KITCHEN: Prime + Paint

Happy 2018! It's been a few weeks since I shared about the progress of the DIY Kitchen Remodel in the Brick Ranch Fixer Upper.  Last I left off, I finished prepping the existing wood stained cabinets and I shared the design vision for the space.  Now that the cabinets are prepped, it's time to get … [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: 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...]