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.
***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.
It’s amazing. We use it all the time. It is the best thing we’ve ever done during a renovation. It was worth all of the money to pay someone else to do it. The crew literally did everything. We didn’t do anything. They did excellent work. Have I mentioned that we LOVE it? I mean, … More The Deck.
Part 1: Keep Out. We bought new door knobs. Now, no one with a key from the previous owners can enter our house at will. (Took us long enough.) I bought new knobs WAY back in March … and when I tried to install them, well, they just didn’t go together. The screws were too … More Privacy.
The main level, half bathroom has been torn out since before the floors went in. We’ve gone without a bathroom on the main level for months. (approximately 3 months & 21 days without a first floor bathroom, in a 2-story house, with a reminder that we had been living in a 1200 sq ft ranch … More The Half Bathroom, ✓
This post is just mostly for me. We’ve put a lot into our first house. And, our new house is not the same style at all. Which is good. I’m ready for a change. And the new house will allow us to incorporate some pieces and spaces we couldn’t at our first house. But, I … More #favoritethings from our #firsthouse.
Let’s continue … So, Friday night? After we finished working ALL week on the house and felt like it was a mad rush to the finish? We left Cincinnati, headed home, and walked to the Club for food & drinks. It was a nice treat. It’s been more than a few weeks since we’ve … More Hard Stop.