Curtain Call

This weekend, curtains are on the agenda.  Originally I had pinned down classic white curtains with black trim (pictured below) for our family room, but I am second guessing the decision.  This week I have been whipping out mood boards


Built In Billys Part 3

Hey-yo, all of this multi-colored trim is gone: Last night, we painted all of the trim we added to create one, seamless, built-in look: Ta-da!! It is just how we imagined it to look way back when we put together


Built-In Billys Part 2

When we left you after part 1 of our built-in Billy bookcase posts, this is how we were lookin’: Although, Monday, you got a sneak peak of the work we got done over the weekend when we revealed the new

9 months ago, while painting our staircase spindles and railings (ironic I was doing the same thing this weekend), I took a break and wrote a quick post about something I couldn’t stop thinking about: Adding a window in the

You may remember our inspiration photo as far as art goes for the family room from our mood board: I originally found this photo here, but of course didn’t link the exact post and now I can’t find it again.

A large part of this family room renovation is the wall of built-in bookcases that will flank either side of the sliding glass doors that lead out to the back patio.  It’s our solution to our home’s pesky foundation that

You may (or may not) remember what our old carpet looked like in the family room.  It wasn’t very memorable.  Standard oatmeal color.  A much higher pile than we would have chosen for ourselves: The carpet made us uneasy.  When