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We’re about to embark on a major renovation. In that process, the tub may or may not stay in the same place, but the window isn’t going anywhere. We love the idea of a big walk-in shower, with natural light cascading through the giant window. Sounds amazing, right? Record screech as reality walks in the […]

The mudroom was a laundry room when we moved in, and when we renovated a room on the second floor to house the laundry room of our dreams — this became Cricket’s room. We then started thinking this room might make a good “pool bathroom” since it’s just off the backyard, but the longer we’ve […]

We’ve been on a journey to find the perfect exterior color to pair with our red brick. You see, our windows need replacing, so we’re taking this window of opportunity (see what I did there?) to paint all the exterior trim, soffit, and fascia to match. We color-matched my top window colors, and we’ve been […]

To catch you up, we’re currently in the process of renovating our daughter Faye’s room. She’s nine, and she’s pretty interested in design, so I’ve been including her in some of the decision-making. Well, I presented her with 28 wallpaper samples (all selected by me), and after much contemplation from her, and a little back […]

This certainly isn’t our first time having pocket doors installed, and it won’t be our last because they solve so many design problems! After pivoting from our initial plans to source some antique French doors to lead into the study, we realized we could add just as much charm with pocket doors. And it turns […]

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