When we moved into this home, it had a (surprisingly dark) sun room, that we knew from the beginning needed to be a dining room. At the time we had no idea what would be involved in making that happen, but this is where we started: Of course, once we started tearing into the sun […]

We finally got our living room to a point where it feels cozy and comfortable and like us. It didn’t happen overnight. In fact, it took almost a year and a half so I thought it would be fun to share the different variations here, as well as where we are now! Here’s what our living room […]

We generally don’t do back to back reveals, but consider yourself spoiled, because TODAY we’re showing you the phase 1 makeover we did in the little girls’ bathroom!! (If you missed yesterday’s playroom reveal, check it out here.) Last week, we put the pedal to the metal to focus on tying up a few project […]


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