Because we don’t have enough to worry about around our own house (clearly, I jest) the hubs and I decided to buy our first rental property. Of COURSE we couldn’t buy one that didn’t need a ton of love. Let’s check out the before pictures, shall we? The exterior is all brick which means it
With so much to do in our house, it’s kind of obnoxious that I’ve spent so much time worrying about what to do with our fireplace BUT we didn’t have a fireplace at our old house, so I was super excited to now have one for a few reasons. 1. Marshmellow roasting season. 2. I
GoodNESS! With our house still in progress AND we decided to buy a rent house in need of love—more on that little number another time—I have felt 100% unaccomplished over the past few weeks. Oh sure, there has been no rest for the rehabbing weary. Wallpaper peeling in this room. Painting in that room…but
Once upon a time, we bought a greenhouse bought a house that had a greenhouse hanging off the side of it. With visions of year-round homegrown veggies dancing in our heads, we were stoked at the idea. Then we discovered that what we had really purchased was a retirement home for spiders looking for a
We are still at it in the master bathroom but are making serious headway. It feels so freaking good. The pocket door/entryway door awkwardness has been resolved. Remember that post?… The vanity cabinets were in great shape—we may give them a fresh paint job down the line, but there is lots of life left there—but
Hey guys! We are still alive. This new construction site has not had the best of us yet. In fact, we are moving from wallpaper removal to the much more dramatic transformation of our master bedroom and bathroom. Clearly, time for an update on what’s been going on around these parts. Ooooooookay. Here we go.
With 75% of the rooms in our new construction site covered in dated wallpaper you can imagine where all of my free DIY time has been spent. While I’m not afraid to pat myself on the back for the progress made in my world that revolves around how much wallpaper removing I can squeeze into