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Painting Tile

More painting? Really, Erin, haven’t we already addressed that you have a painting problem? Well, let me share this fun little project – and yes, it sortof involves painting. I took on the task of remodeling our basement bathroom last winter (see here,┬áhere, here and here). But I never quite tackled the shower since I … Continue reading

Blog Updates

Blog Updates

Just wanted to let you all know – I’ve added a new page to our little blog. It’s basically a little home tour with some great before and after shots of the work we’ve done. And we’ve done A LOT! Check it out by clicking on the “Our Home” link at the top of the … Continue reading

Hello, July!

Hello, July!

Seriously, where does the time go? I can’t believe it’s July. That means we are half way through the year (yikes!), I get to celebrate both of my brothers’ birthdays, my favorite sister-in-law brings the kids out so I can spoil them endlessly on vacation, and I get to go to the Florence and the … Continue reading

Step Away from the Paint Brush

Step Away from the Paint Brush

I think this is what Seth is secretly thinking lately. You see, I have a problem. Or a few problems. I can’t make simple decisions – like what color to paint our bedroom. And, I actually like to paint. Translation: I’ve painted our bedroom twice in one day – two different colors. And I did … Continue reading

Bathroom #3 – Reveal

Bathroom #3 – Reveal

Project: Main Bathroom Remodel Date: June 29, 2009 Phase: Walk through before purchasing the house Date: March 7, 2012 Phase: Demolition   Date: April 15, 2012 Phase: The Reveal   And there you have it. Our third and final bathroom remodel!   Source List: Floor tile – Floor and Decor discount store Shower tile – … Continue reading

Recycling & Gardening

Recycling & Gardening

I’m so glad I didn’t throw out all those empty wine bottles. I finally found a way to recycle them and keep my herbs from drying out! It’s my new mini irrigation system! Apparently the water should last about two days or so. I’ll let you know how it goes, but I’m pretty pumped with … Continue reading

Bathroom Update – Tile

Bathroom Update – Tile

Oh, yeah baby! It was a busy week at work but guess what happened this week? TILE. Check it out:       Ok – so we’ve put up backerboard, drywall, tile in the shower and primed and painted the wall. And don’t forget that light fixture! Lots of work done here. Wall color is … Continue reading

The Chair – Before and After

The Chair – Before and After

Bad blogger am I. This is the only “before” photo I can find of my $12 Goodwill chair. But – here she is now!     And I just love her! It just makes my heart so giddy to see her sitting in my living room. And I really wish that she would have had … Continue reading

Dresser Reveal

Wow. This is my first real reveal. Remember way back when, when I found this little lovely on craigslist? And remember when I had no idea what I wanted to do with it? And I looked for inspiration here? I finally figured out my inspiration for the piece and got to work.  It went from … Continue reading