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We’ve been making some improvements to the overall curb appeal of our exterior, and so naturally, I’ve been looking more and more at our bright white trim and wondering if we could do better. We’ve made no changes to the exterior of the house, and I find the red brick to be incredibly attractive and […]

March 16, 2023

I’ve painted many rooms before, and there’s that moment of truth when you finally get a good look at the finished paint color, where you might question everything. You spend so much time picking the perfect paint color, and even as you’re painting, you never know how it’s going to look until the paint has […]

March 15, 2023

In true renovation spirit, things in the study have gotten a bit worse before getting better. But all the pieces are getting put back together, and we’re in the home stretch! To catch you up, we’re in the process of narrowing the opening into the study, adding pocket doors, and building shelves and cabinets on […]

March 9, 2023


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