NICKEL SPACED WHAT?

One of the many DIY projects on our list was a shiplap wrapped fireplace.  If you read about our powder room you know that we installed actual tongue-and-groove shiplap on those walls, but this would be a bit different.  Since the vibe we’re going for in most of the house is kind of a mid-century […]

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UPSTAIRS BATH PART 1 – THE FLOORS

So we’ve officially started working on finishing one of our full bathrooms so that we can start to nail down a move in timeline.  It’s crazy that this enormous project of ours is starting to wrap up and putting some of these finishing elements in is just making it all the more real.  Despite his […]

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WE HAVE A BATHROOM!

Big things are happening at our (not so Little) House on the Hill and it’s made for a super crazy couple of weeks.  We’ve built and installed the IKEA kitchen cabinet boxes, shiplapped (that’s a word, right?) the fireplace, installed a few light fixtures, ordered and had doors and trim delivered, tiled the upstairs hall […]

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FLOORS. THAT IS ALL.

Hi there!  Happy New Year!  I hope you all had a wonderful New Year’s celebration.  The husband and I spent the weekend assembling and hanging our IKEA cabinet boxes (more on that later) and it was a long weekend of really late nights, but it’s been so worth it! 

We’ve had a really busy last couple of weeks at the house with one of the biggest, most anticipated steps finally being completed…THE FLOORS WENT IN!  After much hemming and hawing about potentially installing the floors ourselves, we decided that our old crappy sub-floor on the main floor was reason enough to spend the money and have the professionals do it.  We found an awesome local company, Green Wood Guys, to install the floors and they not only did so at a reasonable price, they took the time to figure out how to properly lay the weird product we purchased (the boards were essentially glued/finger-jointed smaller boards assembled into 8′ boards and they needed to figure out how to lay the boards so that the seams didn’t meet too much).  If you’re in the market for refinishing your floors or installing new floors, we highly recommend these guys!

Anyway, without further ado, I give you THE FLOORS!

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PAINT & UPDATES!

Happy Tuesday!  I hope you all had a fantastic, relaxing holiday weekend with your loved ones.  Anyone excited to be back at work???  No?  Not you?  Yeah…me neither since it means the long weekend of major progress the husband and I made on the house is over 😦 but alas, some of us need paying […]

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LET THERE BE WALLS!

Sorry for being a bit MIA the last couple of weeks, things have been a bit crazy around here!  There has been MAJOR progress on our (not so) Little House on a Hill that I’m super excited to share with you…WE HAVE WALLS!  And I’m not talking just framing…like actual, real-life, solid walls that you […]

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DIY POWDER ROOM VANITY

As you’ve probably gathered by now, I’m a HUGE fan of DIY.  I’ll DIY (or at least attempt) almost anything.  It’s not just a budget consideration (though my initial rationale does tend to be “that doesn’t look that complicated”), but rather just that I like to make things.  I’ve always liked to make things, so now that […]

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