We moved into this new house last June and promptly started renovating everything in July. We have been here now for 9 months, completed a ton of projects, and are still plugging along. Overall the experience has been largely positive. I understand that DIY is not for everyone, but Andrew and I are having a great time working… Continue reading Before & After: A Full Home Progress Update
In spite of having a newborn, we have been able to complete a few small projects around the house. Natalie is a very easy newborn (as far as newborns go), and my husband gets antsy without a to-do list! Last fall I found the top of a hutch at the thrift store for $10. I… Continue reading Repurposed: The Thrifted Hutch
I blogged here a few months ago about the nursery for Baby Girl (we are sooooo close to a name!). I have been wanting to make a floral mobile to go above her crib, and this week I found the time to start! Actually, that’s not entirely true. I was procrastinating and decided that playing with… Continue reading A Happy Friday, Indeed.
There is something immensely satisfying about three fourths of a renovation. There is also something amazingly frustrating about it. When we started this whole process mid-July, Andrew and I drafted up a Before Baby List knowing we wouldn’t be able to do everything we wanted prior to her arrival. We are close enough to the… Continue reading Three Fourths.
We have rooms done. Like, I can walk in and not immediately think “I need to do X, Y, and Z”. The best (unexpected) part about this is that our house is starting to feel like home. Up until now, I have felt like we were working on someone else’s building. Now, when I walk in and… Continue reading Before & After: THREE Room Reveals!