great style on your new home!

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      Thank you so much Robin!

  18. 8.16.20
    Donna J Ryan said:

    Looks fantastic. Speaks to your style 200%. Watching your posts. Love your enthusiasm for detail.and design.

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      ah thank you so much Donna!

  19. 8.16.20
    Vicki said:

    Looks great, Sarah! I’m curious to see how you style the niches on either side of the fireplace, those are quite unique! Whatever you do, I’m sure it will be beautiful!

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      I’m hoping to do built-in for those spots!

  20. 8.16.20
    Deborah said:

    Sarah, what lovely floors and home.

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      thank you Deborah!

  21. 8.17.20
    Mona said:

    Love your choice of flooring- the color is beautiful!!
    Question – You bought from Homd Depot – did you also have them do the install ?

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      do we have a different contractor doing the install for us!

      • 8.18.20
        Sarah said:

        I meant no!

  22. 8.17.20
    Ramona Wampler said:

    Sarah, I thought I liked darker wood flooring but you were so right! The light flooring opens it up and makes it seem larger too! Looks so much better.

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      yes, Ramona!! Seems much bigger now!

  23. 8.18.20

    Those wooden floors look really beautiful. It’s really great that you installed wooden flooring at your home

  24. 8.18.20
    J said:

    Great choice Sarah ! These floors are beautiful.❤️

    • 8.18.20
      Sarah said:

      thank you!

  25. 8.18.20

    You must be over the moon happy!
    Gorgeous choice…I’m anxious to the decor and area rugs you’ll use.
    Question: Would you know of a LVP that is comparable to Point Reyes shade?
    REALLY struggling with that, since everyone is going with the darker shades.

  26. 8.18.20
    Bernadette said:

    Looking so sophisticated. Can’t wait to see the next phase.

  27. 8.24.20

    Love the look of your floors!! I found a place by my house that can come deep clean the floors and I loved it, they also added a protective coat that isn’t toxic for my animals.

  28. 8.26.20
    Lori said:

    The kitchen floors and cabinets look fabulous! Great selection!