These past 19 months since moving into this house have been big. Bigger than we anticipated when we moved here – perhaps bigger than we would have knowingly taken on, so it’s probably good we didn’t know what we were getting ourselves into. Ha! But as the projects came up and we decided to just […]

Painting the Master Closet: Chris Loves Julia

Last week we finished putting up all the trim and getting things filled and sanded, and this week has been all about paint. As a reminder… Kind of hard to look at, haha. Clutter, paint samples on the wall, wood floors mixed with wood shelves and wood baseboard and white baseboard and wood filler and […]


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