Wow! It’s been FOREVER! Sorry about that. Life gets in the way sometimes…since my last update I have officially made the career leap from Marketing Research Consultant to…INTERIOR DESIGNER! I’m loving every day of it so far and am really happy with my decision to follow my gut and move to something that will allow […]Read More
Hi everyone! It’s been a while 🙂 Life has gotten a bit crazy as my day job has gotten super busy which makes blogging on a fairly regular basis difficult. But summer is here! And with that comes a bit more time to do stuff we want to do…well…hopefully…at least that’s the goal, right? I’m going to […]Read More
Plans are important when you’re doing a renovation, but as I’ve been told in the past “planning is everything but plans are nothing” (or something like that). Our plan for the last week was to bang out the framing and trimming of the windows (at least the upstairs ones) so that we could bring our […]Read More
Well…that took longer than expected. What the husband and I thought would be a weekend project of tiling the surrounding walls in our upstairs hall bath ended up taking about 7 nights…and I’m talking LATE nights. But was it worth it? AB-SO-LUTELY. It was a really gratifying experience learning (well, teaching ourselves really based on […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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!Read More
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 […]Read More
It seems I’ve found myself in another design nerd dilemma, and I need your help! For those of you who have been following along, you know that our master bathroom has been designed for a while. The plan is to have a very timeless black and white design with a bit of a retro feel […]Read More
Happy Turkey Day! I hope you’re all preparing yourself for good times with good people and delicious absurd amounts of food tomorrow! Sorry for the lack of updates last week it was a CRAZY one filled with really late nights, countless trips to Home Depot (or “the Deeps” as the husband and I lovingly refer […]Read More