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One tip I always give to any DIYer or home renovator is to take before, progress, and after pics. It’s important to document the progress, even if you’re not posting them anywhere, because celebrating the progress is crucial for keeping the momentum going! This post is all about the before and afters of every project […]

When I looked back at when we introduced our plans to renovate both the laundry room and Greta’s bathroom, I realized that was 7 months ago! I can’t believe how much time has passed! This bathroom and the still-unfinished laundry room (more on that another day) actually inspired the “10 Things That Can Derail a […]


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