family room/playroom

The sectional hunt for the playroom was a bit of a rollercoaster but it ended in such a happy place. None of it will make sense though without this extremely awful photo of our downstairs. Let’s call this the before photo. I use this photo I dug up on my phone because you can see […]

Since we moved here, two years ago, we’ve spent most of our blog talking about and renovating the upstairs of our house–with the exception of Greta’s room and the guest room last year. We actually live in what is called a rambler style home, where the home is two levels of identical square footage (1700 […]


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