MASTER BATHROOM REVEAL

This bathroom has been a long time in the making and while most of the work was completed before I started my blog, I finally finished this room up! Here are a few before photos. Nothing horrible, but definitely not our style. The bathroom was a huge selling point for me on this house because … Continue reading MASTER BATHROOM REVEAL

DEEP BLUE BOARD AND BATTEN : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 2

It's week 2 of the ORC, which means the first change in the laundry room is in the books! All the other participants are making big changes too, so head over there to see more awesome projects. Because I had a bunch of these materials left over from other projects, this cost me less than … Continue reading DEEP BLUE BOARD AND BATTEN : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 2

DIY HERRINGBONE BRICK PORCH

Okay, so this brick porch might be the best thing that has ever happened to the exterior of our house. It's at least tied with the limewashing. I love it so much! Christmas 2019After limewashingTa-da!!! I knew that after the brick was limewashed, the house was going to feel a little one-tone and that I … Continue reading DIY HERRINGBONE BRICK PORCH

WE LIMEWASHED OUR BRICK!

Over a year ago when I fell down the rabbit hole of white brick exteriors on Pinterest, I started dreaming up what my own house would look like white. I have nothing against traditional brick, but a good white exterior just makes my heart flutter! This is just the first of many exterior projects on … Continue reading WE LIMEWASHED OUR BRICK!

DIY FAUX VENT HOOD

It's done, it's done, it's done! This project really should have only taken two, maybe three days but our household got hit with RSV hard so it took about a week. E had RSV, pneumonia, and a double ear infection (poor kid). He so lovingly shared all his germs with me and I'm going on … Continue reading DIY FAUX VENT HOOD

KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 3 : FINISHING TOUCHES

While I finished the bulk of the kitchen before Elliott was born in November of 2018, there were still a few finishing touches that I wanted to do. cABINET Hardware Okay, I think we added the hardware before Elliott was born, but it makes such a difference! We used these cup pulls for the drawers, … Continue reading KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 3 : FINISHING TOUCHES

MY PARENTS’ QUICK BEDROOM UPDATE

A year ago, my parents bought a new house! They have a lot of big dreams for what the space will eventually become and I'm so excited to help them along the way. I only wished we lived a little closer (like closer than a 20 hour drive) so I could help them all the … Continue reading MY PARENTS’ QUICK BEDROOM UPDATE

KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 2 : WHITE IS THE NEW ORANGE

Last week I shared how I built my builder's grade stock cabinets up to the ceiling and added a couple of farmhouse touches. While those were all exciting things, our biggest issue with the kitchen still remained - the color of the cabinets! We had what are very common in many builder's grade kitchens, which … Continue reading KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 2 : WHITE IS THE NEW ORANGE

KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 1 : FARMHOUSE TOUCHES AND CEILING HEIGHT CABINETS

When J and I first walked into this house while we were house hunting, I just had a feeling this house was the one. There were problems that created a list of projects a mile long, but the house had just enough redeeming qualities to make me really excited about what I could turn it … Continue reading KITCHEN MAKEOVER PART 1 : FARMHOUSE TOUCHES AND CEILING HEIGHT CABINETS

FROM DRAB TO FAB : GERMAN SCHMEAR STONE FIREPLACE

Almost 2 years ago, I completely redid the fireplace in our house. One of the best decisions I made with that fireplace was adding thin brick and then using a fun technique called German schmear (thank you Joanna Gaines!!!) to give it new life. Don't you love this sign from Ebenezer Market? I'm still trying … Continue reading FROM DRAB TO FAB : GERMAN SCHMEAR STONE FIREPLACE