In our 2020 roundup, I slipped in the fact that we moved our apparel line, ProperTee, “in house” and renovated a warehouse and the office space attached to it to set up shop. Although it was casually said, it was actually a HUGE deal and we’re super proud of it. And honestly, it deserves its […]

We have been doing a quick phase 1 renovation of the girls’ bathroom (read more about the plans here!) over the last week and it’s coming along so well! We painted the countertops last week using the same countertop paint (and color–Putty!) as we used in our kitchen in our first house nearly a decade […]

Custom Drawer Fronts for IKEA PAX Closet Drawers

A couple weeks ago we shared how our closet looked after painting everything. In case you need a reminder: Yes, those are IKEA PAX closets. We built bases for them to raise them up the height of our baseboards; filled the extra holes and added facing; added base, crown, and a ceiling treatment; and painted everything […]


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