Author: rania

I’m Enjoying My Time Fixing Up Our Dream House

I’m Enjoying My Time Fixing Up Our Dream House

Moving to California was a goal of mine for about 20 years. My husband and I finally reached that goal by moving here about 8 months ago. Every moment that we have been here has been enjoyable. We bought a house that was originally built in the 1980s, and we are sprucing it up. I’ve been working on finding the perfect window shutters for our sunroom. I spent years with heavy curtains on my previous home’s windows to block out the cold weather in the state we came from. However, my plans for our new place are to use bright colors, window treatments that allow in a lot of light, and light-colored furniture that looks right at home in a beautiful beach home.

While I have wanted to live here for a long time, it never occurred to me that we would one day have a home on the beach. Waterfront property is not cheap. My uncle lived on the beach for decades, and I had always admired his place. So, when his house was passed down to me after he died, I was more than a little surprised. After he retired, I always assumed that he would sell the place and go off to live in a gated community with a lot of other seniors in the area. However, he remained healthy and lived on the beach up until the point that he had a heart attack and passed away.

I’ve been looking at websites over the past few days and calling several companies nearby to get quotes for wooden shutters. I have been thinking of buying white plantation shutters that I can open to let the sun shine into our sunroom easily. That room looks out over the water, and we are looking forward to waking up on …

My House Looks Like a Showcase

My House Looks Like a Showcase

The decision to buy plantation shutters was not an easy one. This is not a minor purchase, but it is one that is necessary. I could have went the cheap route, but you really do get what you pay for. I knew that if I got cheap ones, I would end up getting new ones again within a few years unless I wanted to have old looking shutters. I would rather pay a premium price upfront and have great shutters for the long haul. When I looked at Orange County Shutters, I knew that they were the company that I wanted to use to get my shutters.

To be honest, the only reason I decided to use them is because of how genuine they came across just on their website.…