The short answer: gardening and spending money.
On Saturday, I mounted planter boxes to the railings of my tiny deck (all on my own!), visited two nurseries, and then planted lots of pots.
The long view, with some more pots:
(Ignore the fact that I STILL HAVE NO LAWN AFTER FOUR MONTHS FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, BUILDER.)
There are also pots by the front door:
Sunday I focused on the indoors and went TV and flat-pack furniture shopping. I returned with something resembling the monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey:
(I have not had to hit it with a bone. Yet.)
The TV stand is IKEA–not bad for Sweden, right? I have to thank my dad for braving IKEA with me, hauling everything around, and helping me assemble. Thanks, Dad!
And here’s one last picture showing a little more of how the monolith fits in the room:
Monolith is right, with that great white chair… Eames? It’s looking good, inside and out!
Swanksville! Everything looks so good. The TV and the stand are so fancy. And I love your pink adirondack chair.
Looks outstanding, well done!