Now that the house is on the market, staged as best we can manage, its easy to forget some of the transitional stages. Like before we had a table:
Or when we bought a bed, but no frame
Those would be t-shirts posing as pillowcases on our bed. One particular purchase was a huge deal: getting matching furniture. New. From a furniture store.
There were only three months between getting the house and getting married, so the first year was mostly bare rooms with odd bits of furniture and white walls. Odd like this gigantic desk that fit nowhere.