Kitchen: Prepping for Paint

It's kinda crazy, but it's been 10 weeks since we closed on our new-to-us home and just over a month since we moved in.  Due to budget and timing, we had no plans to remodel the kitchen.  The space is very large and duals as our kitchen + dining room.  From the day we stepped foot into the house, … [Read more...]

Living Room Progress

It's been several weeks since I shared an update on our brick ranch fixer upper which started with a preview of the progress on the large living room.  Since then, we officially moved into our new home after 6 weeks of renovations, which included a lot of sheetrock work, a new bathroom, and a new … [Read more...]

Brick Ranch Fixer Upper: Living Room Transformation

It's hard to fathom that a month & a day ago we bought a new home and moved.  The month has been the longest, yet shortest ever.  It's been filled with joy, excitement, and moments of sheer nervousness.  I've never slept so little or asked myself so many times, 'did we make the right … [Read more...]

Our Brick Ranch Fixer Upper

A few days ago I shared that a little less than a month ago we sold and bought a new home. The move was local, within 10 minutes of our previous home, but it has still be a challenging transition. The new house is a fixer upper, as I'm calling it the Brick Ranch Fixer Upper, and the areas of … [Read more...]

Selling. Buying. Moving.

It's been 3 weeks since we moved. Yes you heard me right, we sold our house, bought another house, and MOVED. It all started mid-summer and completely came out of left field; it was totally unexpected. Short version of the story... we always desired to live in another part of our town … [Read more...]

Back-of-the-Door Towel Bar

There are a handful of posts that I receive so many questions about.  One of the most asked-about post is how I hung towel bars on the back of my bathroom door, especially upon me sharing details of the newly renovated master bathroom. Life could not go on anymore without me addressing this, ha. … [Read more...]

Serene + Sophisticated Master Bathroom Reveal

It's been months in the making, but I am excited to share that my master bathroom renovation is complete.  I actually wrapped it up right before the new year hit, but I was awaiting a few accessory items (the finishing layers always make complete a space) + I really wanted to use the space on a … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Renovation: Tile + Grout

It's been a few weeks and lots of progress has been made on the master bathroom renovation! Last I left off, I shared details on the demo (which we hired a contractor to do) + the steps to prep the space for tile.  Once that part of the job was complete, it was my turn to step in.  Thankfully … [Read more...]

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...]