Master Bathroom Renovation: DEMO!

Hi All! Last I left you, I mentioned we were about to undergo a major renovation of the master bathroom. It was a space that got a DIY makeover a few years back, but with wear + tear it was time for an overhaul. As much as I adore color, I could only image this new bathroom to be soft + serene … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Renovation: Plan + Mood Board

It's been quite some time - about a year - since we tackled a full-on big room renovation.  To put it plain + simple, the kitchen remodel last Fall just wiped me out... and we didn't even do too much on our own. When it was done, I was desperate for a break.  Then life got busy. Sports. Work. … [Read more...]

House Tour 2016

I've been blogging a long time - almost 6 years to be exact. Over this half decade, our home has changed, evolved, and become a place that is filled with meaning + reflects who we are & where we've been. And along the way, there hasn't been a single surface that's gone untouched - sometimes … [Read more...]

DIY Rolling Door Hardware using Plumbing Pipe

There are some do-it-yourself projects that are wham-bam-done and then there are those DIY creations that seem to take as long as building a house... Well I just wrapped up a fantastic, in my eyes, DIY project but it didn't come without a hundred hurdles along the way.  BUT we - yes, the Mister … [Read more...]

DIY Ideas for Book Organization

Happy Monday + Happy Spring! Even though it doesn't feel like Spring at the moment with a 30 degree chill, I am so thankful we didn't wake to snow this mornin' like those in NYC and Boston.  By the weeks end, I hear temps will be back in to the 50s - 60s. Phew.  Snow in Spring... what? Anyway, … [Read more...]

Simple Spring Wreath

I'm ready for spring. Winter - thankfully - didn't hit us hard this year in the North Country of NY, but I'm still ready for warm + sunny weather to once again appear. To welcome the coming change of season, I wanted to adorn my door with something new. Typically when April hits, I change over … [Read more...]

Modern, Rustic Teen Room + DIY Pallet Wall Tutorial

Hey There! Hope you're having a great week. Today, I'm sharing the details of another teen bedroom that I just finished up.  The other day I shared the first of the 3 teen rooms (all siblings) and you all were in love. Many of you chimed in and said "this is for a teen?  I want this room!"  With … [Read more...]

Kitchen Renovation: REVEAL + Resources

In less than a month, we'll be living in our home 6 years.  6 years. The fastest 6 of my life. More than double the time of any place we've lived before. We moved here as a family of 3 and now we're a family of 5 + a cute white little kitty. Life has changed so much and as much as our family + … [Read more...]

Kitchen Renovation: Paint + Wallpaper

You know if we're at the point of talking about paint, it has to almost be complete. That's right... we are mere days away from wrapping up the kitchen renovation and I still can't believe it's real.  When I look over to our kitchen area and my eyes see an entire new space, I want to cry.  It's … [Read more...]

Subway Tile Kitchen Backsplash Installation

We're 6 days in to the new year and I finally have a post up - HAPPY NEW YEAR. My biggest personal project ever closed out 2015, AND the same project is kicking off 2016... THE KITCHEN. It's almost complete.  I'm days away from sharing the big reveal, but before that I've been excitedly … [Read more...]