We’ve actually been working on some miscellaneous house projects over the summer, and I thought it was about time to catch the blog up. (I’ve also been working on finishing the basement … and it’s really close … but not quite completely finished … but that’s the next update, promise?) Inside the house – Main … More We did some stuff.
The deck, that is. We did it. We sealed it all up. It looks amazing. It’s been one heck of a Spring and Summer so far – rainy, super hot & humid, a weekend of gorgeous weather, then hit repeat and head right back into rain. I can’t complain, all in all it hasn’t been … More Sealed.
It’s the last post before I show you guys the renovated space … and it’s going to be a (kind-of) quick post. We’ve been working on finishing the space for weeks now. We had a really great contractor … until he wasn’t. We’re not sure exactly what happened. Everything was coming along just fine, very … More The Basement … it’s almost finished.
Another update on the basement … which is still the only renovation being completed at our house, so you’ll be all caught up. The crew had a nice break from our house … and a bit of gorgeous February weather to work on someone else’s deck. 😊 It took the drywall finisher about 2 weeks … More The Basement, Part 3
Just a quick update on the basement progress … which, for the time being is the only renovation going on in our house. The crew finished the framing and roughing in the plumbing and electrical (previous post, Part 1). Patrick & I spent a night installing speaker wires, HDMI cable, ethernet, etc … so that … More The Basement, Part 2
And, they’re back! The same crew that built our deck for us, is not finishing our basement. And it came together fast – maybe too fast. But, it’s coming along fast too – which is good. We’re ready to be done with these big projects. And this is basically the end of them. After this, … More The Basement, Part 1
A 1-year update post on our current renovation house. I’m not sure which way to put it. Because it seems like we’ve been working on this house for a looooong time and we’re just so used to living here now. But, it’s also ONLY been 1 year since we bought this house and started renovating … More Already? … or … That’s it?
So, this is a quick Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from our house to yours. Just a few happy holiday pictures of our house and decorations. It’s been both challenging and fun to decorate the new house … everything needs a new place to go! And, while we definitely didn’t get all of our … More Happy Holidays!
This one is exciting for me. For several reasons. (1) The bathroom is finished. Completed. And it looks great! (2) I’ve literally been working on this room, off & on, for the entire past year. Literally. (3) Now, when you walk upstairs, you don’t see this eyesore of a half-demoed room welcoming you to our … More Full Bathroom, ✓
They say … the devil is in the details. But those details also make the whole project work. So, while tedious, and often times problematic, they are usually my favorite part. I think big picture, but when it’s time, I delve into the details and sometimes obsess over the littlest pieces. But, the secret? The … More And, a few more details.