She may not have a name yet, but she has a pretty room waiting for her! Take a peek at our soon-to-be new addition's gold, grey and pink nursery! Luckily Baby Sister (as we call her) has a handy dad, otherwise she would not have perfectly spaced gold dots on one… Continue reading Nameless baby’s nursery reveal!
I've been dying to give our fireplace a makeover for a lonnnnnng time now. I have despised the look of our grungy fireplace since the day I set eyes on it over a year ago. My husband, on the other hand, was content with the natural, rustic look. I talked and talked and talked about… Continue reading Adventures in whitewashing!
If you haven't realized by now, Trent and I get our kicks from DIY projects and home improvement. Our last house was so new and in no need of repairs, that we really had to think hard to figure out projects that would keep us busy and that we would see a return on when… Continue reading Stain me beautiful!
After a couple of weeks of hard work, our pergola is finally completed! We have been here almost a year, and have never really had a good outdoor space to hang out in other than the pool. This pergola was just what we needed to make this house feel like a home! We have been… Continue reading Pergola reveal!
Our pergola project is underway! This big pile of fabulous smelling Cedar got delivered to us a few weeks ago. Trent started by cutting the decorative edges on each end of the boards. We decided to go with a "Champfer" cut. I originally accused Trent of picking that because it was easier than… Continue reading New nursery and pergola progress.
Though the house is far from picture perfect on the outside, we have conquered several major exterior projects over the last 6 months or so. Unfortunately some of these projects were unforeseen. We had to cut down 3 of our big trees 😢 . Two were filled with termites and rotting away, while another was… Continue reading Exterior updates
I am SO behind on updating this thing that I was ready to give up. Luckily I came to my senses and decided to catch up by posting a few pictures of where we are now. As always, there is still lots to do but LOTS that's been accomplished! We have done TONS to… Continue reading The blog is not dead!
This blue scribbling on notebook paper served as the master plans for our home renovations. I found it crumpled up in a mess of papers that I was sorting through the other day. I think it's safe to say that our little dream has been a big success! <a I think I'll frame it and hang… Continue reading Master plans
The ugly addition that once served as 400 square feet of wasted space has finally been thrown away. Literally. Trent and a beast of a man named Santiago, completed the demo job late Saturday afternoon. If you are curious why we would throw away 30% of livable house, here are a few reasons 1: The… Continue reading Downsizing complete!
I would like to say that my lack of posting is because we are SOOO busy nonstop renovating this place. The truth is that we have kind of been taking it easy and enjoying our house. This has been much needed after the past couple of months we have had. Don't get me wrong, we've… Continue reading Days 52-60: Demo, kitchen and this and that!