before and after

At the end of every year we like to share before and afters of all the projects we got done within the year. I just looked back at 2020’s end-of-year post, and giggled to myself because I was confident we would be staying in our last house for a very long time. Just goes to […]

  The entry is the one space in our home that has been under a constant renovation ever since we moved in. From updating the floors to the banister. The upstairs looks dramatically different thanks to a wall (that’s our new closet!). It got a new (old) HUGE door that was originally on the back […]


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