Creating a Cohesive Color Palette

Creating a cohesive color palette throughout a room, or even a whole house, can be challenging. Yes, certain colors work well together while others don't, but the most important factor that makes - or breaks - a room / a whole home is balance. With drama, needs calm. With color, needs … [Read more...]

DIY: Rolling Barn Door

I am putting the final touches on the kitchen cabinets, but in the meantime I've been working on a slew of other projects for the brick ranch fixer upper.  It's been a busy couple months with moving, the holidays, and client projects, but thankfully with the recent freezing temps, we've been … [Read more...]

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...]

Kitchen: Creative Vision Board

Before posting about the next steps of the DIY kitchen remodel for our brick ranch fixer upper, I want to share the design direction for the space. Much of the kitchen is staying the same (the floors, wall wainscotting and the layout), but with some budget-friendly upgrades like paint, hardware, and … [Read more...]

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...]