Jess’ Long And Skinny Balcony Reveal!! + The DIY IKEA Floor Tile Hack That Was WELL WORTH The Blood, Sweat, And 2-6 Tears

My co-dependant relationship/design support with/from Caitlin Higgins has for the millionth time paid off. I, Jessica A. Bunge, designed and photographed a sure, “tiny” balcony, but an entire balcony nonetheless in under two months. Does that sound impressive? Not really. Did I finish by the 7/20 deadline?? Almost. But as someone who has a history of overthinking every last detail of every design decision in her life (because isn’t there always a way to make it cooler?), potentially prolonging the design process, this is nothing short of the beautiful, Parisian-inspired miracle.

But let’s start at the beginning dun, dun, dunnnnn…

So much potential but also VERY daunting at first sight. How was I going to make this functional and beautiful? Could I even have a table and chairs with that comical width? How was I going to cover that flooring? Well, I was determined and came up with a plan…man.

I wanted to show these photos to remind you of how wildly skinny my balcony is. And what is even WILDER is that it’s not original to the building. I KNOW. They couldn’t have spared a couple more feet???? Maybe they felt it in their bones that I would live here one day and thought, “You know what Jess needs? A real hard design challenge. A long 30″ x 20′ balcony it is! “Well, balcony builders, challenge accepted.

Welcome to Paris-adena, France:)

My love for these windows only rivals my love for my living room turret window. In typical Jess/Libra

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Iris Jean Sweat Johnson Mixon | Obituaries

Iris Jean Sweat Johnson Mixon—wife, mom, grandmother (“Mema”) and friend—died Wednesday, July 21, 2021, subsequent a temporary ailment. She was 83.

She was born in 1937 to Archie and Betty Sweat. She was lifted in the Forks of the Hurricane wherever she ongoing to get in touch with property all of her lifestyle. She  married Arnold Johnson with whom she welcomed her 3 boys-David, Daniel and Mark. In 1983, Arnold handed unexpectedly. She then married her spouse of the last 35 several years, Bobby Mixon.

In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in loss of life by her to start with partner, Arnold Mordant Johnson, a sister, Evelyn Sweat Smith and a move-daughter, Renee Mixon Fritz.

She invested her doing the job years devoting her time to King Edwards Cigar Manufacturing facility, her father’s chicken farm and later at D.L. Lee & Sons Meats till retirement. She appreciated singing with “The Cousins’’ and was an lively member of Beulah Baptist Church and the “Sunshine” Sunday School course. For the duration of her retirement, she kept chaotic tending her seasonal back garden, canning and preserving, shopping with mates and caring for her grandchildren. She will generally be remembered for her fast wit with flawless timing, pockets full of candy and the never-ending provide of baked items.

Survivors involve her loving spouse, Bobby Mixon her kids, David Johnson, Daniel Johnson, wife Patricia and Mark Johnson, all of the Forks of the Hurricane her step-small children, Tammy Clark, Dover, DE

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