Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Mr. Handsome Unveils a Surprise

Last week, we transported all of our belongings to our rental home in Tennessee so we can move in after the honeymoon. We were blessed to have Mr. Handsome's parents and siblings make the trip with us to help. Who needs to hire a moving crew when you are marrying a man with seven siblings, a 15-passenger van, and a large trailer?

Mr. Handsome lived away from home for four years while he was in dental school, so he has a table, couch, bed, dresser, and desk that are in great condition. Being a female, I was greatly concerned because my dresser (from childhood) is made of light wood, and Mr. Handsome's is made of dark wood.

I spent two days thinking about how awful our bedroom would look with two dressers that are not even remotely the same color, but my wonderful fiancé came up with a quick solution. He surprised me by refinishing his great-grandmother's antique dresser to match his dresser. I wish I had taken a picture of the dresser beforehand. All of the handles were broken, and there were water stains on the wood. After Mr. Handsome worked his magic, the dresser looked brand new.


21 comments:

  1. Anonymous6/17/2015

    I bet it was quite the transformation!
    I too wish you would have taken before pictures:-( oh well.
    It looks like a lot of work, the finished product looks amazing!!!
    Mr. Handsome is quite the handyman...
    He is going to be a blessing to have around the house;-). I know because I have a handyman husband at home too! Nothing he can't fix:-D:-):-D

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  2. Anonymous6/17/2015

    That is so sweet. When are you getting married??

    :-)

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    1. We tied the knot on June 20th. :)

      Blessings,
      Ellie

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  3. Anonymous6/18/2015

    He did a very good job

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  4. WOW! What a loving, caring and talented Mr Handsome you have! :0)

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  5. Anonymous6/19/2015

    Mr Handsome is a dentist? That's awesome! What do you do, Ellie? Did you two meet at college?

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    1. I'm a journalist. I met Mr. Handsome's sister in school, and she introduced me to him.

      Blessings,
      Ellie

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  6. Anonymous6/21/2015

    He did a good job. He so talented.

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  7. Anonymous6/23/2015

    so sweet!!! hope you are really enjoying this time.
    love,
    alexis

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  8. Will you do a wedding post? And show us some pictures of your big day?

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    1. Hi AP,

      I promise to post pictures as soon as the photographer sends them. :)

      Blessings,
      Lily and Ellie

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  9. Andrea6/28/2015

    Congratulations on your wedding looking forward to reading about it!

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  10. Anonymous6/29/2015

    are you going to post any wedding photos?

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    1. For sure! So far, I have only seen one. The photographer is still editing the rest.

      Blessings,
      Ellie

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  11. Anonymous7/06/2015

    Dear Ellie,

    I hope your wedding was everything you dreamed and hoped for.. and that you are enjoying/enjoyed your honeymoon. Would love to see pictures if you feel up to it.
    Praying for a happy marriage for you.
    Love,
    Alexis

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  12. Dear Ellie congratukation To God be the Glory.may Gid bless you moreover .what lovely. Women of God.

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  13. Anonymous7/13/2015

    Is his name really Mr. Handsome or do you just call him that?

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    1. Mr. Handsome is a nickname, but I think it suits him well!

      ~Ellie

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  14. Anonymous9/26/2015

    If you go to the website Craigslist they have an area for free stuff. It is mostly when people are remodeling their house and want to get rid of the older stuff, but that older stuff is still good. You can search by state. Take a friend with you to pick it up - just to be safe.

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    1. Thank you! I will have to check that out.

      Ellie

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  15. Anonymous11/08/2015

    it looks beautiful !! well done

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