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.
Hi there. Guess what? It’s been 1 year since we bought this house. Yep, I know. One. Whole. Year. (+ 1 day because I waited until this morning to finish this post. 😊 ) I decided to hold off on the 1-year comparison post until after the holidays. I know, I know. It’s not exactly … More More happy little details.
So, continuing with the updates posts … here are some details we’ve checked off our list over the past few months. (Picture heavy post because the details are always the best part!) (“Past few months,” because some of this work was started and completed back in September/October … or just started back in October and … More It’s always in the details.
***I’m so far behind on updating this blog. Much this work was completed in September and October. We were on vacation for literally 2/3 of November, and then it was Thanksgiving. But, I’ve been hard at work and getting stuff done. I really want to see how far I can get by the 1-year mark, … More Interior Deck Work.
Seriously, it’s been so long … both since I’ve updated this blog … and since I’ve had anything to update it with. So, don’t fret … you haven’t missed anything. We haven’t really done any major renovations since the last update. But, just to get everything up to date, below is some stuff we’ve finished … More Been a while.